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Winners of Statistics NZ Student Journalism Award

Winners of 2007 Statistics New Zealand Student Journalism Award

Statistics New Zealand is delighted to announce the winners of the 2007 Student Journalism Award.

First place is awarded to John Hartevelt, from Canterbury University School of Journalism, for his story Welcome to (Tr)Ashburton. John receives $800 in prize money and a data stick.

Second place is awarded to Jannah File, from Massey University, and third place goes to Bronwyn Torrie, also from Massey University. Jannah and Bronwyn receive $500 and $200 respectively along with a data stick each.

This annual award, now in its second year, is open to any student enrolled in a recognised New Zealand Journalism Course. Stories may be of a general nature but must use official statistics.

The award will be offered again in 2008.

Statistics New Zealand also offers an award for working journalists. Details are available at www.stats.govt.nz


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