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14 April 2015 Reviving poetry award for young New Zealanders
The National Schools Poetry Award is back, and we need your support. Read more
1 April 2015 Best New Zealand Poems 2014 surveys the terrain of New Zealand poetry
This year's collection is edited by New Zealand's current Poet Laureate Vincent O'Sullivan. Read more
4 March 2015 Award-winning author Mal Peet has died
We are very sad to learn of the death of the wonderful English author Mal Peet. Read more

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National Schools Poetry Award 2015

New Zealand's only national poetry competition for high school students is back! Entry deadline is Friday 3 July. 
Enter the Award (please read the rules of entry).
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Ken Duncum; Michael Hirschfeld Director of Scriptwriting

Ken Duncum - the Michael Hirschfeld Director of Scriptwriting

Scripts are slippery, hard to get right. But the symphony, the smooth-running engine of a powerful script is a thing of beauty. Read more about the MA.


Apply by 21 June 2015

for second trimester undergraduate workshops in Poetry (CREW 253), Short Fiction (CREW 254), Children's Writing (CREW 255), Māori and Pasifika Creative Writing (CREW 256), Science Writing (CREW 352), and Writing for Theatre (CREW 353).