History of New Zealand Team Captains

History of New Zealand Team Captains 2017-05-22T06:55:55+00:00

At the conclusion of the National Finals of the New Zealand Schools’ Debating Championships the New Zealand Schools’ Debating Team and captain are named. Since 2001 the captain has received the Andrew Stockley Cup, inscribed as follows:

The Andrew Stockley Cup
For the Captain of the New Zealand Schools’ Debating Team

Named in Honour of Andrew Stockley
Founder, NZ Schools’ Debating Championships
Coach, NZ Schools’ Debating Team, for 10 years
Coach, World Schools’ Debating Champions, 1995
President, NZ Schools’ Debating Council, for 8 years
NZ Prepared Debating, Impromptu Debating and Oratory Champion

1988: Aaron Pedersen (Wanganui Collegiate School)
1989: Simon Ladd (Auckland Grammar School)
1990: Catherine Williams (Tawa College)
1991: Richard Suhr (St Patrick’s College, Wellington)
1992: Sacha Judd (Takapuna Grammar School)
1993: Ryan Orange (Palmerston North Boys’ High School)
1994: Rachel Smithies (St Mary’s College, Wellington)
1995: Catherine Adams (Christchurch Girls’ High School)
1996: Jonathan Scragg (St Andrew’s College, Christchurch)
1997: Anna Livesey (Wellington Girls’ College)
1998: Francis Reid (Westlake Boys’ High School)
1999: Caleb Ward (St Paul’s Collegiate School, Hamilton)
2000: Dan Musgrove (Marlborough Boys’ High School)
2001: Pascal Millaire (King’s College)
2002: Seb Tuohy (Hutt Valley High School)
2003: Eleanor Bishop (Wellington Girls’ College)
2004: Lewis Bollard (Wellington College)
2005: Pei Huang (Karamu High School)
2006: Kathryn Scott-Dowell (Samuel Marsden Collegiate School)
2007: Jane Pring (Nga Tawa Wellington Diocesan School for Girls)
2008: Maria English (Samuel Marsden Collegiate School)
2009: Maria English (Samuel Marsden Collegiate School)
2010: Kieran Bunn (Logan Park High School)
2011: Nick Orr (Auckland Grammar School)
2012: James Penn (Wanganui High School)
2013: Ailidh Leslie (Wellington High School)
2014: Liam Dennis (Hutt International Boys’ School)
2015: Georgina Lomax-Sawyers (Buller College)
2016: Peter McKenzie (Scots College)