Previous Winners

Elsie Locke Writing Prize Winners

2016 ‘Mirror Image’  by Julia Randerson, Ridgway School, Wellington
Illustration of two girls, one black, one white in front of a protest. Signs in the backgound say end apartheid for good.
Mirror Image

‘Mirror Image’ was published in the October 2016 Level 4 School Journal. Copyright © Julia Randerson 2016


2015 ‘Mr Archibald’  by Oliver McLean, Arrowtown School, Arrowtown
Illustration of a boy looking down as he wals away from a male storekeeper holidng a broom and wearing a brown apron.
Mr Archibald

‘Mr Archibald’ will be published in the School Journal Series later this year. Copyright © Oliver McLean 2015

2014 ‘Close To The Edge’  by Cecile Kruger, Stirling Primary School, Stirling, South Otago
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Close To The Edge

‘Close To The Edge’ was published in the School Journal Series. Copyright © Cecile Kruger 2014

2012 ‘Past, Present, and Future’  by Charlotte Williams, Ross Intermediate School, Palmerston North
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Past, Present, and Future
‘Past, Present, and Future’ was first published in the School Journal Series by Learning Media Limited for the Ministry of Education. Copyright © Charlotte Williams 2012
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2011 ‘Too Close To The Wind’  by Cate Hensen, Cardinal McKeefry School, Wellington
Too Close To The Wind
‘Too Close To The Wind’ was first published in the School Journal Series by Learning Media Limited for the Ministry of Education. Copyright © Cate Hensen 2011
2010 ‘The Half Crown’ by Claudia Murray, Renwick School, Marlborough
The Half Crown
The Half Crown’ was first published in the School Journal Series by Learning Media Limited for the Ministry of Education. Copyright © Claudia Murray 2010.
 
2009 ‘War Games’  By Cileme Aroha Venkateswar, Ross Intermediate School, Palmerston North
War Games
War Games
‘War Games’ was first published in the School Journal Series by Learning Media Limited for the Ministry of Education. Copyright © Cileme Aroha Venkateswar 2009