Tag Archives: Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ)

Our 2019 Poetry Competition

The PitWR trustees would like to thank  Otago University Press and Otago University Bookshop for their long-term support of our annual poetry competition. We welcome Karen McDonnell to our sponsorship team.  Karen owns The Wardrobe in South Dunedin.  Earlier in the year Karen opened The Wardrobe  for two … Continue reading

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Our 2017 CHAIRity FUNdraiser

We purchased 40 odd wooden chairs  which we gave to local artists along with 9 poems and the brief, use the chairs as a canvas to respond to one of the poems. Each artist was allowed to choose 5 free … Continue reading

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Our 2014 poetry cards and braille booklets

  2014 poetry cards and braille booklets   I’ve already had several requests for some of our surplus summer cards. If anyone else would like some of these spare poetry cards either for themselves, friends, or to drop in to medical centres/rest … Continue reading

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Five and Twenty

No, not blackbirds BUT five birthdays and 20 editions of Poems in the Waiting Room. And we are celebrating!! Firstly, with the opening of our PoArtry exhibition Bellamys at Five on Sunday September 1 @ 5pm – Bellamys Gallery, Macandrew … Continue reading

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You know winter is here

when you go out to get the paper and it’s looking like this.So you decide it’s a day for altering plans AND they just might involve 5900 winter poetry cards, 5 rolls of cellotape, 2 boxes of envelopes, sheets and … Continue reading

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