Story: Young people and the arts

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. 

Using this item

Victoria University of Wellington, International Institute of Modern Letters

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Young people and the arts - Writing, dance and other arts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 22 Oct 2014