Photo competition finds beauty in Merivale
A community initiative in Merivale is striving to show the suburb in a “different and bright” light.
The Merivale Community Centre hui last Friday saw residents and photo competition participants come together for the prize giving.
The winners, who were determined by Facebook likes, received cash, hundreds of dollars’ worth of cash prizes and hampers.
Sibylle Steppat of the Merivale Community Centre says the photo competition theme was finding beauty in Merivale.
“With the aim of wider Tauranga getting to know what’s happening in our busy little community, and some of the beautiful scenery and natural environment we have to share.
“Our contestants found it in special moments, places and people.”
A photo of a rainbow sitting over Merivale received third place. Photo: Yvonne Mackenzie/Supplied.
There were 23 individuals that entered the competition, with four participants awarded top prizes.
1st: Emily Carroll
2nd: Eve Beckett
3rd: Yvonne Mackenzie
4th: Place Jo Franks