Prizes for art work

Waihi Leader - - News -

Lo­cal chil­dren have won prizes in a dis­trict-wide colour­ing com­pe­ti­tion.

Waikato East Life Ed­u­ca­tion Trust and the Hau­raki Dis­trict Li­braries held the com­pe­ti­tion dur­ing the Oc­to­ber school hol­i­days and the best en­tries have won prizes.

Waihi, Paeroa and Ngatea li­braries re­ceived 42 en­tries from year one to year seven chil­dren.

Sec­re­tary of Waikato East Life Ed­u­ca­tion Trust and li­brar­ian as­sis­tant Corinna Fair­burn said the event was a pro­mo­tional ven­ture be­tween the Trust and Hau­raki Dis­trict Li­braries.

“The event was to pro­mote the ed­u­ca­tional prin­ci­ples that the Life Ed­u­ca­tion Trust and li­braries in gen­eral share,” she said.

En­tries were judged by two com­mu­nity mem­bers be­fore the prize­giv­ing took place at the Waihi li­brary in the last week­end of Oc­to­ber.

Pre­sen­ta­tion of award pack­ages — Life Ed­u­ca­tion items and books — was done by Karen Wick­liffe, Waihi li­braries team leader and mas­cot Harold the gi­raffe.

Win­ners of the com­pe­ti­tion were Nathan, Ngawaina, Tei­jar­lee Jones and Ri­ley Dixon.

Run­ners-up were Julius Pakinga, Kate Standen, Jorga Pot­ter and Ani Lewis. The com­pe­ti­tion was the first of many more to come.

PHO­TOS / SUP­PLIED.

The young win­ners re­ceive their prizes.

Prizes for the win­ners of the colour­ing com­pe­ti­tion.

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