Tag Archives: Kath Beattie

Winter 2017 – our 35th poetry card.

Our winter card always features NZ poets and the prizewinners in our annual poetry competition.   We’ve sent 8500 winter cards out into the world so look out for this burgundy poetry card in your nearest medical waiting room, rest home … Continue reading

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2017 Poetry Competition Results

Time to announce the winners of the 2017 Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ) poetry competition   The 2017 competition winners have all been notified, and I’ve emailed everyone, who provided me with an email address, to let them know … Continue reading

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Our winter-red poetry card is on its way.

After a glorious autumn, winter has arrived with a rush. Never mind, we were all ready and prepared. The winter-red poetry cards were posted off this afternoon so they should be landing in medical waiting rooms, hospices, rest homes and … Continue reading

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Braille and boxes

Amanda, from the Blind Foundation, sent me this cover photo of our Poems in the Waiting Room winter braille edition. The braille booklets will be dispatched on June 10. Sincere thanks to The Lion Foundation who are covering the costs of the … Continue reading

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Spring 2012

Spring 2012 sees the publication of our sixteenth edition of Poems in the Waiting Room. The cards should be in every medical centre, rest home, hospice and prison in the South Island by the first of September. If you can’t … Continue reading

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Approaching autumn

I’m sitting at my desk sheltering from the 28 degree heat, thinking about possible poems for the winter poetry card while I have two and a half thousand autumn poetry cards boxed beside me! Unlike summer I tend to work … Continue reading

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