Due to Covid 19 this years exhibition will be held online. 

There are two exhibition galleries - one with the award winning artworks. The other is a collection of all other entries. We have decided there were so many great entries, they all deserve celebrating.

Please click on the buttons below to open the exhibits.

Waiheke Youth Art Awards Ngā Tohu Toi Rangatahi o Waiheke is a competition for all under 18 youth who live on Waiheke Island.

Entries have now been judged and winners for each category can be found below.


There have been a huge amount of entries and everyone who entered deserves to be congratulated. The quality was incredibly high and very difficult to judge. 


The planned exhibition of winners will now be online due to the dangers and unpredictability of Covid 19. The winners works will be professionally photographed for this purpose, but this also allows us to display every entry. Winners will be contacted soon to organise photography and prizes.


On behalf of the judges and generous sponsors, - congratulations to everyone who took part in this competition. Art is all about putting your work out there. It is a very brave achievement to do so.


Rotary Waiheke Youth Art Award for Excellence

PRIZE: $1000 cash

Ella Niwa

'He Korowai tauawhi i ngā tangata katoa - A cloak that embraces everyone'

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Toi Gallery Award for Māori Art

PRIZE: $200 cash

This award is for the most excellent kaupapa Māori artwork.

Ella Niwa

'He Korowai tauawhi i ngā tangata katoa - A cloak that embraces everyone'

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Peter Rees Award for Photography

PRIZE: A print of a Peter Rees work "Tui" worth $350

            AND a personal Intro to Photography lesson with Peter Rees.


Soren Wallace

'Untitled (Fire)'

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Fort Stony Batter Award for Sculpture

PRIZE: $200 cash

AND a family pass for four to a tour of Fort Stony Batter Tunnel

AND winner will have their sculpture exhibited at the Stony Batter Tunnel complex

Sophie Ziegler

'Transformation Creation'

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Artisphere Award for Digital Art

PRIZE: $200 voucher for PB Tech

AND a feature showing your work on the Artisphere website and social media.

Joe Driver

'1 Moment'

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Talking Tree Hill Award for Big Kids

PRIZE: A term of tuition at the Talking Tree Hill '1 Day School' worth $690 

OR a creative morning  at Talking Tree Hill for the winning person and 5 friends, including morning tea and transportation valued at $400. You choose.


Jude Campbell

'Lockdown Drawings'


The judge of the sculpture prize was so impressed by the entries from this age group

they have offered four merit awards. These four prize winners will receive one family pass for a guided tour of Fort Stony Batter Tunnels:

Daniel Ryabkov

'Multiple Spiders'

Elena James

'Egg on Bottle'

Tai and Ella Rippingale

'Aroha mo ngā Kororā - Love For The Little Blue Penguins'

Juno Heuberger-Davies

'Snake Family'


Tots on the Rock Award for Little Kids (Under 5)

PRIZE: $200 worth of kids art supplies

Sebastian Parkinson-Howe

'Moby T (Fish)'


Congratulations to all our winners and everyone who entered.


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Jamie Stone

waihekeyouthart@gmail.com  |  Tel: 027 733 6958

Thank you