Kahurangi-Marlborough had another fantastic regionals on the 23 February 2019. We were once again hosted at Nelson College for Girls, where there were 22 teams in attendance with a mix of junior and senior teams.
The first round once again was prepared and there were then three limited preparation rounds.
Garin College and Nayland College broke to senior finals and had a thoughtful debate on whether people should be able to lie. Nelson College and a Nayland-Garin composite team broke to the junior finals and had an interesting debate on online relationships.
Congratulations to Nayland College for becoming the winners of Kahurangi-Marlborough Regionals for 2019, and to the Nayland-Garin composite team for becoming the junior champions for 2019.
The judges were very impressed with all the high quality debating throughout the competition and were all excited about the talent in the region, so well done to all teams that competed.
A huge thank you to all the judges, teachers and parents who gave up their time for the tournament, and to Nelson College for Girls for hosting us.
Congratulations to the following students who received awards:
Senior Winners: Nayland College
Senior Runners Up: Garin College
Junior Winners: Nayland/Garin Composite
Junior Runners Up: Nelson College
Highly Commended Speakers:
Best Style: Antony Lam
Best Junior Speaker: Will Irvine
Most Promising Speaker:
Best Speaker: Ella Taylor