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Top Outdoor Spots

This gallery features pictures and stories from students around New Zealand. They have shared their favourite outdoor places using the 'Share your story' form. Ask your teacher about sending in a picture and story about your favourite outdoor place too. For more information about the gallery and submitting stories and pictures, click here

Top Outdoor Spot competition - enter today!

Enter by 6 July (Terms 1 & 2). Students can submit their photos, drawings and descriptions of their favourite outdoor places to be in with a chance to win great prizes!

Find out more information on the competition page, and enter by clicking the Share Now button on the right.

Prizes for the Top Outdoor Spot competition

First prize for the best drawing, photo and description is an Osprey Daylite Plus daypack (with a lifetime guarantee) filled with a drink bottle, a micro-fibre towel, an emergency blanket, a pair of Skellerup Red Band gumboots, a pair of merino snow socks, and a book, Up the River – Explore and Discover New Zealand’s Rivers, Lakes and Wetlands, published by Potton & Burton.

Second prize is an Osprey Daylite Plus daypack, a pair of Skellerup Red Band gumboots and a copy of Up the River published by Potton & Burton.

And third prize will receive a drink bottle, a micro fibre towel, an emergency blanket, a pair of Skellerup Red Band gumboots, a pair of merino snow socks, and a copy of Up the River published by Potton & Burton.

Meanwhile, the school of each student who wins receives a $300 voucher for a school day trip to a nearby outdoor walk or trail plus advice from a local Walking Access Commission regional field advisor.

They also get a book – Great Walks of New Zealand published by Potton & Burton, and sunscreen from the Cancer Society of New Zealand.

The schools of the students who come second and third will also receive a copy of Great Walks of New Zealand.

Thanks to prize sponsors  Potton and BurtonSkellerup, and the Cancer Society of NZ.

Top Outdoor Spot competition winners for 2017!

Thanks to everyone who sent in photos, drawings and descriptions of their favourite outdoor place to enter the 2017 Top Outdoor Spot competition.

View the winning entries here.

All entries can be viewed below.

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