Source: Auckland Council
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the longest running and most prestigious nature photography competition in the world, organised by the Natural History Museum, London.
A must-see, world-class exhibition enjoyed all over the world by nature lovers and photographers, the exhibition illustrates the majesty and vulnerability of life on our planet – from big fin squid to a marmot being ambushed by a Tibetan fox, from army ants to American bison.
Whilst inspiring curiosity and wonder, the images also remind us of the fragility of our planet and our responsibility to protect it.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years.
Launching in 1965 and attracting 361 entries, today the competition receives over 48,000 entries from 100 countries, highlighting its enduring appeal.
This year’s 100 award-winning images will embark on an international tour that will allow them to be seen by over a million people.
This free exhibition is a chance to view these stunning photographs, beautifully illuminated, up close and in person.