Sandra Simpson (born 1958, Ohakea, New Zealand). Simpson is a journalist, arts festival worker, and award-winning poet. She serves as secretary of the Katikati Haiku Pathway Committee, as editor of Haiku NewZ website, South Pacific editor for the annual Red Moon anthologies and was co-editor of the 2019 fourth NZ haiku anthology, 'number eight wire.' Simpson is the recipient of a Touchstone Award for her haiku and is featured in a number of international anthologies. Author of the Haikupedia article “Haiku in New Zealand.” Resides in Tauranga, New Zealand.