IWH Photo Competition

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International Working Holidays Capture the moment Photo Competition
We’re looking for photos that “capture the moment” and your experience overseas with us.
It might be the perfect candid shot or a staged shot of your own design, we want to experience the essence of your time overseas and the country you’re in through your eyes!
Be creative, but no computerised effects or altered images please. #nofilter #nophotoshop

Grand Prize

For Best Overall Photo
$300 Amazon Gift Card

Category Prizes

One Winner Per Category
$50 Amazon Gift Card

Closing Date November 30th, 2017

Photo Competition Categories

Best Overall

Well-rounded, quintessential study abroad picture
Sub Categories

Friends Abroad

Organised group shots of you and your program/project friends (3-6 people preferred)

More than just Travel

Show us that you’re not just a tourist. Sharing your culture with another, being immersed in the country you’re in or the people you’ve made from other cultures from your travels along the way. Hashtag: #kiwisdomorethantravel

A Day in the Life

Something you’re involved in each day on your programme or project. (e.g. meal times, flag raising, moments from your activity, campfires etc.) Hash Tags #campamericanz #aupairinamericanz #africavolunteeradventures


Includes your photos of any of the animals on our volunteer projects including wildlife and rescues


Use your artistic expression here! Anything that might not fit into other categories. Great for budding photographers.

The People’s Choice

We’ll post our faves on Facebook and Instagram and the most popular wins!


  • No computerised effects, filters or altered images, please.
  • No photoshopping
  • The larger the image, the better.
  • Small photos from a camera phone are great for the web, but will not hold up in print.
  • Digital photos should be at least 6 MP and/or 1050×1500 pixels and/or 300 dpi

How to Enter

All photos must be submitted using the entry form below and we also need:

  • Your full name
  • Your Twitter or Instagram handle
  • Mailing address, phone number and e-mail address
  • IWH Program/Project date and location (ex: Camp America Summer 2015)
  • Hometown in NZ
  • A brief description of your photo — please be as specific as possible (Staff at Camp Modin in Maine, etc.)

Terms, Conditions and Rules for entering

Please read these Terms & Conditions and Competition Rules before submitting your entry.

Ready to Enter?

Fill out my online form.