Matariki Short Story Competition
Great prizes up for grabs!
- 13-18 years: Winner gets a $500 prezzy card
- 8-12 years: The winner gets a $200 book voucher.
PLUS, you’ll both get your story published on Lingogo and
win a Lingogo subscription for your school. Enter now!
Lingogo is Aotearoa’s raddest library app for dual-language Māori & Pacific stories with audio.
Help us celebrate Matariki 2021 by entering our short story competition before June 30. You could be flying into the Māori new year as a published author with some extra moolah in your pocket!
Stories must be:
- about Matariki. Interpret that any way you want. We’ll accept fiction or non-fiction, contemporary or traditional, and all genres.
- between 50-400 words submitted as a word doc or pdf.
- an original, unpublished piece of work by you.
- written in English or te reo Māori.
- Submitted by midnight 30 June, 2021.
Who can enter:
- You must be a NZ citizen and have parental approval.
- You must be between 8-18 years of age.