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Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day Prepares For Its Most Thrilling Year Yet!

Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 11:04 am | Phantom Billstickers

Aotearoa’s beloved one-day countrywide celebration of poetry is back for its 26th year, and it’s gearing up to deliver an extraordinary array of events that promise to soothe, delight and uplift the nation on Friday 25 August. Last year's 25th anniversary ... More >>

41 Posters For Zero Dollars To Bring The Streets Alive With Music Posters This May

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 11:13 am | Phantom Billstickers

Street media company Phantom Billstickers is celebrating New Zealand Music Month by repeating last year’s offer of free posters for musicians. While in 2022 the company gave away 40 posters to each act, this year’s offer is for 41, to mark ... More >>

Registrations Open For Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day, To Be Held On Friday 25 August 2023

Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 2:52 pm | Phantom Billstickers

National Poetry Day is scheduled for 25 August 2023, and as its administrators open registrations for events and seed-funding, they are inviting organisers across the motu to join in to unleash the uplifting power of poetry. Robin McDonnell, CEO of ... More >>

Sticking Up For Live Music With Free Posters

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 7:45 am | Phantom Billstickers

Phantom Billstickers wants to see live performances roaring back once Covid restrictions end. So it’s putting its money where its mouth is with free posters for bands and other live performers. The offer amounts to 50 posters printed and placed for free ... More >>

New Poems Hit The Streets Of Aotearoa

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 12:53 pm | Phantom Billstickers

As 2020 enters its final phase, Phantom has curated a selection of original works by Becky Woodall, Eamonn Tee, Simon Sweetman, Ruby Porter, Steve Thomas and David Eggleton. Diverse in their form and inspiration, these poems continue the Phantom ... More >>

Social issues a major theme for National Poetry Day

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 9:07 am | Phantom Billstickers

Climate change and the plight of refugees are the focus of some of the 150+ events in this year’s Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day, taking place on Friday August 23. More >>

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day 2018

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 8:55 pm | Phantom Billstickers

Poetry marathon for Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day 2018 Today (Friday 24 August 2018), a marathon programme of poetry events will take place around New Zealand in celebration of Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day. With more than ... More >>

Phantom Billstickers pay tribute to the nation’s poets

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 9:36 am | Phantom Billstickers

Phantom Billstickers pay tribute to the nation’s poets as they announce National Poetry Day 2018 New Zealand is a nation of poets and poetry lovers. Last year Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day broke all records, with 120 events taking place ... More >>

Champions of the Word.

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 12:12 pm | Phantom Billstickers

Tomorrow is a huge day for fans of writing. It’s Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day – the annual nationwide celebration of poetry and poets. This is the second year running we’ve sponsored New Zealand’s festival of the word. Friday ... More >>

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day's 20th Annniversary

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 11:04 am | Phantom Billstickers

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day celebrates 20th anniversary with more than 100 events nationwide To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day offers its most ambitious and wide-ranging programme of events yet. On ... More >>

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day publish ten poems

Friday, 30 June 2017, 12:27 pm | Phantom Billstickers

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

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day celebrate 20 years

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 9:15 am | Phantom Billstickers

To mark the 20th anniversary of Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day (NPD), 20 leading Kiwi poets were asked to select one of their own poems, something they felt spoke to New Zealanders now. They also chose a poem by an emerging poet, writers ... More >>

Poetry of James K. Baxter taken to the street

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 3:21 pm | Phantom Billstickers

A fatal heart attack in 1972 meant one of our most powerful and beloved poets never got to blow out more than 46 candles on his birthday cake. But on the 90th anniversary of his birth on the 29th of June, it seems appropriate to remember an utterly original ... More >>

Kiwis Touched by Poetry in the Streets

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 4:07 pm | Phantom Billstickers

Phantom Billstickers marks iconic Kiwi author Janet Frame's birthday by putting posters of her poetry up in the streets throughout New Zealand. More >>

Kiwi Poets In New York

Thursday, 9 February 2012, 2:55 pm | Phantom Billstickers

For two years Jim Wilson travelled to cities and towns throughout the USA and put poem posters by Kiwi poets on poles, walls and in cafes and stores. More >>

NZ & US Poetry takes on the world!

Tuesday, 10 November 2009, 2:01 pm | Phantom Billstickers

An initiative by Phantom Billstickers* to provoke some thought, while putting some beauty back into the world’s streets, has seen POEM POSTERS featuring poems by New Zealand and American poets plastered all over New Zealand as well as Sydney, ... More >>

Poetry plasters New Zealand and Nashville

Friday, 29 May 2009, 9:55 am | Phantom Billstickers

Poster poems will soon be plastered across 13 centres in New Zealand and in Nashville, Tennessee, as part of an initiative by a national poster company. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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