Matariki Competition 2019


If you like art or poetry, then this competition is for you!

Create a Matariki picture or share your Matariki poem, and be in to win.

  • Write a poem about Matariki, in any style.
    It can be written in Te Reo or English. Maximum number of words is 300.
  • Create a picture that reflects what Matariki means to you.
    The maximum size is A3 and it must be able to be photocopied.

The competition opens on Monday 13 May 2019 and closes on Friday 14 June 2019 at 5pm.

There are 3 age groups: 5-9 years, 10-15 years and 16+.

How to enter:

Entries must be handed in/posted to any Waikato District Library or Council office, or emailed to 

Only one entry per person, per category.

You must include the registration form with your entry. Click the link below to download it.

2019 FINAL Matariki Competition Entry Form


A 1st place and runner up prize will be awarded for each age group in all categories.

  • 1st place – $60 gift voucher
  • Runner up – $30 gift voucher
  • Supreme award winner – $100 gift voucher

The prize giving will be held on Wednesday 24 July 2019.