Above the Bush Line
- winner: Susan Guscott - "Descent from Mt Tongariro"
- runner up: Anita Radcliffe - "When hills become mountains"
- highly commended: David Ogilvie - "Singlefile to Kime"
- Simon Davis - Jumbo 1405Pete Smith - Hinapouri Tarns, Nelson Lakes
Below the Bush Line
- winner: Alan Graham - "Between the sea and the sand"
- runner up: Anita Radcliffe - "Jesus"
Hut or Camp Life
- winner: Amie Claridge - "Next Stop Civilisation"
- runner up: David Ogilvie - "New Hut"
- winner: Bill Wheeler - "Before the possums came 1960-61"
Native Flora and Fauna
- winner: Alan Graham - "Karearea"
- runner up: Amie Claridge - "Marlborough Rock Daisy"
- highly commended: Trish Gardiner-Smith - "Raoulia albosericea"
- winner: Jacky Challis - "View from Tararua Lodge"
- runner up: Syd Moore - "Yet another boring waterfall"
Above the bushline
Below the bushline
Hut or camp life
Native flora and fauna