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Announcement of the 4th Annual World Green Building Week Photographic Competition

Entries are now closed and we're looking forward to announcing the winners of the 4th annual World Green Building Week Photographic Competition on Friday 11 October.

#WGBW2019 #BuildingLife - See the life in our buildings

There’s more than $2000 in cash up for grabs.

Categories include both a Student and an Open category — celebrating the best images in each category.

The rules are the same for both: capture a creative and captivating image that represents this year’s theme #BuildingLife - See the life in our buildings.

Entries close midday, Monday 30 September 2019 — don’t leave it to the last minute!

2 categories, 3 winners in each - Open and Student, taking away - 1st: $600; 2nd: $300; 3rd: $100 - in Westpac pre-paid cards.

You've taken a creative, winning photo embracing the theme? ...need to be in to win?

  • Simply email us at photo@nzgbc.org.nz
  • Add a compelling caption to go with your image
  • Let us know if you are entering the Student or Open category
  • You can, although it's not compulsory, include your Instagram handle - we would love to tag you into your entry
  • If you're a student, please show off proudly that you're enrolled in any School or Tertiary institution... or, perhaps you're a member of our great group of NZGBC Future Thinkers
  • And don't forgot to include your full name

A few tips and tricks

  • Make sure your photo is taken in our beautiful Aotearoa, New Zealand ...and you currently live in this great country of ours
  • Make sure you've sent us your entry between 1 - 30 September
  • We love creativity and can't wait to see your interpretation of the theme..both image and caption
  • Download the poster here

Your entry will be judged on

  • Relevance to the theme
  • Originality and visual appeal
  • Creativity

and will be Judged by Paul Petch and David St George

Paul Petch has been offering his creative services for more than eighteen years New Zealand wide. Working with all types of brands & people to create engaging visual solutions. With a solid reputation & unique take on modern photography, the judging of the 4th Annual World Green Building Week Photographic Competition is in good hands.

David St George is a commercial documentary and architectural photographer. Applying a natural light, experiential approach to photography, David's work has featured for a number of major commercial brands and publications. Working from his base in Auckland, his assignments have ranged in scope from documenting the New Zealand Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale to photographing a prize winning sandwich in Howick.

The creative, lucky winners of the Westpac pre-paid cards will be notified via email by 11 October.

Keep an eye on our Instagram @NZgreenbuildingcouncil we will feature the latest entries! ...or, you might want to check out the competition.


By entering this competition you are accepting the terms and conditions. Read the Competition Terms & Conditions for entry here.

Thank you to our photographic competition sponsors

and our #WGBW2019 National Sponsors

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