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Posts Tagged ‘ poetry ’

Can you guess what Nurses have in their pockets?

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Creative Writing, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Win movie tickets, dinner for two and a book of poems with your best guess



Poetry takes over Old St Pauls Friday

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Poetry slams Wellington for finals on Friday

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Poetry slam sees people turned away from Wellington venue

Aug 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

A form of poetry relatively unknown in New Zealand attracted a sell-out crowd in Wellington last weekend.



Creative writers come to the party for 2014 Fourth Floor Journal

Oct 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Editor says taking on the project is like throwing a party and hoping the guests turn up.



Poetry and coffee prove a winning combination

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

Whitireia creative writing students and local writers create book of poetry to hold while drinking coffee.



Pacific poet draws giant squid from ocean

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

VIDEO: Daren Kamali launches his second book of Pacific poetry with inspirational readings to a Wellington audience. FRANCESCA JAGO reports.



Poetry slam nationals in Wellington

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THE NATIONAL Poetry Slam final is being held in Wellington this weekend, and organisers hope it will boost the popularity of poems in New Zealand.

The competition has been running thoughout the country over the past four months. the 12 finalists will be given three minutes to present an original poem – without any props – and they’ll be judged by audience members randomly selected on the night.



Winning poem suggests classic capital experience

Sep 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Everyday interaction in Cuba St cafe wins poetry competition.



CD a slice of nostalgia for unique student radio station

Aug 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article

Human FM’s collection has five years of Blah Blah Blah open mic shows, reports ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL



Poets to pitch poetry to Rugby World Cup fans

Aug 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Pacific poets will run workshops in the Cup fanzone.



New face for Wellington poets

Apr 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Rusty Tongue poetry collective restarts open mic nights.



REVIEW: The might of the word versus that of the sword

Feb 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Opinion

HANNA BUTLER reviews Nabeel’s Song, the story of Iraqi poet Nabeel Yasin whose prose defied a dictator.



Fellowship poet’s creative koha to world

Sep 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wairarapa fellowship gives her three weeks creative freedom.



Total immersion poetry workshop opens hearts

Sep 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Whitireia Polytech encourages new generation of poets.



Poet regains hope in a Creative New Zealand

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

New funding system has one poet giving them another chance.



‘Wellington Sonnet’ takes first prize in poetry comp

Dec 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Top wordsmith takes out the Wellington Sonnet Competition.



Hailstones fail to deter Whitireia poets

Sep 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News

Noisy weather makes encores compulsory at Paekakariki reading.