Previous Winners

Previous Winners 2017-11-08T00:52:49+00:00

The Central North Island Regional Schools’ Debating Championships have been held since 1990. In 1988 and 1989 there were two separate regional competitions, one for Hawkes Bay and the other for Taranaki / Manawatu. Since 2001 the winning team has received the Sir Michael Hardie Boys Cup for Central North Island Schools Debating, which is inscribed as follows:

The Sir Michael Hardie Boys Cup for Central North Island Schools’ Debating
Named for Sir Michael Hardie Boys
Governor-General of New Zealand and
Patron, NZ Schools’ Debating Council, 1996-2001

2000: Palmerston North Boys’ High School
2001: Palmerston North Boys’ High School
2002: Wanganui Collegiate School
2003: Wanganui Collegiate School
2004: Palmerston North Boys’ High School
2005: Palmerston North Boys’ High School
2006: Wanganui Collegiate School
2007: Nga Tawa Wellington Diocesan School for Girls
2008: Palmerston North Boys’ High School
2009: Palmerston North Boys’ High School
2010: Palmerston North Boys’ High School
2011: Wanganui High School
2012: Wanganui High School
2013: Wanganui High School
2014: Freyberg High School
2015: Wanganui High School
2016: Wanganui High School
2017: Freyburgh High School

If you know who won the Central North Island Regional Schools’ Debating Championships in any year before 2000 please contact the Council and we will add the information to the website.