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Top Pics Competition

The results for the 2001 "Top Pics" photography competition were announced at a prizegiving ceremony this evening at the Visitor Information Centre. The overall winner was Gavin Lodge for "Bike Jumping". The finalists and winners for each category are listed below.

Note: Although the competition organisers have kindly given us access to these photographs, it seems that some have gone missing. If you can help us out with copies of finalist photos, please contact us.

Finalists and Winners by Category
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Category: People

Gavin Lodge
"Bike Jumping" (Overall Winner)
Stephen Burrows "A Good Hold" (Highly Commended)
Cathy Asplin "Hands Free Calling"
Donna Jacobs "Bens Turn to go Under"  
Cathy Asplin "Cooling Down Period"
Category: Waipa's Natural Beauty 
Davina Hughes "Morgans Road View to Pirongia" (Winner)
Kay Bates "Misty Sunrise" (Highly Commended)  
Diane Shute "Kakepuku"  
Sheila Busby "Soaring Free"  
Donna Jacobs "Sunset Over Mt Pirongia"
Heather Eyre "Mangakura Stream"  
Category: Urban Excellence 
Marc Dawson "Ohaupo" (Winner)
Diane Shute "Aspired Religion" (Highly Commended)  
Keith Pendergrast "Repairs Underway"
Barbara Fleck "Matangi Rose"
Anne Bovet "Turere Lane"
Diane Shute "Ducks in Flight"  
Category: Commercial Success 
Gavin Lodge "Maize Harvesting" (Winner)
Gavin Lodge "Apples in Waterbath" (Highly Commended)
Anne Bovet "Award Winning Business"
Diane Shute "Anchor Park"
Barbara Fleck "Early Morning Start"