2018 GAW Competitions

Using the theme

"Celebrate Gifted Aotearoa: Catalysts of Success"

enter a piece of writing/poetry, a photograph or a picture of your artwork.

Entries open 21 May - 20 June 2018

If you have any issues uploading your work, email it directly to president@giftedchildren.org.nz


Enter at

2018 GAW Photography


Judge:  Paul Smith


Paul is a photographer, based in Auckland, New Zealand.


Paul has a keen eye for artistic photography and video. His style can best be described as a simplistic approach to the photographic art form.


A love of picture first photography he switches constantly between digital and analogue mediums.




Prizes: Prezi Card


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2018 GAW Writing


Judge:  David Riley 


David writes books and teaching materials for young people and educators, with a special focus on creating reading material to engage and inspire reluctant readers in years 7-10.  Boys in particular benefit from his non-fiction work, being able to recognise some of their cultural backgrounds and see first-hand that it is possible to achieve your dreams with determination, hard work and the support of goof people. 




Prizes: Prezi Card


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2018 GAW Art


Judge:  Sue Hull


Sue has exhibited since the 1980’s in China Painting Artist, (own studio) exhibiting and selling in NZ and Internationally as well as teaching this medium.  Sue spent time at Auckland Society of Arts Night School and under Graphic Design with Artist Simon Clark (Nobby Clark’s son) and Artist Sylvia Siddell (Peter Siddell’s wife) in Life Drawing. 



Instagram -  656_whero

 Facebook  -  Sue Hull Artist 





Prizes: Prezi Card

Age Groups

  • Early years (up to Year 3)
  • Primary (Year 4-6)
  • Intermediate (Year 7-8)
  • Junior Secondary (Year 9-10)
  • Senior Secondary (Year 11-13)

Thank you for the prize sponsorship by

Potential to Performance Ltd