Top Outdoor Spot winners!

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20/06/2017 11:33am

The Top Outdoor Spot competition has finished for 2017, with total entries up 37% on the previous year. The annual competition is open to primary and intermediate school students across New Zealand, and asks them to take photos, draw, or write about their favourite outdoor spot.

The 2017 winners are:

Best photo:

Ride to Peachgrove Bay, Best Photo 1st prize winner

  1. Ride to Peachgrove Bay by Amelia, Waitakere Primary School, Auckland
  2. On the Top by Manu, Toko school, Stratford, Taranaki
  3. Orongorongo’s Dawn by Louisa, Samuel Marsden Collegiate, Wellington

Best drawing:

Crystal Clear, Best Drawing 1st prize

  1. Crystal Clear by Annabelle, Tamahere Model Country School, Waikato
  2. Queenstown Mountains by Franciz, Limehills School, Southland
  3. The Amazing Mount Hutt by Emma, Our Lady of the Snows School, Methven

Best description:

  1. On the Hill by Emily, Maungakaramea School, Northland
  2. Taupo Bay by Annabel, St Hildas School, Dunedin
  3. Tunohopu Marae by Rangimamao, Havelock North Intermediate, Hawke’s Bay

Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to all of the students from across New Zealand who entered. To view all entries, visit the Top Outdoor Spot Gallery.

A special thanks to our prize sponsors: Skellerup, Packaworld International, Potton & Burton, New Zealand Mountain Safety Council, Macpac, and New Zealand Cancer Society.

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