2017 Winners

AUSTRALIA-NEW ZEALAND

An Elegant Tantrum

by Liana Roberts-Letiu, New Zealand

REST OF THE PACIFIC

The Promise

by Susan Yee, Fiji

SAMOA

Matalasi

by Jenny Bennett

OVERALL SAMOA OBSERVER TUSITALA WINNER

An Elegant Tantrum by Liana Roberts-Letiu


HIGHLY COMMENDED

Australia-New Zealand 

The Silver Palms Hotel by Felicity Cutten

The Return by Rex Paget

The Spirits of Apia Reef by Iliili Geoff Hoddinott

Letter for my Sinebwaina by Tania Basiou

Initiative by Natalia Fareti

The Monsters of my dream by Doritha Vili

Rest of the Pacific

I am not a survivor, I am a warrior by Marlene Dee Gray Potoura;

In the heart by Tamari Mulitalo Cheung

Heartburn by Kelera Tuvou Ganivatu

Buai Seller by Jordan Dean

Dream by Dolarosa Atai Wo’otong

Sudden Goodbyes by Luisah Vele.

Samoa 

Fix your collars by Jasmine Koria;

The Heart of the Matter – The boy by Lumepa Hald

The Journey by Jane Va’afusuaga

Freeborn by Rachel La’ulu

Lulu’s Story by Fiona Collins-Toalepai

Cocoa-pod kid by Pomona Aneterea.