Archive for the ‘Poetry’ Category

Discounted pre-sale tickets for The Bacchus Sessions: A Poetry Symposium with Glenn Colquhoun are on sale now at Gifted Design Store, Helwick Street, Wanaka.   That’s $20 to watch Glenn read at Mt Maude Vineyard on March 24, and you get a free glass of wine on arrival! Not in Wanaka? Email us and we’ll […]


Poetic Justice Wanaka presents a day of words & wonderment with Aotearoa’s preeminent poet, Glenn Colquhoun. When: Sunday, March 24 Where: Maude Vineyard, Maungawera Road, Wanaka Poetry Workshop 10am til 12noon: $35.00 Sharpen your wordsmith chisels with one of the country’s finest poets. Spaces are strictly limited so get in quick! Book your space by […]


Poetic awesomeness in Wanaka with Cilla McQueen last weekend – Friday night reading at Federal Diner and a productive and inspiring workshop on Sunday at the lovely Black Shack. Lucky us. Thanks to Federal Diner, Maude Wines (love your Pinot Gris!) and the Black Shack for helping us make it happen.


  Poetic Justice Wanaka presents AN EVENING WITH CILLA MCQUEEN. Former New Zealand Poet Laureate and Burns Fellow Cilla McQueen will be reading in Wanaka on Friday, 9 November at the Federal Diner on Helwick Street from 6pm to 8pm. Light meals will be available before and after the show, and everyone will receive a […]


It’s been raining in Wanaka for two days, so we’re guessing everybody’s been doing quite  bit of writing. Good timing, because two months have gone by we’re due another Poetic Justice Open Mic session next week. The theme is WORDS & ART. Got anything visual to share? Bring it along! But, as usual, we’re a […]


JUSTICE FOR ALL The project: Seven poets, 14 poems each. Seven individually-numbered books. Each poet puts two poems in each book, decorated as he or she sees fit. The outcome: Seven one-off poetry collections showcasing some of the best work from our Poetic Justice regulars.  The Poetic Justice Justice for All books are complete, and on […]


Thanks to all who joined us on a sunny Sunday at Federal Diner for this month’s open mic. A stellar lineup or readings – poetry, prose, English, Spanish, French, you name it, we heard it. Congrats to wee Liam who won a nice set of mugs from Wanaka Beerworks for his mum. Next up, Open […]