WHALE OIL: One man’s fight to save his reputation, then his life

Truth is stranger than fiction. For Auckland businessman Matt Blomfield, the truth is stranger than strange. In May 2012, Blomfield found himself the target of a vicious online attack; the work of Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater. The attack came out of the blue, destroying Blomfield’s reputation and career, stealing …

Unleashing the unifying power of poetry in New Zealand communities

MEDIA RELEASE: On Friday 23 August 2019, Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day will once again give New Zealanders the opportunity to come together and unleash the power of poetry in their own communities.  Last year, a massive 150 events took place nationwide – double that of four years ago – …

Biggest ever National Poetry Day supported by award-winning Kiwi poets

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day #NZPoetryDay announces its largest ever celebration of poetry today, with more than 130 events programmed to take place around New Zealand. Held annually on the fourth Friday in August, National Poetry Day sees award-winning poets join poetry enthusiasts from all over the country in a …