THE EDITOR

Introduction

Read Selina Tusitala Marsh's introduction to her selection of the best 25 poems published in 2017, dedicated to her friend and mentor, the late Associate Professor Teresia Teaiwa. Read on >

 

THE POEMS

2017

Explore editor Selina Tusitala Marsh’s picks of the most compelling poems published in 2017, and discover exciting new writers alongside some of the best-known figures in New Zealand poetry. Read on >

AUDIO

Poets read

Poetry is meant to be heard. Listen to the poet’s voice in this selection of audio recordings showcasing poems from the current and previous issues of Best New Zealand Poems. ​Listen >