Ōrongohau | Best New Zealand Poems 2023

Seventh in the series of events highlighting the very latest work of writers active in Wellington and further afield with New Zealand Poet Laureate Chris Tse introducing Ōrongohau | Best New Zealand Poems 2023.

When | Āhea

Mon 19 Aug 2024, 12.15–1.15pm

Where | Ki hea

Rongomaraeroa, our marae, Level 4

Cost | Te utu

Free event

'The idea of poetry is a shared language that helps us to hold up a mirror to the worlds so we can make something happen, from a declaration of love to a call for change', writes New Zealand Poet Laureate Chris Tse in his introduction to Ōrongohau | Best New Zealand Poems 2023. 

Hear Chris introduce Hana Pera Aoake, Cadence Chungharold couttsLeah DoddIsla HuiaArihia LathamJackson McCarthyHannah MettnerSinead OverbyeEmma Shi, Tracey Slaughter, Stacey Teague, and Marjory Woodfield as they read work from this annual anthology in a warm-up for National Poetry Day.

Find out about the other events not at Te Papa.