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Take a look at the winning entries, special merit awards and those highly commended in the Bullying-Free Awards 2019, Print category

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We asked students to write an essay, a speech, or produce a piece of writing or artwork to experss what bullying means to them.

Winner: Ashpreet Kaur, Randwick Park School, Auckland

Intermediate group (Years 7-8)

A well written and insightful essay that shows a mature understanding of the impacts of bullying and offers some sage advice.


Ashpreet Kaur Celebrating Being Us

Ashpreet Kaur, Celebrating Being Us!

Winner: Victoria Roskam, Te Poi School, Matamata

Junior group (Years 1-6)

A powerfully written piece with great use of metaphors and imagery to convey a positive mesage about making tough decisions when the going gets tough.

It Stinks to be Bullied, by Victoria Roskahm, Te Poi School

Special merit: Hannah Kelsall & Grace Rhodes, Karoro School, Greymouth

Intermediate group (Years 7-8)

A simple and clear message of self-acceptance, beautifully presented.

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You're only you once, Hannah Kelsall and Grace Rhodes, Karoro School

Special merit: Sydney Dow, Hawea Flat School, Lake Hawea

Junior group (Years 1-6)

New Beginnings is a well written narrative with a clear story arc and a positive outcome.

Special merit: Yoda Davidson, Otonga Primary School, Rotorua

Junior group (Years 1-6)

An insightful and powerful message of diversity. Beautifully illustrated with a creative use of sybolism.

Yoda Davidson
Yoda Davidson, Otonga Primary School

Highly commended: Jasmine Lewis, Ponsonby Intermediate School, Auckland

Intermediate group (Years 7-8)

A lovely poem, full of hope, that sets out the importance of hauora for physical, spiritual, mental and social wellbeing.

Hauora by Jasmine Lewis, Ponsonby Intermediate School

Highly commended: Tamsin van Riel, Hawea Flat School, Lake Hawea

Junior group (Years 1-6)

A well written story with good use of descriptive language about overcoming bullying on your first day in a new school.

Highly commended: Jeremy and Noah, St Clair School, Dunedin

Junior group (Years 1-6)

An original concept with lots of good messaging in a colourful poster. Fantastic effort.

St Clair school Jeremy and Noah
Jeremy and Noah, St Clair School, Dunedin

Highly commended: St Patrick's Catholic School, Taupō

Junior group (Years 1-6)

A fantastic whole class effort producing colourful messages of kindness. Beautifully illustrated with lots of detail. The whole class can be proud of their work.

St Patricks
A whole class effort, St Patrick's Catholic School, Taupō