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Award-winning poem by Haro Lee

Award-winning poem by Haro Lee

In 2012 Year 12 student Haro Lee from St Cuthbert's College in Auckland won the National Schools Poetry Award, which is administered by the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University, Wellington. Judge Ian Wedde described Lee's poem, 'Passive aggressive', as uncomplicated and full of character, with the arrangement of lines successfully echoing the rhythms of speech. 

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Young people and the arts - Writing, dance and other arts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/44335/award-winning-poem-by-haro-lee (accessed 26 June 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 22 Oct 2014