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Phantom National Poetry Day Calls On Team Of Five Million To Take Celebration Online

Monday, 23 August 2021, 4:52 pm | National Poetry Day

Undeterred by the continuing restrictions caused by the Delta outbreak, the organisers and sponsors of Phantom National Poetry Day are encouraging poetry lovers across the motu to join them in a virtual celebration as scheduled, on Friday 27 August. ... More >>

Phantom National Poetry Day 2021 Set To Ignite Public Spaces!

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 9:14 am | National Poetry Day

Poetry fans across Aotearoa New Zealand are eager to create a vibrant, diverse Phantom National Poetry Day on Friday 27 August 2021, after the global pandemic curtailed public gatherings last year. The packed programme goes live today (Thursday 5 August), ... More >>

Biggest ever National Poetry Day supported by award-winners

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 10:00 am | National Poetry Day

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day #NZPoetryDay announces its largest ever celebration of poetry today, with more than 135 events programmed to take place around New Zealand. More >>

Bringing poetry to the people with free online collection

Friday, 28 July 2017, 10:42 am | National Poetry Day

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day celebrate their 20th anniversary this year and, to mark the occasion, are publishing free online poetry collection 20/20. The collection includes Poet Laureates, Ockham New Zealand Book Awards winners and strong ... More >>

Winners of National Poetry Day ‘Given Words’ competition

Saturday, 1 October 2016, 11:43 am | National Poetry Day

M E D I A R E L E A S E from Palabras Prestadas, Spain For immediate release, 30 September 2016 Winners of National Poetry Day ‘Given Words’ competition announced The Spanish poetry project ‘Palabras Prestadas’ meaning ‘Given Words’ is ... More >>

A Poetry Competition with a Twist for National Poetry Day

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 10:30 am | National Poetry Day

A Poetry Competition with a Twist for National Poetry Day Do you write poetry and like a challenge? Nelson-born artist and poet Charles Olsen runs the online Spanish poetry project called ‘Palabras Prestadas’ or ‘Given Words’ and is inviting ... More >>

Most Impressive Event Programme to Date

Friday, 5 August 2016, 11:46 am | National Poetry Day

Today sees the launch of Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day’s most impressive event programme to date. Enjoying its 19th year National Poetry Day will be celebrated on Friday 26th August and continue its legacy of taking poetry to the people all ... More >>

New partnership powers up National Poetry Day

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 12:14 am | National Poetry Day

In its 19th year, National Poetry Day — the biggest nationwide poetry event of the year —will be boosted by the partnership between the New Zealand Book Awards Trust and Phantom Billstickers, with a sponsorship agreement announced today. The ... More >>

80 Fantastic Events for National Poetry Day

Monday, 10 August 2015, 9:26 am | National Poetry Day

From seasoned award-winners to newbies facing a microphone for the first time, National Poetry Day — Friday, 28 August —unleashes the power and excitement of poetry for one incredible day of activity all around New Zealand. Celebrating its 18th year, ... More >>

National Poetry Day returns for its 18th year

Monday, 23 March 2015, 3:53 pm | National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day returns for its 18th year – Registrations are now open The highly popular and eclectic National Poetry Day will be staged for its 18th year on 28 August 2015. A varied programme of events around the country will celebrate ... More >>

NZ celebrates poetry with National Poetry Day on 22 August

Monday, 11 August 2014, 5:00 pm | National Poetry Day

Poetry lovers are spoiled for choice with more than 60 events being held all around the country to celebrate National Poetry Day on Friday, 22 August. National Poetry Day is held in association with the New Zealand Post Book Awards. More >>

It’s National Poetry Day!

Thursday, 26 July 2012, 11:55 am | National Poetry Day

New Zealand throws itself into the arms of bards tomorrow; it’s National Poetry Day! More >>

What Rhymes with Wairarapa?

Friday, 13 July 2012, 9:23 am | National Poetry Day

Wairarapa Poets take to the road on National Poetry Day this year. On Friday July 27, there will be poetry events nationwide, but the Wairarapa is the only place where a bunch of poets is going on a road trip to spread the word. More >>

National Poetry Day – Interactive, Multi-dimensional and Fun

Tuesday, 10 July 2012, 10:20 am | National Poetry Day

New Zealand throws itself into the arms of bards on Friday 27 July – National Poetry Day. More >>

National Poetry Day 2011: Events Listing

Friday, 24 June 2011, 12:27 pm | National Poetry Day

WINTER AT WAIPU POETRY EVENING 7 p.m. -9 p.m., 22nd July 2011 Y-Not Café, Waipu Come and hear the winners of the Bream Bay poetry competition, read some of your favourite poetry, or just relax and listen to local people read and perform their ... More >>

Unleash your inner-poet

Friday, 18 March 2011, 10:21 am | National Poetry Day

Proposals are now being sought from Kiwis around the country who love poetry, and would like to hold a special event on Friday 22 July in celebration of National Poetry Day 2011. More >>