Tag Archives: Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ)

Spring 2019

Welcome to our Spring 2019 poetry card. This edition’s poets are; Laura Mucha, Lois Parker Edstrom, Elena de Roo, Janice Marriott, Sandra Simpson, Barbara Crooker, Gayle Brandeis, Glenn Colquhoun, Robert Creeley and Donald McDonald. These cards can be found at … Continue reading

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Another National Poetry Day event

We’re also celebrating National Poetry Day on August 23 by providing all patients at Dunedin’s Mercy Hospital, with a poetry postcard on their lunch time meal tray. We selected 10 poems, offered them to 10 artists and their response to … Continue reading

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2019 Poetry Competition Results

Time to announce the winners of the 2019 Poems in the Waiting Room Poetry Competition The 2019 competition winners have all been notified, and I’ve emailed everyone, who provided me with an email address, to let them know the results are out. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Autumn

Welcome to the 2019 Autumn Poems in the Waiting Room poetry card. Mercy Healthcare has been extremely supportive and has offered to sponsor our poetry cards for the next four seasons. We’re printing 8400 cards and delivering them all over … Continue reading

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Summer 2018

Our summer card has been out a month now so a very belated welcome to it. If anyone in NZ would like copies of the summer card please let me know, I’ve got plenty to spare. The featured December poets … Continue reading

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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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