The Annual New Zealand Poetry Society International Poetry Competition

The New Zealand Poetry Society Te Rōpū Toikupu o Aotearoa has been running an annual poetry competition since 1987.

The competition is open to members and non-members worldwide, with members receiving an entry fee discount. All entries are eligible to be published in our annual poetry anthology.

Poets can enter four separate entry categories.

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Open Category for adults (18 years and over)

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Open Category for juniors (17 years or younger)

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Haiku for adults (18 years and over)

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Haiku for juniors (17 years or younger)