Auckland Poetry Slam Final info

Posted: September 19, 2011 in Uncategorized

Auckland Poetry Slam 2012 Info

This year the Auckland heats and final are part of the Legendary Going West Poetry Slam now in its 9th year

Heats and the final are not only for the Going West Poetry Slam with huge prize money
But the top 3 will also be Auckland’s representatives at the NZ National Poetry Slam to be held in Wellington later this year

Heats, entry info etc is as follows…

The annual Going West Poetry Slam brings together poets from around the country to compete in front of a live audience.

With $1000 for first prize, $700 for second prize and $500 for third prize, this year offers the largest cash prizes in New Zealand.

In addition, for the first time, the winners will be taken to Wellington to compete as Auckland’s representatives in the National NZ Poetry Slam Grand Final!

Put your rhyme on the line and slam it out with the best.

Come along to compete or be a voting member of the audience. A bar and supper will be available.

There will be five heats, starting with Heat 1 on 14 August and culminating in the Grand Final on Saturday 8 September.

Tuesday 14 August
The Thirsty Dog, 469 Karangahape Road, central Auckland

Registration from 7pm
Slam starts at 8pm

Thursday 23 August
Zeal, 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson

Registration from 6pm
Slam starts at 7pm

Saturday 25 August
Titirangi Library, 500 South Titirangi Road

Registration from 12.30pm
Slam starts at 1 pm

Saturday 1 September
Mangere Arts Centre, corner Orly Ave and Bader Drive, Mangere

Registration from 6.30pm
Slam starts at 7pm

Saturday 8 September
Titirangi War Memorial Hall, 500 South Titirangi Road

Registration from 6.30pm (please note: registrations are limited)
Slam starts at 7pm
Grand Final to follow Heat Five at approximately 8pm


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