Beyond this Story - Winners
Tauranga Writers are proud to present the results of the Beyond This Story Intermediate Schools national writing competition. This year, we received 400 submissions from 60 schools. The entries were all of a high standard, making the job of our judges extremely difficult. However, the overall winners are:
Year 8 – Judged by Susan Brocker
I Lived and Breathed Running by Nadia Snegirev
Unwanted Water by Lucinda Butler
Dying and Devastated by Charlotte Marfell-Wesselingh
Year 8 Highly Commended
* The Escape from the Warrior by Fletcher Oxford
* Untitled by Emily Kneale
* Pavlova: The Absolutely True Story by Emma Sio
* I Should Be Proud by Myka Thornton
Year 7 – Judged by Jenny Argante
Hamiora Pere by Rebecca Roimata Bridgman
Chief Hana and the Treaty of Waitangi by Olivia Fisher
The End by Elizabeth Chua
Year 7 Highly Commended
* The Climb, by Johnathan Coe
* Mine Disaster! by Jessie Huang
* Alison’s Diary by Millie Rea
* An Unknown Land by Phoebe Williams
* Call Me Mackenzie by Grace Wilton
Editors’ Prize for Originality and Crafting
Mai-mai by Joshua Todd Gutsell
The winners will receive books prizes or book tokens and
publication of their story an anthology entitled Beyond
This Story to be published in March 2014. A further 30 stories will also appear in the anthology and those students will be contacted directly. Congratulations to all our winners. You did a great job! Keep writing and we look forward to reading more of your work next year. If you’re heading off the high school, don’t forget our secondary school writing competition and anthologies entitled Write Off Line.
See www.youngnzwriters.weebly.com for details.
Write Off Line - Teenagers are an Alien Species
Thank you all for your patience, Write off Line - Teenagers are an Alien Species is now available as an ebook or
Visit Editor Lee Murray's page or go directly to Amazon.
It is a fantastic collection of young writing and would make a great present for all friends and family.
Proudly brought to you by the collective work of Tauranga members.
Helena Crawford Mt Aspiring College
Joel Verry Otumotai College
Emma Shi Pakuranga College
Talsma Melville High School
Chloe McLeod Avondale College (Cover)
Sincerely and with much appreciation.
Lee Murray and Piper Mejia
Next General Meeting is:
Thursday 6th February 2014
Next Workshop is:
February 2014 (TBA)
(all welcomed - gold coin donation for non-members)
Alzheimer's Society House, 116 13th Avenue,