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Top Outdoor Spot Competition

Student competitions and scholarships

Posted: 14 March 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9s6g

The Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa invites your students to enter our Top Outdoor Spot competition to promote access to the outdoors.

The competition runs from 28 February to 6 July. School children send in a photo, drawing or short poem/story of their favourite outdoor spot. The top three entries in each category win a prize pack for themselves and/or their school.

The 3 categories are:

  1. Best photo
  2. Best drawing, and
  3. Best story/poem.

Any student enrolled in a New Zealand school is eligible to win the Top Outdoor Spot competition. While this competition is targeted at Y4–8, teachers can encourage younger or older students to take part.

Prizes

FIRST PRIZE for each category is, from Kiwi Camping: an EPE Cloud Adventure Day Pack with Koru sleeping bag, emergency blanket, emergency poncho, Dynamo LED torch, Kubb game, towelling hat, and bird stickers. And from Skellerup: Red Band gumboots.

The school of the winning student also receives a copy of Animals of Aotearoa, by Gillian Candler, illustrated by Ned Barraud and published by Potton and Burton, and a $300 voucher for a class or school field trip to a nearby outdoor walk or trail plus trip advice from a local Walking Access Commission Regional Field Advisor.

SECOND PRIZE for each category is, from Kiwi Camping: an EPE Cloud Adventure Day Pack with an emergency blanket, emergency poncho, Kubb game, towelling hat and bird stickers. And from Skellerup: Red Band gumboots.

THIRD PRIZE for each category is, from Kiwi Camping: an EPE Cloud Adventure Day Pack with an emergency blanket, emergency poncho, towelling hat and bird stickers. And from Skellerup: Red Band gumboots.