Show Ponies exploded into being in 2019, in a sell-out event hailed by Motif Poetry as “a watershed moment for poetry in performance in Wellington”. This NZYWF, an entirely new line-up of Aotearoa’s most mesmerising live poets will take the stage in outrageous costumes, amongst bright lights, beats and backup dancers. Sinead Overbye (Te Whānau a Kai, Ngāti Porou), Vanessa Mei Crofskey, and Nathan Joe (Chinese-Kiwi) bring their creative genius to the stable along with your MC for the evening Rebecca Hawkes.
Please note that essa may ranapiri (Ngaati Raukawa, Ngaati Pukeko, Te Arawa, Clan Gunn) can sadly no longer appear in the festival.
You can access a podcast of this event via Otago Access Radio
All NZYWF events are free. The value of the ticket price (for this event only) goes towards food and/or drink for the ticket holder. When you arrive, show your ticket and we'll give you a $15 voucher to be used at the bar during the Show Ponies event.