Elsie Locke

The Elsie Locke Writing Prize 


The winning entry for this year’s competition was The Moa by Lucy Buchanan from Matamata Intermediate School.  Our warmest congratulations to her.

Lucy’s story will be published in the October School Journal and should be available on this website sometime in September.

The topic for this year’s competition was a story set in early New Zealand that is about exploration, a discovery, or an encounter.

You can read the winning entries from past years at Previous Winners.