Poets Slam Their Way to a Championship Title.
Who will be the next champion? You decide! New Zealand Poetry Slam presents the 2017 National Poetry Slam Finals, where
the top poets from across Aotearoa will battle it out in Hamilton on Saturday November 4th for the chance to be crowned
New Zealand National Slam Champion with nothing but their words, passion and a microphone.
Poets representing Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Tauranga, Whakatane, Christchurch and Southern Lakes will have three
rounds to read their own original work and win over the audience. With judges selected from the audience, the power is
with the people to pick their own champion. The winner will receive literary and cash prizes, as well as a year’s worth
of bragging rights.
Established in 2011, New Zealand Poetry Slam hosts the annual National Slam Finals to bring together poets and audiences
in a hilarious and moving literary battle for all ages.
What: New Zealand National Poetry Slam Finals
When: Saturday November 4th
Time: Doors 7PM, Show 7:30PM
Where: Zeal, 9 Ward Lane, Hamilton
Cost: $10 students, $15 general admission
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