Kaukapakapa Library Short Story Competition

Friday 27th March To Sunday 19th April 2020

Here’s a challenge to occupy you over the next couple of weeks.


The short story competition is open to residents from Glorit/ Makarau to Waitoki to Helensville/Parakai and including Kaukapakapa. Stories may be fact or fiction and be any genre and subject.

One entry per person. Prizes will be presented to: 

  • Best junior story for under 10 years old - 100 word minimum
  • Best intermediate story for 11 - 15 years old - 500 word minimum
  • Best senior story for 16 years and over - 800 word minimum
  • Best short story in Te Reo Maori

The winner of each category will receive a $50 gift voucher from the fabulous Paper Plus in Helensville. Prizes to be distributed when they are open again.The judge’s decision will be final, and entries may be used for publicity purposes by the Kaukapakapa library. The judging decision will be advised Sunday 3rd May.

Email your entries to threehorses@xtra.co.nz by midnight Sunday 19th April.

Entries must include name, contact number, address and age category.

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