Last night's prize-giving ceremony for the Te Akatauira Recyclable Jewellery Competition, was a fun night for competition entrants, their teachers and parents.
Opening speeches were made by Paka Worthington of Paka's Pearls, Te Tika Mataiapo Dorice Reid of Koutu Nui and Jolene Bosanquet of Te Ipukarea Society.
This was followed by an environmental quiz with pizza, modelling of the jewellery and prize giving.
The event was held at Cafe Salsa and was for participating students, one guest and their art teacher
Prize winners won 50% of the prize money, whilst the other 50% went to their school.