European Union External Action

Essay Competition 2020 for senior Otago & Southland high school students has now closed!

28/08/2020 - 00:39
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The EU Delegation to New Zealand's Essay Competition is now open! This competition is open to all senior high school students (year 11-13) in the Otago and Southland region.

This year's topic is "What are the benefits of a 'Green Recovery' to the European Union?"

Entries are due by 16 October 2020. The word limit is 1,200 words plus references.

1st Prize: $100 Book Voucher & shadow the EU Ambassador and her team for a day in Wellington including:

  • Return flights to Wellington from either Invercargill or Dunedin.
  • Attending VIP meetings
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Restaurant lunch

2nd Prize: $100 Book Voucher

3rd Prize: $75 Book Voucher

Submit your entries to:

All questions can be sent to via email or messaged to our Facebook or Instagram account (@EUinNZ).

We look forward to reading your entries!

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