During Auckland Heritage Week we put a call out for photographs of the grand old buildings of Britomart through your eyes – with a $500 prize pack up for grabs. We received some incredible photographs and have compiled winning photograph and the top 16 finalists below.
Winning Photograph by @mrcigar
Top 16 Finalists
Much of Britomart’s unique character comes from the contrasts and relationships between its buildings: historic and modern, bold and intimate, public and private. Most of the 18 historic buildings throughout the precinct date from between 1880 and 1920. Many were built as warehouses and storerooms for Auckland’s early merchant industry. They range from the magnificent Imperial Baroque of the Chief Post Office to the restrained Art Deco elegance of the Maritime Building on Quay Street.
Submit a photo of any building (or part of a building) within Britomart and you’ll be in to win a $500 prize pack including goodies and vouchers from Nike, Huffer, Ostro and more. The winner will also have their work featured in the next Britomart magazine.