2024 Grand Final sponsored by Free Speech Union

The New Zealand Schools’ Debating Council is thrilled to announce that the 2024 Grand Final of the New Zealand Schools’ Debating Championships will be sponsored by the Free Speech Union. Held annually since 1988, the New Zealand Schools’ Debating Championships involve the best young debaters from across New Zealand pitting their critical thinking skills against …

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Originair sponsors Kahurangi-Marlborough Schools’ Debating

The New Zealand Schools’ Debating Council is thrilled to announce that the Kahurangi-Marlborough Regional team that will compete in the National Finals in Wellington in May 2024, are sponsored by Originair. Originair is a dedicated, professional passenger operation, linking regional centres with a customer-driven schedule of direct services from Nelson to Palmerston North, Nelson to …

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Feedback on further applicants to judge at 2024 National Finals now open

Public feedback is now open on the applicants who have applied to be adjudicators at the National Finals of the 2024 New Zealand Schools’ Debating Championships. The community feedback process is not concerned with a candidate’s skill but rather their conduct. In particular, the New Zealand Schools’ Debating Council are interested in any feedback members …

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Second round of applications to judge at the 2024 National Finals now open

The New Zealand Schools’ Debating Council has now opened a second round of applications for adjudicators for the 2024 National Finals of the New Zealand Schools’ Debating Championships. The National Finals will this year be held from Friday 24 to Monday 27 May in Wellington. The New Zealand Schools’ Debating Council are looking to appoint …

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Over 450 students compete in final two weekends of 2024 Regional Schools’ Debating Championships

The New Zealand Schools’ Debating Championships for 2024 continued on 16, 17, 23 and 24 March 2024 with the final five Regional Championships for 2024. Congratulations to the following: 🏆 Mount Manganui College, winners of the Cooney Lees Morgan Bay of Plenty Regional Schools’ Debating Championships; Burnside High School, winners of the Canterbury Regional Schools’ …

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Schools’ Debating Championships continue in Hawke’s Bay & Otago

The New Zealand Schools’ Debating Championships for 2024 continued on 9 and 10 March 2024 with the Sainsbury Logan & Williams Hawke’s Bay Regional Schools’ Debating Championships and the Otago Regional Schools’ Debating Championships! Congratulations to Havelock North High School and Columba College for winning their respective championships! 🏆 Havelock North High Schools wins Sainsbury …

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Cooney Lees Morgan sponsors debating in the Bay of Plenty

The New Zealand Schools’ Debating Council is thrilled to announce that the Bay of Plenty Schools’ Regional Debating Championships, and the Bay of Plenty Regional team that will compete in the National Finals in Wellington in May 2024, are sponsored by Cooney Lees Morgan. At Tauranga law firm Cooney Lees Morgan, we have the experience …

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