There is a new Astrophotography competition being run by the guys over on the Great Barrier Island, 1st prize is $2,500 2nd place gets $1,000 3rd place gets $700!
As part of the Great Barrier Dark Sky Winter Festival, Destination Great Barrier Island Trust and Aotea Great Barrier Dark Sky Sanctuary invite entries for the 2019 Aotea-Great Barrier Astrophotography Competition. The competition is open to any photographer.
The caveat is that all photos entered must have been taken on the island and contain some Great Barrier Island foreground interest.
Check out the website for more details here …..https://www.greatbarrier.co.nz/activity/2019-aotea-great-barrier-astrophotography-competition/