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Every picture tells a story - Writing competition

The competition is closed. Winners will be announced Friday 15 August.

Great prizes to be won in four categories:

Competition is open to all Christchurch high school students. There are two age groups – junior (school years 9 and 10) and senior (school years 11 and 13).

Use one of these photos by Riccarton High School students as inspiration and get writing. Email your entry to competition@christchurchcitylibraries.com by 25 July 2014 to win! There are $100 Westfield vouchers to be won in each category and age group (a total of 8 $100 vouchers). Winners will be announced on 8 August.

Photo by Annie Adair.

Photo by Annie Adair.

Photo by Jordan Knight.

Photo by Jordan Knight.

Photo by Megan Hopkins.

Photo by Megan Hopkins.

Photo by Montie Eglington-Bradey.

Photo by Montie Eglington-Bradey.

Photo by Megan Hopkins.

Photo by Megan Hopkins.

Terms and conditions

By entering this competition you accept the following terms and conditions:

  1. You must be between year 9 and year 13 and a member of Christchurch City Libraries. We may request proof of membership and your age.
  2. You must supply all required contact details.
  3. Entries must be your own work. By submitting your entry you agree that you are the creator of the work and hold copyright.
  4. Entering the competition gives permission for your work to be published under the Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND NZ licence. If you are a winner, your work may be used for display purposes for a limited time and you agree to be interviewed and photographed for The Pulse website and consent to your name, photograph, image and/or interview being used for reasonable publicity purposes by Christchurch City Libraries.
  5. The competition closed 5pm Friday 25 July. Email your entry to competition@christchurchcitylibraries.com. Winners will be announced on 8 August.
  6. The judges’ decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into and prizes are not transferable.
  7. The short story is to be between 1000 and 1200 words.
  8. The drabble is to be exactly 100 words (excluding the title). The title for the drabble is to be no longer than seven words.
  9. Entries in the Te Reo category may be either a Drabble, Short Story or a Poem, and are subject to the same requirements noted above.

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