Entries open 1 May (deadline 24 May)

Auckland Festival of Photography and Auckland UNESCO City of Music are proud to present the inaugural Aotearoa Music Photography Award | Whakaahua Puoro Toa competition.

This award is for professional and community photographers who love shooting musicians at rehearsals, gigs, festivals or community events. The award boasts a $1500 cash prize for the winner. All genres and styles of image are welcome as long as photographs are music related. 

In conjunction with Auckland UNESCO City of Music and with the support of media partner AudioCulture the winners work will be widely promoted and cemented in history as the first ever winner of the official Aotearoa Music Photography Award | Whakahua Puoro Toa.

Open to all New Zealand professional and community photographers, online entries can be submitted from 1 – 24 May via the festival website. 

Full terms and conditions and how to enter will be announced soon. 

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Last updated: 08 March 2021