2005 Award winner : Kirsti Whalen (Yr 12, Epsom Girls Grammar School, Auckland) – Chain of Fools

Finalist : Melissa Chen (Epsom Girls Grammar School) – Travel log

Finalist : Jessie Hendy (Taradale High School) – My Poetry Teacher

Finalist : Russell Kale (Karamu High School) – HISTORY

Finalist : Guanting Liu (St Cuthbert’s College, Auckland)- Under the trees

Finalist : Selina Powell (Wellington High School)- Ball Game