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Kids Help Hoiho! Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust's Limerick Comp

Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust

Kids Help Hoiho! Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust's Limerick Competition

As part of the Trust's new For Kids website section the YEPT is holding a limerick competition during Seaweek, open to all students.

Kids can create a five-line limerick that describes how we can best help the Hoiho, yellow-eyed penguins and the sea they live in.
The best limericks will feature on the Trust's website.

Sue Murray, general manager for the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust said, “the limerick competition is an opportunity for a fun new way to get kids involved in conservation and thinking about the ocean where yellow-eyed penguins go fishing.”

Here's a couple from Te Radar (Ambassador for the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust) to help get you started!

Said a Hoiho one day to a whale
The ocean is terribly frail
But if kids and their teachers
Helped the ocean and beaches
Life would be a much happier tale.

Said a Hoiho one day to the Sea
‘When I swim I feel happy and free!’
The Ocean replied
‘You’ll be safe on on my tide
If the humans just look after me’

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Submissions should be emailed to monika@megabright.co.nz by Monday 7 March 2011. Please include your name, and a contact phone number.
Winners will be notified by email on Monday 21 March.

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The Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust will judge the competition and the prize for the most entertaining and effective limerick is a parcel of penguin-related goodies.
Background information can be found on the For Kids pages of the Trust website http://yellow-eyedpenguin.org.nz/for-kids/ or visit http://www.seaweek.org.nz


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