Waipā is at Orange in the COVID-19 Protection Framework. New arrangements now apply, For more click here.


Competitions are held regularly throughout the year.

Some winning entries (and solutions if relevant) will be posted here.


No current competitions. 


Pink Shirt Day (19 May 2022)

Submit an anti-bullying t-shirt design for Pink Shirt Day (front only).

The winning design from each library will be made into a printed t-shirt for each winner!

Image gallery: click here.





Jigsaw Art Competition (1-29 April 2022)

Open to all ages. Creations may be flat or freestanding and any size. 

Congratulations to our voucher winners: Anita H, Emily Mc, Kwanjira E, Corey P, Nathaniel S and Luis F.

Librarian's choice prizes were also awarded to Olive & Leah M, Glenda B, Jamie and Luis F, Joshua G, Jasper S and Danica B.

Pages in Parks (5-13 March 2022)

Parks Week Pages in Parks Scavenger Hunt! Follow the clues and fill in the entry form. Winners Charlotte (CB) and Kendyl (TA).

Let's Draw (Term 1 2022)

Tune in to the tutorial at 4pm every third Thursday, submit your image via email and be in the draw to win.

Lego Club Creator Challenge (Term 1 2022)

Send in any of your virtual lego club creations from each week and go in the prize draw to win at the end of term. Term 1 winner, Henry, Age 8.

Heritage Month (February 2022)

Win a KOBO eReader as part of our Heritage Photo Search: click here.

Win a book and DVD voucher combination by entering our Heritage Digital Scavenger Hunt: click here.

Kids Christmas Cookie Bake-Off (Nov/Dec 2021)

Congratulations to children in Cambridge and Te Awamutu who submitted their decorated cookies for our competition.

Our winners drawn at random are:

Cambridge: Mason W

Te Awamutu: Jamie F. 

For cookie recipe ideas click here.

Christmas Stocking Competition (Nov/Dec 2021)

Our entrants all received a library goodie bag. 

Let's Draw the Bark Knight (November 2021)

Tune in to the tutorial at 4pm Thursday 25 November 2021: or click here

Let's Draw Dog Man (November 2021)

Tune in to the tutorial at 4pm Thursday 11 November 2021: details here

Lego Club Creator Challenge (Term 4 2021)

Send in any of your virtual lego club creations from each week and go in the prize draw to win at the end of term: details here

School Holiday Programme (October 2021)

Click here

Images of Spring (September 2021)

Take a photo which represents spring in Waipā! Congratulations to sisters Ruby and Amy. Runners up Ava and Fern. For a link to images, click here.

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori Quiz (September 2021)

Win a copy of Māori made easy by Scotty Morrison through Socrative. Winner Monique Wiles. 

Colouring in Competition (August 2021)

Win a Waipā District Libraries goodie bag. Ages 5-12 only living in the Waipā District. 

This competition is now closed. The winner, drawn at random, was Mila.

You can still download the colouring in page here: Colouring in Competition (PDF). Designed by staff member Richard Lemmens.

Guess the Staff (August 2021)

This competition is now closed.

For the slideshow presentation: click here.

Wonderful Waipā Scavenger Hunt (April 2021)

Win a family pass to Hamilton Zoo. Winners: Kara-Potter Family, Lattins Family, Kliskey Family.

School Holiday Safari - October School Holidays Colouring in Competition (October 2020)

Templates for 5-7 years, 8-9 years and 10-12 years: Download here

Winter Warmer July School Holidays Story Competition (July 2020)

11-12 years: Mathew's story 

8-10 years: Holly's Story

5-7 years: Ronan's Story & Niamh's Story.


ANZAC DAY Crossword Competitions (April 2020)

Adult's entry form: download here.
Adult's solution!

Children's entry form: download here.
Children's solution!

Build a Crossword Competition (March 2020)

Winning entry (by Monique):
Download here

Winning entry (by Debbie):
Download here

Please email us for solutions.

Library Card Design Competition

 Winning entry (Kate): 

Winning entry (Vivien):