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Since 1957, STAEDTLER products have been a firm favourite of Kiwis households. With our huge range of products there’s something for everyone, including graphite pencils to colouring products to Fineliners, to Markers to highlighters, the list goes!

Kiwis have learnt to write with our graphite pencil range and become budding artist through our drawing and colouring ranges and today we are proud to say you will find a STAEDTLER product in most homes up and down New Zealand.

For the first time, STAEDTLER New Zealand is launching its Artist of the Year competition, promoting the best of the Kiwi talent and we you to join in the fun. There are prizes for the different age groups on offer including cash prizes and STAEDTLER goody bags.

So get drawing or colouring and send your entries in! The competition opens 1 July and closes 31 July!

Create a piece of art now & win some great prizes!

To enter all you need to do is create a piece of art, it can be anything from a sketch to a colouring piece, to a painting or just a doodle, your imagination is your only limit.

Create your masterpiece, upload it to Instagram or upload to the STAEDTLER NZ website, fill in the entry form and you’re done.

Let’s get creative together and share your artwork for everyone to enjoy!

The competition opens 1 July.

Participate now


There are 3 aged (1-12 / 13-17 / 18+) entry groups with 3 prizes for each group on offer

1st Prize $500 Prezzy Card

2nd Prize STAEDTLER Gift Bag worth over $250 (MRSP)

3rd Prize STAEDTLER Gift Bag worth over $150 (MRSP)


And this is what sets STAEDTLER products apart:

Range, range, and range

We have one of the largest drawings & colouring ranges in New Zealand; from our ‘Luna’ starter range ‘to our skilled ‘Noris’ range to our Artist ‘Design Journey’ range

We’re everywhere – well nearly!

You’ll find our drawing & colouring products in most retailers and commercial stationery companies across New Zealand, so you can be sure to be able to pick up a great STAEDTLER product