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Photographic Competition

Our photographic competition is being held to help celebrate The International Day Of The Older Persons in October.

Entries open 1st July 2024 

The theme for your photo is -  ‘An older person in their special place’

There will be 2 sections. Students (school age) and Adults 

How to enter: - 

Take a photo of an older person in a place that is special to them. 

Email your image and the following details to Jo at  

Please include your name, address, contact phone number, whether you are a student or adult and a brief explanation of why you chose this image. 

*Students please include your age and school you attend or if you are home schooled.



* 1 night at Corbett House which is a heritage bed & breakfast,

for 2 adults in the Kauri Room

and a full cooked breakfast valued at $270.00.

 Please note - This room is on the second floor up a flight of steps.

Please see image.

To visit Corbett House's website, click here.

* $25 voucher to spend at the Matatoki Cheese Barn. 

Student: $200 cash 

Conditions of entry

You may not enter a photo that has previously been in another competition. 

Image manipulation is allowed. 

When submitting a photograph, you must be the owner of the image and the copyright.

You must get the consent of the person you have photographed to enter their image in this competition.

You can only submit one photo each. 

You must live in the Hauraki / Coromandel areas.

You give permission for Age Concern Hauraki Coromandel to use your image for publicity purposes if they choose to. 

Entries will be displayed below as we receive them.  

The Judge.

Carole Garside, who is a renowned photographer in Te Kauwhata will be judging the entries and will chose a winner from each section.

Ever since Carole was ten years old and got a Kodak instamatic camera and some black and white film as a birthday present, she has been fascinated with photography. Her passion for photography, however, did not begin to blossom until she acquired her first DSLR camera, which was roughly eight years ago. During this period, she gained her Licentiate  through the  New Zealand Photography Society, has earned a Level 5 diploma, and is enrolled in a Level 6 programme.

She is actively involved in both the Pukekohe Camera Club and the Waiuku Camera Club. She took home a silver medal from last year's Prestigious North Shore Photography Salon.

Carole is looking forward to seeing the photographs entered in this competition, and is excited to be able to choose the winning shots.

The winners will be notified by email on September 21st. Winners will then be announced on our website and Facebook page along with the winning images. 

All entries must be received via email by 5.00pm on the

2nd of September 2024. 

View entries here.

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