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Nationwide speech competition “What does Waitangi Day mean to me?”

Nationwide speech competition “What does Waitangi Day mean to me?”

A nationwide speech competition has been announced by Waitangi Treaty Grounds for Year 11 students. The theme for the speech competition is: “What does Waitangi Day mean to me?”

Entry to the competition opens on 1st September 2017 and closes on 29th September 2017. The Waitangi Speech Competition will give young people a platform to share their views in a public forum.

The winning student receives return travel for two to the Bay of Islands with Air New Zealand, accommodation at Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia courtesy of Westpac NZ, attendance at Waitangi Day functions on the 5th and 6th February, and the opportunity to deliver the winning speech at Waitangi. The winner also receives a certificate, a taonga and a carved trophy for their school to display for 9 months. The runner-up will receive a certificate and a taonga.

You can find more details here.

Updated on: 14 Aug 2017


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