Heritage Photo Competition: Auckland Heritage Festival 2019

Event details

  • Saturday | October 5, 2019 to Wednesday | October 30, 2019

Civic Trust Auckland invites students of school age to photograph heritage items or activities related to this year’s Auckland Heritage Festival theme: “Journeys – the stories of how our people travelled to Tāmaki Makaurau by sea, by air or by land, to create a shared future together.”

The competition opens on 5 October and entries must be submitted by 30 October. There are three age groups, with one prize for each age group: up to 10 years old (prize: $50), older than 10 and younger than 15 (prize: $100) and 15 and over (prize: $150). Each person may submit up to three photos.

The prizes will be presented at the Civic Trust Auckland AGM on 24 November, and every entrant will be entitled to a free year’s family membership of Civic Trust Auckland. All photos will be displayed on the CTA Facebook page by 24 November.

Judges of the competition will be:

  • Robin Byron, Heritage Advisor ArchitectureHeritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Northern Regional Office
  • Allan Matson, President, Civic Trust Auckland
  • Chris van Ryn, Director, Freestyle Event Photography.

Please send your photos to: allan.matson1@gmail.com with the subject line “CTA photo competition.” Please name your photo in this way: name of photographer, age, title of photo, e.g., JaneSmith,14,earlysettlershouse. Give a brief description of your photo and include a family email address in your email, e.g. the email address of a parent or caregiver.