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Be into win one of five prizes by watching a quick 1-minute video, finding out what CITES is, and doing a quick questionnaire.

This competition closed Monday 21 March 2022

We would like to thank everyone who entered the competition.

Congratulations to the winners: 

  • Major prize winner: Mitchell.
  • Runners-up: Chloe, Sarah Kate, Hana and Nick.

If you want to know more about CITES check our CITES webpages.

We may do another competition in March 2023.

Who can enter

Anyone in New Zealand can enter. But the prize packs are aimed at 13 years of age and over.

If you’re under 12 years old, your parent or guardian needs to be asked before you enter the competition.

Only those living in New Zealand can win a prize pack.

What will be in the questionnaire

The questions will be about CITES and the video about checking your goods before bringing them into New Zealand. CITES means Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.


By completing the questionnaire you’ll go into the draw to win one of five wildlife-themed prizes. There will be one major prize and four runner-up prizes.

The major prize contains:

  • Wildlife book – “Wild Encounters, Iconic Photographs of the World’s Vanishing Animals and Cultures” by David Yarrow, 2016, hardback
  • Children’s wildlife book – “Wildlife of Aotearoa” by Gavin Bishop, 2019, hardback.
  • DOC Nature Trivia card game.
  • DOC Nature snap cards (for children).

The four runners-up will each receive a DOC nature trivia card game and a pack of DOC nature snap cards.

How to enter

The competition closed 11:59 pm Monday 21 March 2022.

What happens next

By Wednesday 23 March 2022, we’ll pick five people that completed the questionnaire and give each of them a prize. We’ll contact you by email if you’re a winner.

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for World Wildlife Day competition 2022.


Contact us if you have questions about the competition.


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