History of Nationals Runners-Up

History of Nationals Runners-Up 2017-11-07T05:54:25+00:00

The runner-up team at the National Finals of the New Zealand Schools’ Debating Championships receives the New Zealand Universities’ Trophy, inscribed as follows:

The New Zealand Universities’ Trophy
Presented by the New Zealand Universities’ Debating Council in 1988

1988Canterbury
Julian Rayner
Andru Isac
Michael MacAskill

1989Canterbury
Imogen Dickie
Harriet Gray
Kendell Crossen

1990Wellington
Brendan Cash
Elizabeth Hall
Richard Suhr

1991Wellington Green
Brendan Cash
Geoffrey Glynan
Richard Suhr
Coach: Fyvie Murray

1992Wellington Gold
Jennifer Stevens
Mark Crofskey
Vina Araiti
Coach: Noeline Hannan

1993Wellington Black
Hamish Finlay
Rowan Simpson
Jane Friel
Coach: Fyvie Murray

1994Canterbury/Auckland
Nicholas Flanagan
Julianne Platt
Hayden Ryan

1995Wellington
Sarah Barnett
Angela Ballantyne
Jonathan Walbridge

1996Wellington Blue
Antonia Reid
Angela Ballantyne
Jonathan Walbridge
Coaches: Rachel Smithies and Don Stevens

1997 Canterbury Blue
Anna Pilbrow
Brian Cuddy
Hamish Flanagan
Coach: Nicholas Flanagan

1998Auckland
Francis Reid
Nikki Willis
Jesse Wilson

1999Auckland
Isaac Hikaka
Warren Bangma
Jesse Wilson
Coach: Sacha Judd

2000Auckland White
James Townshend
Miwah Van
Paul Paterson
Coach: Hayden Ryan

2001Canterbury Black
Jacob Mattingley
Jeremy Johnson
Jenna Rennie
Coach: Mark Bradley

2002Canterbury Black
Jeremy Johnson
Julia Whitehead
Richard Flanagan
Coach: Hamish Flanagan

2003Waikato
Henry Clayton
David Koedyk
Elliot O’Brien
Coach: Jonathan Orpin

2004Auckland Blue
Chris Foulkes
Hein Maung
David Merry
Coach: Jonathan Orpin

2005Wellington Blue
Heath Hutton
Tim Duignan
Ioana Gordon-Smith
Coach: Ranald Clouston

2006Wellington Gold
Sam Ward
Sophie Hamer
Richard D’Ath
Coach: Stephen Whittington

2007Auckland Blue
Sam George
Sam Bookman
Stephanie Thompson
Coaches: Desley Horton, Glenn Riddell

2008 – Wellington Gold
Holly Jenkins
Julia Wells
Johanna McDavitt
Coaches: Clodagh O’Connor-McKenna, Kathy Scott-Dowell

2009Wellington Gold
Nick Cross
Julia Wells
Jasmin Moran
Coaches: Kathy Scott-Dowell, Seb Templeton

2010 Auckland Blue
Nick Orr
Jessica Storey
Frederick Thursfield
Coaches: Stephanie Thompson, Glenn Riddell

2011 – Auckland Blue
Nick Orr
Frederick Thursfield
Ishika Jayasinghe
Coaches: Stephanie Thompson, Glenn Riddell

2012 – Wellington Black
Oscar Shaw
Edward Foley
Jemima Lomax-Sawyers
Coaches: Stephen Whittington, Duncan McLachlan

2013Auckland Blue
James Rankin
Andrew Winstanley
Kayla Polamalu
Coaches: Paul Smith & James Penn

2014 – Auckland Blue
Hannah Schubert Jones
Harrison Fookes
Arunah Prakash
Coaches: Paul Smith & Lucy Harrison

2015 – Auckland White
Liam Rawlings (Westlake Boys’ High School)
Karan Kalsi (Lynfield College)
Sookyung Choi (St Cuthbert’s College)
Coaches: Edward Foley & James Penn

2016 – Auckland White
Geneva Roy (Kings College)
Karan Kalsi (Lynfield College)
Zachary Wong (Macleans College)
Coaches: Hamish Saunders & Lucy Harrison

2017Auckland White
Geneva Roy (Kings College)
Karan Kalsi (Lynfield College)
Piper Whitehead (Diocesan School for Girls)
Coaches: Hamish Saunders & Lucy Harrison