Entries open for 8th “Kokako” Haiku & Senryu Contest

Haiku poets are encouraged to enter the 8th “Kokako” Haiku & Senryu Contest.

Closing date: 31 October 2015

The fee per entry is NZ$5, AU$5 or US$5 – cheques are acceptable (made out to “Kokako”); overseas entrants can send cash at their own risk.

With as many as three haiku/ senryu allowed per entry, submissions can be emailed to:

Entries can also be posted to:

The “Kokako” Haiku Competition
Patricia Prime
42 Flanshaw Road
Te Atatu South
Auckland 0610
New Zealand

Poets must send two copies of all entries, with the entrant’s name, postal address and email address given on only one copy of each entry.

There is no limit on the number of entries that can be offered by any one poet.

All poems entered must be previously unpublished and not under consideration elsewhere.

First prize – NZ$200; Second and Third prizes – NZ$50 each.

The first three prize winners, plus 3 Highly Commended & 3 Commended entries, will be published in “Kokako” in April, 2016.

Judge: Catherine Mair

Winners will be notified by email or mail.

Any theme is acceptable.

Enquiries: email Patricia Prime.