Ngā Manu Kōrero 2019 National Secondary School Speech Contests

National finals: Sept. 10-12, 2019

The Ngā Manu Kōrero speech competitions are intended to encourage the development of skills and confidence of Māori students in spoken English and Māori.

The contests are in four categories; Pei Te Hurinui Jones, Korimako, Te Rāwhiti Ihaka and Sir Turi Carroll Competitions are held at three levels – school, regional and national. The attached booklet contains information and guidelines on organising and judging these categories and levels.

The national Ngā Manu Kōrero competitions will take place at The Regent on Broadway, 53 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North on Tuesday 10 – Thursday 12 September, 2019.

The Ngā Manu Kōrero booklet is attached to the top of this page. Regional dates and venues can be found on pages 14-15. The topics are on page 2.


Here's Ngā Manu Kōrero competitor Brigham Riwai-Couch delivering his speech “10 Ways to Teach Me” to the Evaluation Associates national conference in Auckland in 2018:

“10 ways to teach me” – Brigham Riwai-Couch from Evaluation Associates Ltd. on Vimeo.


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