Winners

Announcing… the winners! 

FIRST

Golden phoenix, grey hen

Vera Dong, Kerikeri

 

SECOND

He Rangi Mokopuna

Helen Waaka, Te Matau a Māui Hawkes Bay

 

THIRD

Before it sets

Rebecca Ball, Ōtautahi Christchurch

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Art of Dentistry

Margaret Moores, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

 

COMMENDED

Safe

Kerry Lane, Ōtepoti Dunedin / Glasgow

 

All long-listed, short-listed and winning stories from the 2022 competition are published in the June issue of Flash Frontier, with judges’ comments. Congratulations, everyone!

The 2022 Awards Celebration, including readings from placegetters, can be seen at the Flash Frontier YouTube site, here.

 

SHORT LIST 

Before it sets – Rebecca Ball, Ōtautahi Christchurch

Creation – Benjamin Jardine, Te Whanganui a Tara Wellington

Data//daughter – Susan Wardell, Ōtepoti Dunedin

Eden and Vanessa – Jennifer Eller-Kirkham, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Golden phoenix, grey hen – Vera Dong, Kerikeri

He Rangi Mokopuna – Helen Waaka, Te Matau a Māui Hawkes Bay

My father is a Tennis Star – Sophia Wilson, Ōtepoti Dunedin

My uncle said he would take me to England – Leeanne O’Brien, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Safe – Kerry Lane, Ōtepoti Dunedin / Glasgow

Singing – Susannah Poole, Te Whanganui a Tara Wellington

The Art of Dentistry – Margaret Moores, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

The grief of bees – Susan Wardell, Ōtepoti Dunedin

LONG LIST 

Before it sets – Rebecca Ball, Ōtautahi Christchurch

Branch by branch – Rosie Copeland, Te Whanganui a Tara Wellington

Creation – Benjamin Jardine, Te Whanganui a Tara Wellington

Data//daughter – Susan Wardell, Ōtepoti Dunedin

Eden and Vanessa – Jennifer Eller-Kirkham, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Golden phoenix, grey hen – Vera Dong, Kerikeri

He Rangi Mokopuna – Helen Waaka, Te Matau a Māui Hawkes Bay

My father is a Tennis Star – Sophia Wilson, Ōtepoti Dunedin

My uncle said he would take me to England – Leeanne O’Brien, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Safe – Kerry Lane, Ōtepoti Dunedin / Glasgow

Shidúri’s Watercress Salad – Mark Sanders, Ōtepoti Dunedin

Singing – Susannah Poole, Te Whanganui a Tara Wellington

Songbird and Sunshine – Heather McQuillan, Ōtautahi Christchurch

Sundering – Alex Reece Abbott, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland / England

Te Taura Here – Leash/Binding Ropes – Melissa Marie, Ōtepoti Dunedin

The Art of Dentistry – Margaret Moores, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

The donkey – Emer Lyons, Ōtepoti Dunedin

The grief of bees – Susan Wardell, Ōtepoti Dunedin

Urchin – Erica Stretton, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Whalebone – Sara Litchfield, Te Anau

* * *  

2022 REGIONAL AWARDS

Sponsored by New Zealand Society of Authors regional branches

TĀMAKI MAKAURAU AUCKLAND
Margaret Moores

WAITAHA CANTERBURY
Rebecca Ball

CENTRAL DISTRICTS
Helen Waaka

TE TAI TOKERAU NORTHLAND
Vera Dong

ŌTĀKOU OTAGO
Kerry Lane

TE WHANGANUI A TARA WELLINGTON
Susannah Poole

Youth winners are posted at fingers comma toes.

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