StoryFest

Timeline of Storytelling Competition/StoryFest

Storytelling competitions were held in conjunction with NZSLTA National Conferences, starting from 1994 until 2012. The plaque for all the winners was purchased in 2001. In 2014, NZSLTA decided to change the title to "StoryFest".

2017

25 years celebration, Signs of Professionalism Conference (AUT, NZSLTA, SLIANZ, VUW combined)

Overall StoryFest winner awarded to Shaun Fahey

2014

13th National Conference, 12 July 2014, Waipuna Hotel Theatre room, Auckland

Winner: Sonia Pivac (Auckland) "Black Ball"

2012

12th Conference, 7 July 2012, Christchurch

Winner: Toby Agnew (Christchurch) "Grandma's Story"

 

2010

11th Conference, 27 November 2010, Thistle Hall, Wellington

Winner: Chris Blum (Auckland) "Neighbour's New Pet"

NZSLTA Storyfest - Left to right: David McKee, Chris Blum, Debra Jamieson (2010)

Left to right: David McKee, Chris Blum, Debra Jamieson (2010)

2008

10th Conference, 12 July 2008, Auckland Deaf Society, Auckland

Winner: Sonia Pivac (Auckland) "Digging for Treasure"

 

2006

9th Conference, 7 July 2006, Auckland Deaf Community Centre, Auckland

Winner: Shaun Fahey (Auckland)

NZSLTA Storyfest - Left to right: Shaun Fahey, Nirvana Graham, Darryl Alexander (2006)

Left to right: Shaun Fahey, Nirvana Graham, Darryl Alexander (2006)

2004

8th Conference, 15 July 2004, Maidment Theatre, Auckland University, Auckland

Winner: Hilda Tamepo (Whangarei) "Making Scones"

2002

7th Conference, 19 July 2002, AUT Progress Conference, Auckland

Winner: Victoria Lessing (nee Skorikova, Auckland) "Goldfish"

2001

6th Conference, 27 January 2001, Western Spring Theatre, Auckland

Winner: unknown

2000

Professional Development, 5 February 2000, Law Library, Government Building, Wellington

Winner: Lynette Pivac (Auckland) "Internet Romance"

1999

5th Conference, 22 January 1999, Law Library, Government Building, Wellington

Winner: Shona McGhie (Auckland) "British Museum"

1997

4th Conference, 28 June 1997, Latimer Lodge, Christchurch (combined with SLIANZ)

Winner: Dennis Tod (Christchurch)

1995

3rd Conference, 28 January 1995, Royal Police College, Porirua, Wellington

Winner: Steven Townshend (Christchurch) "Where is my Identity?"

1994

2nd Conference, 29 January 1994, Willis Lodge, Willis St, Wellington

Winner: Shaun Fahey (Christchurch) "Motorboat"

Last updated: 9/3/2019