United Nations Association NZ Public Speaking Award for Secondary Students

Student competitions and scholarships New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 28 March 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9scs

UNA NZ Secondary School Speech Award

2019 Topic: 'Does our concern for security compromise peace?'

The United Nations Association of New Zealand has held regional secondary school speech awards for over 30 years and the National finals are held in conjunction with our Annual Conference in May. This year the National finals will be held in Wellington on Friday 21 June.

The regional finals will be announced soon and are likely to take place in late May. Certificates are awarded to all who participate. The regional winner will then compete in Wellington on Friday 21 June. Travel expenses to Wellington from the regions will be met.

Students must speak for a minimum of 6 minutes and no longer than 8 minutes and must make a particular reference to the aims, work and aspirations of the United Nations. I suggest that the UN Website www.un.org and UNA NZ website www.unanz.org.nz be explored. Students are encouraged to do their own research, though, and add their own perspective. 

We invite your school to send contestant/s and register online via www.bit.ly/UNANZSpeechAward2019 by Friday 12 April (an early registration is preferred).  

Joy Dunsheath JP, Past President, United Nations Association of New Zealand.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

01 March 2019 – 21 June 2019

Further information

Contact: Chris Vogliano

 (04) 496 9638