These pictures were taken at the sand castle contest that's held every year in New Zealand. They used to have it in White rock, Canterbury. South Island.
However, it eventually became so big that it was impossible to continue to hold it in the little town any longer;
so a few years ago they moved further north, in the South Island, east coast side, to a city called abbotsford, Dunedin. People come from all over the world to compete.