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Sunday, April 3, 2011

The 6th Kokako Haiku and Senryu Competition

Closing date: 31st October 2011

First Prize NZ$200

Second and Third Place prizes of NZ$50 each

Judge: Owen Bullock

Send entries to:
The Kokako Haiku Competition,
Patricia Prime, co-editor
42 Flanshaw Road
Te Atatu South
Auckland 0610
New Zealand

Please make cheques out to Kokako
Overseas entrants may send cash at their own risk

Conditions of entry
  1. Haiku must be previously unpublished and not under consideration elsewhere.
  2. Entry fee is NZ$5 for every 3 haiku; for overseas entries, US$1 per haiku, cheques acceptable or cash at your own risk.
  3. Send two copies of each haiku, or group of haiku, with your name and address on one copy only.
  4. 1st, 2nd & 3rd haiku, 3 Highly Commended and 3 Commended entries will be published in Kokako 16 (April 2012).
  5. Winners will be notified by email or mail.
  6. Any theme is acceptable.
Any queries, email: pprime (at) ihug (dot) co (dot) nz


  1. Thank you, Kirsten. I may just dip my paddles in too.

  2. Excellent! We'd love to have you :)

  3. thanks, I've posted this on my facebook page: Czandra Mostly

  4. Thanks for helping get the word out there, Sandra!