Children in Rotorua, Wellsford and Nelson win Top Outdoor Spot Competition

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20/09/2018 10:36am

The Walking Access Commission Board has chosen winners for the Top Outdoor Spot Competition from over 300 entries from schools all around New Zealand.

The winner of the writing competition Texas from Wellsford School described “Big blue salty waves crashing loudly on sharp rocks, giving me shivers down my spine”.

The winner of the drawing competition Mia from Birchwood School who captured 24 hours in Totaranui with her time lapse drawing of fishing, kayaking and eating marshmallows beside a camp fire.

The winner of the best photo competition, Kaytalia from Ngongotaha School whose photo captured having fun by balancing on a fallen log in the Redwood Forest.

Best Photo

  1. Log Walking by Kaytalia (Age 10), Ngongotaha Primary, Rotorua
  2. Lake Tarawera by Craig (Age 10), Lynmore Primary, Rotorua
  3. On The Whanganui River by Daniel (Age 9), Adventure School, Porirua

Best Drawing

  1. 24hrs in Totaranui by Mia (Age 9), Birchwood School, Nelson
  2. The Oak Tree by Emma (Age 10), Lynmore Primary, Rotorua
  3. Feathered Friend by Charlotte (Age 12), Haast School, Haast

Best Story/Poem

  1. Cape Reinga by Texas (Age 11), Wellsford School, Wellsford
  2. The Fairy Forest by Rhea (Age 9), Eskdale School, Napier
  3. My Feelings Place by Bronny (Age 9), Tarras School, Cromwell

Thanks to prize sponsors  Potton and BurtonSkellerup, and the Cancer Society of NZ.

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