Write your Poem in the Sand!

Title pageWe had a great time writing our poems in the sand.  See the Competition Results page for the winners’ poems, Gallery page for pictures, and click here to see our video of the poems written on the sand during the event.


Come and write your own, original poem on the sand at Orewa Beach, and have your poem featured in our drone movie of the event.

Poetry on the Beach is a wrap up event for National Poetry Day, and will be held on Saturday 25th August 2018, 11:30am-1:30pm, at Moana Reserve, Orewa Beach, Auckland, New Zealand.

P_Wood, BriarThere will be spot prizes, as well as a $100 prize for best poem, judged by Ockham NZ Book Awards Poetry Prize finalist Briar Wood.

Your poem can be short or long, you can be creative with formatting and layout, and you are also welcome to decorate your poem with natural materials that are found in the beach environment.  Let your imagination run wild!

Click on the links above for more information, and to register ($5).