Spoken Word Competition Gallery

We ran our first-ever Spoken Word Competition between July and August 2021. It was an online event hosted by the legendary spoken word poet and performer, Te Kahu Rolleston (Ngāi Te Rangi). All the entrants showed creativity and courage, with powerful, thoughtful messages to share. You can view the winning entries, and a selection of other videos rated highly by the judges below.

Rangatahi category (18 years and under)

Open category (19 years and over)

People’s Choice Award

Other great spoken word competition videos