race unity speech awards

  • Palmerston North Boys’ High School wins Race Unity Speech Competition

    A stirring speech about ‘Standing up for race unity – don’t be a bystander’ has won Head boy of Palmerston North Boys’ High School, first place in the national final of the 2016 Race Unity speech competition held in Auckland.

  • Race Unity Speech Awards 2016

    Image of Kimberly D’Mello of Aquinas College, Tauranga, who won the competition in May 2015, photographed with the judging panel

    The speech awards provide an opportunity for students to develop the key competencies such as thinking skills, managing self, relating to others and participating and contributing.

    The speech topic this year:

    Stand up for race unity – don’t be a bystander!

    In preparing their speeches students must show that they have considered each of the bullet points below:

  • Race Unity Speech Awards 2014

    Thai An Vo winner of the 2014 Speech Awards

    How do students relate to race relations in New Zealand?

    That was the question posed to more than 180 students from around the country at the National finals of the NZ Race Unity Speech Awards recently held in Auckland.