This year’s competition


The topic for this year’s competition is Life in a Changed Environment. What might it be like to live in New Zealand 100 years from now?

Download more details and the entry form.

You can read winning entries from other years at Previous Winners.

The Elsie Locke Trust welcomes feedback from schools and students on the competition, especially topics (suggestions for future topics are welcome) and timing (which is constrained by publication dates for the School Journal). Please send your comments to