The Supreme Winner was
Hazel Smith,  of Upper Hutt College.  Hazel won $500.

A Year 13 student, Hazel is interested in many of the arts such as fashion, photography and film. She loves the creative designs that feature in WOW, which inspire her to think out of the box. In the future, she hopes to shape a career in design or fashion, with study at a tertiary level.

Hazel's design is a costume for Macbeth from Macbeth


Second place, with a prize of $350 was awarded to
Hannah Symonds,  of Wanganui High School

Now in Year 12, this is the second time Hannah has entered the Bernina Costume Design Competition where last year she achieved a highly commended. Hannah enjoys doing art and singing in her spare time and hopes to study textile design and art at university.

Hannah's design is a costume for Julia from Two Gentlemen of Verona

Te Paea Hoori, from Pompallier Catholic College
received joint 3rd prize and received $250.00

Te Paea's design is a costume for Titania from A Midsummer Night's Dream


Jasmine Dempsey, from Wanganui High School received joint 3rd price for Goneril (King Lear) and received $250.00

Jasmine's design is Goneril from King Lear

Other students to be recognized in 2012's competition

Specially Commended

Samantha Miller  Kaipara College - Tamora, Titus Andronicus

Highly Commended

Alice Allfree Westlake Girls' High School – Rosaline, Love's Labour's Lost
Eva Craig Wanganui High School – Miranda, The Tempest
Abby Culver Wanganui High School – Apothecary, Romeo and Juliet
Michelle Huang 
Macleans College – Cordelia, King Lear
Allie King Wanganui High School – Juliet, Romeo and Juliet
Gabrielle Maffey St Cuthbert's College – Titania, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Kenzie McFadyen Queen Margaret College – Lady Macbeth, Macbeth
Olivia Sefton St Matthew's Collegiate School – Cassandra, Troilus and Cressida

Erica Hou 
Long Bay College – Juliet, Romeo and Juliet
Jessie Zhou Wanganui High School – Desdemona, Othello