Caitlin Jenkins

Caitlin Jenkins is a poet of Tongan (Village Fatai), Niuean (Village Toi) and NZ European descent. She is a Year 13 student at Papatoetoe High School and in 2021 won the IIML National Schools Poetry Award with her poem 'South' that celebrates the rich cultural histories of South Auckland.

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Aug 28, 2021
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A poem for South Auckland

Presenting award-winning young poet Caitlin Jenkins and her poem, 'South'.

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