6 May 2010
New Zealand Army Artist Captain Matt Gauldie will announce the winners of Operation Anzac Forces, an art competition for Year 7 and 8 students, at a special function in Wellington on Monday.
Around 600 entries have been received for the New Zealand Defence Force-run competition which asked students to submit a poster showing current Defence Force personnel working overseas.
What: Announcement of the winners of Operation Anzac Forces
Where: Level 1, Defence House, 2 Aitken Street, Thorndon, Wellington
When: Monday 10 May from 11.00am – 12.00am.
A large number of entries will be on display at the awards ceremony.
This event will be attended by the three main prize winners and their families, the Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Jerry Mateparae, National President of the RSA Robin Klitscher and members of the New Zealand Defence Force.
Winners come from the following regions: Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch.
Media wishing to attend are required to register with Ally Clelland on (04) 496 0273 or 021 569 130 before 9am Monday 10 May.
Appropriate media accreditation with photo ID must be on display at all times while on Defence property.