Archive for the ‘open mic nights’ Category

Thanks to all who joined us on Febrary 15 to see poets from here and abroad join Brian Turner in reading at Poetic Justice. Pa Runga was bursting at the seams with over 45 audience members, a record night. Funding from the Upper Clutha Community Arts council allowed us to bring in a poet of […]

Poetic Justice Wanaka has received funding from the Upper Clutha Community Arts Council to bring in some well-know New Zealand poets as featured readers. First up will be Brian Turner on Monday, 15 February. From the New Zealand Book Council website: As one of New Zealand’s most significant writers on landscape, environmentalism and sport, Turner […]

Thanks to all who came along to our final Open Mic Night for 2009 on December 19. We had 10 readers — a record — and our greatest variety of nationalities and voices to date. Congrats to Liz Breslin, who won Best Poem and scored herself a bottle of Pinot Gris from Olssens Winery.  We will be […]

Thanks to all who joined us for the second Poetic Justice Open Mic Night. We heard some great poems, and everyone who read in the first half of the night got to read again because Tony was late. Thanks Tony! They sounded even better the second time. Speaking of Tony, his poem You Are the […]


Poetic Justice held its inaugural Open Mic night last Monday, 19 October, at Pa Runga wine bar, and what a night. Thanks to all who read and all who came just to watch – the wine flowed, the talent was undeniable and Liz, our MC, managed to only say the “F” word three times. Congrats to […]