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In the spirit of the Beatles who put out a Christmas record for their fans, Earl of Seacliff Art Workshop, the Poetry Archive of NZ Aotearoa (PANZA) and HeadworX offer to you, our friends and clients, this small token for your enjoyment.

Poems on football and cricket, Aztec Pyramids, the art of poetry, historical 19th century verse and an excerpt from Michael O’Leary’s recently published autobiography Die Bibel.

Contributors: Michael O’Leary, Rowan Gibbs, Harry W. Emmet, F. W. Nielsen Wright, and Mark Pirie.

Download and view the free pdf of this book (file size 766KB):
http://www.markpirie.com/books/esaw-christmas-surprise-2014

The 20th issue of the newsletter from Poetry Archive of New Zealand Aotearoa is available now for download as a pdf.

Inside Summer 2015, volume 5, issue 4: Niel Wright on Mark Young and Poetry as Intellectual Construct; comment on Dick Bird (1925-1984); classic New Zealand poetry by Dorothy Gard’ner (1884-1955); tribute to Les Cleveland (1921-2014); further comment on Robert J Pope by Bill Sutton and Niel Wright; new publications When Harry Met Marion by Rowan Gibbs and Poems for my Father by Mark Pirie; donate to PANZA through PayPal; recently received donations; about the Poetry Archive.

The Poetry Archive of NZ Aotearoa (PANZA) now has over 5,000 titles.

Thanks to all those who have donated to the Archive over the past year.

The Poetry Archive of New Zealand catalogue has now been significantly updated to reflect new acquisitions in November.

Recent acquisitions include donations from Mark Young.

The Archive began in February 2010 with around 3,000 titles and has grown substantially in the past year. PANZA would particularly like to thank Auckland poet, editor and novelist Alistair Paterson, Wellington poet/publisher Mark Pirie, Wellington publisher Roger Steele, Cecilia Johnson and the late New Zealand anthologist, poet and memoirist Harvey McQueen for their sizeable contributions to the fast-growing collection.

A full list of donations is listed in each issue of Poetry Notes, the PANZA newsletter.