mix & mash

Winners and selections for Mix & Mash 2013

May Showcase:
Stories about the past

Congratulations to the winning storytellers of May! 10 tales from Kiwis of all ages have been picked out by Dan Mills, Jolisa Gracewood and Mark Osborne, our May Showcase judges. From poetry and re-enactments, to animation and data visualisation, all the submissions were certainly awesome.

Thank you to everyone who entered, and the May Showcase sponsors and partners:

Copyright Licensing New Zealand Orcon Ministry of Education

May Showcase Award

What Happened?

by Sadaf Lourie,Riccardo Scott, Jarred Bishop & Alex Gibson

This digital storybook snapped up a $500 prize by combining creative writing, illustration, data and visualisations together for one truly enjoyable journey.

May Showcase Student Award

The Story of Rangitoto

by Travis, Evan & Jared Manning

Follow the explosive history of Rangitoto through a remix of music, animation and original poetry. This student entry had us smiling! Winner of a $500 in vouchers prize.

Highly Commended


by Graham Jenson

A digital Mihimihi back to the birth of man! Have a play and explore history, family, and the location of the self in an electronic age. We couldn't miss this outstanding story, it scooped up a $150 prize.


Suspense historical intrigue earned these remix stories a commended prize of $75.

An Ideal Spot to Spend the Day
by Paul Left

Digging Up the Past
by students of Havelock North Intermediate

Showcase selections

Check out these awesome Showcase selections from Kiwis of all ages. Each story won a $50 iTunes prize!

A Lucky Man
by Candy Elsmore

The Disappearance
by students of Pt England School

Song of the Suffragettes
by Casey Carsel

My History My Heritage
by Hosannah Setefan

Luminous Shadows
by Rachel Sawaya