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VOICES FOR THE PLANET 2022

Write On Speak Out : Voices for the Planet 2022 gives voice to the writing of teenagers from across Aotearoa New Zealand.

 

Here are their responses to writing prompts and workshops, recorded in their own voices.

 

The pieces were developed with the guidance of Write On mentors through online feedback.

 

CONTENTS

Our burning home

BY 

Alyssa H

AGE

12

A feather weight

BY 

Anika F

AGE

13

Convenience

BY 

Brianna S

AGE

14

Disappear

BY 

Candace M

AGE

14

The bunker

BY 

Cizanella N-L

AGE

15

Pollution

BY 

Emily H

AGE

14

Visceral infatuation

BY 

Emily N

AGE

14

Past Present Future

BY 

Emma V S

AGE

14

A drop in the ocean

BY 

Finlay S

AGE

12

Current events

BY 

Freddie G-S

AGE

19

Stray notes from the flight path

BY 

Freddie G-S

AGE

19

Bay of scars

BY 

Hannah C

AGE

13

5 million last breaths

BY 

Josi H

AGE

17

The shower is dangerous!

BY 

Juliet Y

AGE

11

Golden age

BY 

Kate B

AGE

12

Monarch butterflies

BY 

Lila K

AGE

13

Rap 4 the planet

BY 

Lily R

AGE

12

A good planet is hard to find

BY 

Lorraine G

AGE

12

Take one fish

BY 

Molly L

AGE

15

Midnight conversations at the end of the world

BY 

Noah M

AGE

18

If only...

BY 

Orla M

AGE

14

Think before you buy

BY 

Ruby W

AGE

13

Kiwi solstice

BY 

Samantha J-S

AGE

17

Nature's child

BY 

Saphra P

AGE

15

Styrofoam sea turtles and other bathtub animals

BY 

Sarah-Kate S

AGE

17

Roseo and Tulipette

BY 

Sneha D

AGE

13

My one mad use

BY 

Tessa M

AGE

15

We chase the delphinium

BY 

Thalia P

AGE

15

Careless philosophy

BY 

Theo D

AGE

12

Teddy bear planet

BY 

Weiyang (Cadence) Y

AGE

12