Australia have won the 2011 Russell McVeagh International Schools Debating Tour, after defeating Canada West in the Grand Final at Auckland Grammar tonight.
Australia successfully affirmed the topic, “This House believes the United States should stop financially supporting dictatorships in the Middle East”, winning in a 3-0 decision.
Top five speakers:
1. Charlotte Thomas (Australia)
2. Ned-Lis Clarke (Australia)
3. Kieran Bunn (New Zealand)
4. Duncan McLachlan (New Zealand)
5=Antony Paul (Australia)
5=Peter McCauley (Canada East)