Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Colouring Competition Rules


  • Contest open to children ages 15 and under who are resident in New Zealand
  • Download and print the colouring page, and colour it in however you like
  • Photograph (or scan) your entry, and upload it to the Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research website, or the Manaaki Whenua- Landcare Research Facebook page. Please note - entries must be jpg, gif or png. PDF files cannot be loaded.
  • Be sure to include child's name and age, plus a parent or guardian's e-mail address so that winners may be notified.
  • Please include a postal address so that we can send entrants a certificate.
  • Entries close on 21st July 2019
  • Voting closes 31st July 2019, or as otherwise posted on the contest web page
  • Entries may be used after the competition closes for NZ Garden Bird Survey-related publicity.


  • Age 6 and under
  • Ages 7-10
  • Ages 11-15
  • Creativity award.


  • Voting will be open from 21st June 2019
  • Votes are limited to one per day per entry. You can vote on multiple entries
  • Entries will be judged by Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research’s design manager, Anouk Wanrooy, taking into consideration the popular votes in any particular category. The judge’s decision will be final
  • Decisions are at the discretion of the NZ Garden Bird Survey and are subject to change at any time. We reserve the right to award multiple winners and prizes, or no winners and prizes. Prizes will be limited to one per person.


  • Prize winners must be New Zealand residents
  • There will be three winners for each category: 6 years and under, 7-10 years, and 11-15 years, plus an overall “creativity" prize
  • Winners will be notified by email to the parent or guardian included in the entry form
  • The winners will receive a prize from Topflite and / or Forest & Bird
  • Voting closes 31st July 2019, or as otherwise posted on the contest web page
  • Winning entries will be published 12th August 2019.