Previous Winners

Previous Winners 2020-08-20T03:30:44+00:00

The Waikato Regional Schools’ Debating Championships have existed since 1989. Since 1999 the winning team has received the Alexandra Gillespie Cup for Waikato Schools Debating, which is inscribed as follows:

The Alexandra Gillespie Cup for Waikato Schools’ Debating
Named in honour of Alexandra Gillespie
President, New Zealand Schools’ Debating Council, 1995-7
Winner, New Zealand Schools’ Debating Championships, 1991
Winner, World Schools’ Debating Championships, 1992

1999: St Paul’s Collegiate School
2000: St Paul’s Collegiate School
2001: Hamilton Boys’ High School
2002: Hamilton Girls’ High School
2003: Tauranga Boys’ College
2004: Hamilton Boys’ High School
2005: Hamilton Girls’ High School
2006:
2007: Hillcrest High School
2008: Hillcrest High School
2009: Mt Maunganui College
2010: John Paul College
2011: Hamilton Boys’ High School
2012: Hamilton Boys’ High School
2013: Hillcrest High School
2014: John Paul College
2015: Hamilton Boys’ High School
2016: Hamilton Boys’ High School
2017: Hamilton Boys’ High School
2018: Hamilton Boys’ High School
2019: Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
2020: Hamilton Boys’ High School

If you know who won the Waikato Regional Schools’ Debating Championships in 2006 or any year before 1999 please contact the Council and we will add the information to the website.