Top Outdoor Spot 2020

The Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa invites your students to enter our Top Outdoor Spot 2020 competition to promote access to the outdoors.

The competition runs until 4 July 2020. School children send in a photo, artwork or poem/story of their favourite outdoor spot. 

The top three entries in each category won a prize pack for themselves and/or their school. The three categories are:

  1. Best Photo
  2. Best Art, and
  3. Best Writing

Any student enrolled in a New Zealand school is eligible to win the Top Outdoor Spot competition. While this competition is targeted at years 4-8, teachers may encourage younger or older students to take part.

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We are still finalising the prizes for this year’s Top Outdoor Spot Competition but, the same as last year, we have generous support from prize sponsors Kiwi Camping, Skellerup and Potton & Burton.

The top three students in each category (photo, art and writing) will receive a package of outdoor gear from Kiwi Camping and Skellerup. Last year this package included day packs, sleeping bags, LED torches, hats, emergency blankets, gumboots and more.

The school of the winning student also receives a copy of New Zealand Nature Heroes, by Gillian Candler, and published by Potton & Burton, and a $300 voucher for a school day trip to a nearby outdoor walk or trail plus trip advice from our local Walking Access Commission Regional Field Advisor.

Gallery of 2020 entries:

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