We know, we know. You can't have the 2021 National Poetry slam in 2022. But, we're breaking all the rules and doing it anyway!
Rescheduled due to Covid, we are holding the 2021 National Final in 2022.
Come experience the most electric, hilarious, and powerful spoken stories in the country at the New Zealand Poetry Slam National Final! The top poets from across Aotearoa have been battling it out in their own cities for a chance to compete at the National Finals. Now, the best performance poets in Aotearoa will perform in Christchurch for a chance to be crowned 2021 National Poetry Slam Champion.
Held since 2011 this will be the 4th year the National Finals will be held in Ōtautahi. This years event will feature poets from Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hawke’s Bay, Nelson/Golden Bay, Southern Lakes, Tauranga, & Wellington.
Uncensored but hate speech free.