#mywaterwaynz photo competition finalists announcement

Feast your eyes on the five finalists of the Million Metres’ #mywaterwaynz photo competition!

Help Million Metres award their top prizes by liking your favourite finalist in their Facebook album here by 10pm Monday 21 March. 

The five finalists were selected from nearly 100 entries to the competition. Rivers, lakes and waterfalls from around the country were represented in the entries – from Fairy Falls in the Waitakere ranges, Auckland to the Tairua River, Coromandel to Lake Wanaka in Southland. The most entered waterway was the Blue Springs at Te Waihou, South Waikato.

The finalists were selected by photographers Alicja Grocz and Matt Crawford.

The finalists are now in the running to win the two top prizes of the competition – the finalist with the most likes will win a new GoPro valued at $500, and the finalist with the second most likes will win a week’s Jucy camper hire. The two prize winners will be announced this coming Tuesday 22 March as part of World Water Day 2016.


Image: The Dart River by @ejscreative via Instagram

Image: Arthur's pass by Ben Sarten, Freelance Imagery. via Facebook.

Image: Wishbone Falls Mt Aspiring National Park by @jmartsnz via Instagram

Image: Lake Heron by @kiwi_kathy via Instagram

Image: Tasman Glacier by @brentpurcell_le.nz via Instagram

The competition has been run by Million Metres, a new crowdfunding platform set up by the Sustainable Business Network. Million Metres helps everyday kiwi’s crowdfund tree planting for clean streams. The project is aiming to reach the target of a million metres of stream planting, collectively achieved by crowd-funding via their web platform.

Online voting for the five finalists is open now, until midnight Monday 21 March. Like your favourite finalist on the Million Metres here.