Born in (year), Sam Hunt is one of New Zealand's best known contemporary poets, and with his distinctive performance style is often labelled a national treasure.


"What is the poet saying? Exactly what the poem says. If the poet wanted to say anything else, they'd write another poem"[1]


  1. Talk by Sam Hunt at TEDX Auckland, 6 October 2012. Tweeted by @Stacey_Riordan, accessed 6 October 2012.