Thursday, June 21, 2012

New Zealand Poetry Day - Poetry Competition

New Zealand Poetry Day

27th July 2012

Poetry Competition

To celebrate New Zealand Poetry Day, the Timaru District Libraries are inviting Poets to submit poetry for prizes. There will be a number of prizes donated by the Timaru District Libraries awarded to selected poems and announced at Poetry Readings on Friday 27th July from 5pm. 

There are 2 categories: Adult and Teens.

Poets must be a member of the Timaru District Libraries.

For more information go to

New Zealand Poetry Day - Free Poetry Writing Workshop

New Zealand Poetry Day - Free Poetry Writing Workshop

Saturday 30th June 2012

Have fun exploring and writing poetry with Pleasant Point's Karalyn Joyce. A three-hour beginners look at poetry - come along, be inspired and learn a few skills to enter the Timaru Library Poetry Competition in association with NZ Poetry Day on Friday 27th July.

Bring a pen, paper and your favourite poem to share

This is a free workshop.

For more info contact Nigel Brown - 03 6877476 or email