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NZ Cub Reporter Contest Opens; New Details About Event Emerge

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Posted by: Melissa
June 05, 2005, 10:10 AM

The Sunday Star Times of New Zealand announced its HBP competition. Reader Xander sent us the article on the contest, which is open through June 16 to those aged 8 to 16; here are the relevant details:
-The winner will arrive at Edinburgh Castle by horse-drawn carriage.
-Prefects will guide him/her to the Great Hall, where just after 12:01 a.m., J.K. Rowling will do the reading.
-There will be a "sumptuous, Hogwarts-type banquet at the castle" early evening July 16.
-The reporters will assemble on Saturday, July 16, to devise their questions.

The prize in this case includes $1,000 spending money. If you live in NZ, the contest's full rules are on C17 of this paper. To enter:

You have to send the cutout from the newspaper, plus three questions you'd ask JKR, before June 16, to:

Harry Potter Competition
Sunday Star-Times
PO Box 1074
Auckland

Make sure to include your name, address, age at July 16, 2005, and phone number.

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