The Ngā Manu Kōrero national secondary school speech contests incorporating the Korimako and Sir Turi Carroll competitions for Māori pupils speaking in English and the Pei Te Hurinui Jones and Te Räwhiti Ihaka competitions for all pupils speaking in Māori, are sponsored by the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association / Te Wehengarua (PPTA).
Ngā Manu Kōrero 2013 National Secondary School Speech Contests
The national secondary speech contests are now entering their 48th year and the national finals this year will be hosted by the Tainui Teachers Committee, at the Mystery Creek Events Centre, Gate 2, 125 Mystery Creek Road, Hamilton on Tuesday 24, Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 September 2013.
Download Ngā Manu Kōrero 2013 booklet (41 pages)
Developing the skills and confidence of Māori students
The contests are intended to encourage the development of skills and confidence of Mäori students in spoken English and Mäori.
NZ PPTA cordially extend an invitation to all secondary schools to participate in this important annual event, noting that the Mäori section is open to all students, but the English section is confined to Māori students only.
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