Explore, Snap, WIN!

Get out amongst the trails our region has to offer, capture your best image and be in to win.

man taking photo of sunrise at Mt Kau Kau

Explore trails you've never been on before, enjoy Wellington's big backyard and while you're there, snap a photo and enter it in our photo competition between 19 October - 29 November to win.

To help lure you off the couch, we've got $8,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, including an iPhone11, across the below photo competition categories.

Photo competition categories

  • Landscape Love
  • Wild Wildlife 
  • Trail Pitstop 
  • Under 16
  • Furry Friends 
  • Find Your Wild Photo of the Year (every entry will automatically go in the draw for this category)

Learn more about each category

Tui bird on branch viewed on Zealandia Twilight Tour
dogs on the skyline trail
porirua block

How to enter

1. Explore a trail and snap a photo

It could be a selfie of you and some friends at the top of Mt Kaukau, a landscape photo of the view from the top Colonial Knob Walkway, a photo of a cheeky tūī – it’s up to you what category to enter! Please note: photos deemed dangerous or risky will not be counted as an entry.

2. Upload your photo via the form below

On the entry form below, tell us which category you are entering (click the link below to see the categories), the location of the photo and the city you live in. All entries will automatically be entered into the Find Your Wild Photo of the Year category.

3. You’re entered in the competition!

Get back out there and get snapping - you can enter more than once, as long as it is a different image and different trail.


Photo categories and prizes | Competition terms & conditions

Upload your photo

Remember to let us know which category you are entering and where you are from while uploading your photo.