An annual magazine published in September
of haiku, senryu, tanka, renga, haibun and other kinds of poetry
Edited by Bernard Gadd & Patricia Prime
Subscription $NZ10 or equivalent or $20NZ for a joint Kokako/ SPIN poetry magazines subscription (($25 outside NZ) to Owen Bullock, 42 Galbraith St, Waihi, New Zealand.
Submissions for Kokako 2004 by July 1, 2004 to Bernard Gadd 43 Landscape Rd, Papatoetoe, Auckland 1701 NZ, firstname.lastname@example.org
Patricia Prime 42 Flanshaw Rd, Te Atatu South, Auckland, NZ, email@example.com
Entries for the First New Zealand Haiku/senryu contest should be sent to the editors by December 31 2003. $5NZ entry free for unlimited entries. The three best receive a sub to Kokako and SPIN worth $20 and the best 20 will be included in Kokako 2004. Only NZ residents and ex-patriates are eligible. Entries should be unpublished and not on offer elsewhere.
SPECIAL SECTION 2004 will be auditory haiku, haiku in which sound is an important element. Submissions welcome from readers, subscribers and others.
KOKAKO 2003 contains work by 61 poets from ten countries. It features tanka, with an introduction by Tony Beyer.
in the warm
glow of kerosene
now and then
his gentle voice
from cabin shadows
(Marianne Bluger, Canada)
and includes haiku/senryu
early autumn sunlight
an old man, wheeling his bike
up the hill
(Martin Lucas, UK)
Poetry by Nola Borrell, Mark Collet, Jill Chan, Rangi Faith, John OConnor, George Gott, Alan Papprill, Jack Ross, Philip Waterhouse and others.
An annual poetry magazine published in March,
sister publication to Kokako.
Subscriptions as above and also submissions to the editor, Owen Bullock, 42 Galbraith St, Waihi, New Zealand, firstname.lastname@example.org