National Poetry Day: Hindsight is 20/20 Plus

Taste the letterpress revival at Wai-te-ata Press on National Poetry Day. Drop in between 1–4 pm to typeset and hand-print a found poem.

Get Involved

Wai-te-ata Press, Rankine Brown RB006


Excerpt your favourite line from the 40 poems in The Phantom Bill Stickers National Poetry Day 20/20 Collection to typeset and handprint a collaborative found poem. Garamond? Rockwell? Univers? Pick your poison from our historic metal collection.

Newbies and seasoned enthusiasts welcome. Walk away with a copy of your creation to help keep letterpress alive.

Covid-19 update

To keep everyone safe at Covid-19 Alert Level 2, we ask you to:

  • use the sanitiser available at the door,
  • wear a face covering (B.Y.O strongly encouraged, limited disposable masks available),
  • maintain physical distancing of 2m at all times,
  • please be patient with us if we need to limit numbers in the Press and ask you to queue.

Lastly but most importantly, we ask that you please remember to be kind to yourself, and to one another as we continue to navigate these unprecedented times.

For more information contact: Ya-Wen Ho 04 463 5784