3 Apr 2020

We announce the winner of the Lego Critter competition

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:32 pm on 3 April 2020

We tasked the Lego fans of New Zealand with creating a native New Zealand critter out of Lego. And boy did they come through. We got hundreds of entries! And they were all simply brilliant.

It was very, very hard to pick the winner, but we managed it. So a huge congratulations to Maddie who was inspired by the eel she saw in the Liffey Stream on her daily lockdown walk around Lincoln

The winning entry: 10 year old Maddie's lego Tuna (fresh water eel)

The winning entry: 10 year old Maddie's lego Tuna (fresh water eel) Photo: supplied

We got so many incredible entries, so here are the highly commended creations:

Alison's lego Haast Eagle

Alison's lego Haast Eagle Photo: Supplied

Sue's Leopard Seal - the seal's name is Owha

Sue's Leopard Seal - the seal's name is Owha Photo: supplied

Hinemaia's (Age 9) Tuatara - "His name is Mr Turu, he’s 99 years old, and is sheltering from Covid in the rock garden at our house."

Hinemaia's (Age 9) Tuatara - "His name is Mr Turu, he’s 99 years old, and is sheltering from Covid in the rock garden at our house." Photo: Supplied

Liam's (Age 11) lego kārearea

Liam's (Age 11) lego kārearea Photo: supplied

Lego Weta  by Ezra

Lego Weta by Ezra Photo: supplied

Fletcher's (Age 9) lego Ruru

Fletcher's (Age 9) lego Ruru Photo: supplied

And you can see the rest of the entries below

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