CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!

Whangarei celebrated National Poetry Day on Thursday, July 29, at the Nectar Cafe on Bank Street, followed by some raucous late-night poetry at the Butter Factory.

Winners of the 2010 Northland competition:


OLD HATS
:

1st: Anne McDonnell, Maestro

2nd: Martin Porter, My lover is a rainstorm

NEW HATS:

1st: Tim Howard, relating

2nd: Jac Jenkins, Found

1st Honourable Mention: Moae Armstrong, Land for the wrong white crowd

2nd Honourable Mention: Maxine Hillier, My Father’s Voice

PEOPLE’s CHOICE AWARD

(votes from ballot boxes in both libraries):

Pamela Teesdale, Russian Blue

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR WINNERS AND ALL OUR POETS WHO HELPED US CELEBRATE THIS YEAR.

THANK YOU TO OUR JUDGES, OUR SPONSORS, NECTAR CAFE and BUTTER FACTORY.

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