ECHO Walking Festival

2019 Photo Competition

Each year we encourage walkers to take their phones or cameras with them and capture the beauty of the bush, the people participating and the spirit of ECHO.


Must be a registered walker; no more than 5 entries per person; fun not a professional photographer.

ECHO judges winner and second place. 

This year there is a People's Choice option to vote for a favourite photo(s) taken. These photos will be on the Echo Walking Festival Facebook page to vote on.

Competition Entry

Please email photos 'no more than 5 entries per person' for the photo competition to [email protected] with your name and the name of the walk you were on by 30th April 2019. 

Photos to be submitted by 30th April 2019.


First prize $100, second prize $50 and people's choice $50.  Remember your phone or camera and get snapping.

For quality, please send your originals or at a good resolution.

2018 Winning Photos

Catch the Action

Photo: Christine Grainger
Category: Catch the Action
Walk: A walk through Waihi’s History

Beauty In the Eye of the Beholder

Photo: Beverley Lorimer
Category: Beauty In the Eye of the Beholder
Walk: Rock it in Wharekirauponga

From the Track

Photo: Nellie Teesdale
Category: From the Track
Walk: Karangahake Loop with Lunch

Photo Competition

Competition Results

We will post the details of the winners in early May 2019. Good luck!