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Photography Competition In Honour Of Sir Ed

National Photography Competition In Honour Of Sir Ed

All welcome to enter

20 March 2008

Organisers for the Summits for Ed tribute tour have put up a prize pool of $5000 for the best photographs from any climb event around the country (schedule attached).

The Summits for Ed programme starts at Bluff on Tuesday (March 25th) and includes more than 30 summits and hills in towns and cities throughout New Zealand. It will conclude at Cape Reinga on April 19 where the Hillary family will attend.

The photographic competition is expected to be intense with media photographers competing alongside professional non-media and amateurs, competition organiser Iain Morrison said.

It will be judged by top photographers John Sefton of the NZ Herald and Mark Round of the Dominion Post, and Ross Setford of NZPA.

The categories are:

The overall winner ($3000) Runner-up ($1000) Third place ($500) Best junior ($500) open to school pupils 18 years and under.

The best images will be published on the www.summitsfored.org.nz website and used for other fundraising activities for the Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation.

Money raised by the foundation will create Sir Edmund Hillary scholarships to enable youth in need to attend a Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuits Centre course either at Tongariro National Park or Great Barrier Island.

ENDS

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