School Holiday Art Competition

The competition is open to under 5’s living in the Ōtorohanga District and students attending a school in the Ōtorohanga District, and covers the following age categories: Under 5, 5-8, 9-12 and 13+.

We are looking for hand-drawn colourful artwork, as the entries will be used in public displays and Council publications. Entries should be unassisted.

For the under 5’s and 5-8 age categories this is a colouring in competition using the sheets provided – Buzzy Bee [PDF, 67 KB] for under 5’s and Kiwiana [PDF, 581 KB] for 5-8.

For the 9-12 and 13+ age categories, the artwork should depict the entrant’s vision or idea(s) for the future of the Ōtorohanga District.  Entries should not be smaller that A4 or larger than A3.


All entries must have the following details on the BACK of the ARTWORK:

- Name, age and address of artist as well as school (if applicable)

- Name of parent/guardian and contact number


One entry per person

Entries must be received at the Council offices, 17 Maniapoto Street, Ōtorohanga by 5pm Friday 17 July 2020.

Entries will not be returned unless requested.

Entries that do not comply with the competition rules and submission requirements will not be considered.



Under 5’s – 1st = $20; 2nd = $15, 3rd = $10

5-8 years - 1st = $25; 2nd = $20, 3rd = $15

9-12 years - 1st = $75; 2nd = $50, 3rd = $30

13 years+ - 1st = $125; 2nd = $75, 3rd = $50


Winners will be notified during the week of 20 July, and artwork displayed on Council’s website and Facebook page.