Hi there KWN finalists,
We are pleased to announce that the judges have picked their
winners from the 250 entries we received for this year's Panasonic
Kid witness News competition.
This is the first year we've awarded multiple winners and this
reflects KWN's appeal to students from all levels of their
Congratulations to all our winners, and especially to the small
team from Mt Aspiring College in Wanaka who has taken out the top
prize for the second year running.
|Best Primary School
||'A pine in the rear'
|Best Intermediate School
||'Amelia's colourful world'
|Best Secondary School
||Rotorua Girls High
||'Seeing through the spectrum'
||'NZ's fantastic farming future'
||Mt Aspiring College
The standard of entries was again very high this year but Mt
Aspiring's film, 'Forever Emily' is a very skillful and memorable
vision of the sadness, anger, frustration, and finally
reconciliation a young girl feels towards a close friend who has
All our winning entries are now available to view at the KWN Videos page.
Thank you to all the teams who participated in this year's
Panasonic KWN competition. We can see there are a number of budding
young filmmakers out there and it's exciting to watch their
expertise in story telling build over successive years.
All the best and we look forward to more great film entries next
Panasonic Kids Witness News
New Zealand Judging Panel