Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Seaweek / World Oceans Day Poetry Competition, who received their awards last night at a special ceremony at the Aquarium, and had a chance to perform their winning works before an audience.
The prizes, sponsored by Napier City Council and Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated, were vouchers from Paper Plus and Whitcoulls. The Te Reo first placegetters also received a book on Matariki.
And the winners were…
Primary category: Pippa Heath, Kate Harvey Cooper and Olaf Hansen, second equal, Maria Greville, Kingston Carberry and Ruby Walker, highly commended.
Intermediate category: Lena Ormsby, Scarlett Miller, second place, Ryot Ratima, third place, Leckie McCleland-Paul, Ashlee Bird and Stephanie Blackmore, highly commended.
Secondary category: Rata Tylee, Zoe Foster, second place, Robbie Poon, third place, Quaid Crawford and Amelia Otto, highly commended.
Adult category: Tui Bevin and Emily Otto, first equal, Victor Billot, third place, Karla Hilton, highly commended.
Te Reo category (primary): Khanlaiz Harrison, Year 6 first place, Madison McCluskey, 10, and Mairanda Allen, 10, second equal.
Te Reo category (intermediate): Makere Mackey-Slade, Year 8.
1 October 2018