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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.

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      Aug 2019

      Whanau o Reporoa Day

      Te Ra Whanau o Reporoa - you are invited to our day where we are listening to our Ngati Tahu and Ngati Whaoa mana whenua about our local stories, enjoying traditional games run by the team from Te Papa Takaro o Te Arawa and Tauhara North No2 Trust. The children and whanau will enjoy all of these activities as they move around the various rotations in their school houses. Join us in the morning or drop by at lunchtime. At 12.30 pm we are delighted to present a wonderful opportunity for you to listen to executive chef, Joe McCleod sharing his knowledge about traditional Maori kai incorporating our native plants. Joe is laying down a feast for us and you are able to purchase tickets for the Umu Kohupara meal presented. Koha gold coin for children. Joe McCleod -Chef - Researcher - Advisor - Presenter - Practitioner Presenter of Traditional New Zealand Maori Food Culture 9.15 Powhiri 10:00 Morning Tea 10:30 Rotation 1: 11:00 Rotation 2: 11:30 Rotation 3: 12:00 Rotation 4: 12:30 Demo Hangi with Joe - Presentation talk - Buy Raffle tickets for this gourmet family hangi meal for six. $5.00 1:00 Serving our Umu Kohupara hangi 2:00 Whanau time! Music/Games/Whanaungatanga time. 2:30 Kapa Haka presentation by Reporoa Primary School children 2:50 Karakia closing

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      Aug 2019

      Bay of Plenty Conservation Week Photography Competition

      We are looking for your best photo! Whether it’s native birds, insects, plants, trees or enjoying the outdoors with your whanau and friends, send us your best shots!. To celebrate the 50th Conservation Week we are running a photography competition that puts the focus on whanau & friends getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the district (see Terms and Conditions). Adult and Youth (15yrs & under) categories with two main themes: - New Zealand scenery & wildlife - People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc You need to be: - Living or studying in the district - An amateur photographer Prizes Sponsored by: - Department of Conservation - Toi Ohomai Rotorua - Kim Westerkov Photographer - Rotorua Duck Tours - River Rats Raft and Kayak - Mountain Bike Rotorua - OGO Rotorua - Spa at QE - A selection of photographs will be included in a digital photography exhibition How to enter: - Take a great photo! Your photo should be of: New Zealand scenery & wildlife in the district People enjoying the outdoors, hiking, biking, picnicking etc in the district - Send your photo to us You can send in your photo by email. Make sure to send your photo to us midnight 8 September 2019. Details you need to include: - your first and last name - Adult or Youth (age if you are youth) - your school if you go to one - your contact details, phone number or email - a brief description of what the photo is of, location of photo and when it was taken. To enter email your photograph to naturalrotorua@doc.govt.nz - After you enter the competition A panel of judges selected by DOC will judge all the photographs. They will then choose winners each category. Their decision will be based on: - originality and creativity - content - composition The winners will be advised by e-mail by 13 September 2019. Go to the DOC Conservation Week Website for more details and terms and conditions. This event is part of Conservation Week 2019.