Great Hutt City Photo Competition Prizegiving
Hutt City Mayor John Terris will present prizes worth more
than $5,500 to the winners of the Great Hutt City Photo
Competition at a prizegiving ceremony to be held in the
Dowse Art Museum foyer at 5pm today, Thursday 26 July.
competition asked competitors to explore the relationship
between Council, the community and the environment.
than 300 entries were received across each of the four
categories: Cultural diversity; Architecture and heritage;
Natural beauty and the environment; People at work and
There are prizes for first, second and third; four
merit prizes and a prize for the best image submitted by a
photographer aged 13 or under.
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