Top young poets named

Chloë Nannestad of Epsom Girls Grammar and Shannyn Boyd of Hutt Valley High School are the winners of this year’s New Zealand Post Schools National Poetry Competition.

Chloë Nannestad won overall best poem with Mosaic. Shannyn Boyd’s poem The Pact is being recorded by Black Seeds performer Barnaby Weir.

Two Christchurch students, Alisha Vara and Michaela Ball were finalists in the competition, which is run by Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters.

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