Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio, 9th November 2021. PNRSA Youth Speech Competition, Tuesday 17th August 2021 on the theme of ANZAC Day. Introduction/description by Joe Hollander. Selected speakers are, in order:
Emily Connell (Freyberg HS) – Yr 10
Sophie Cumming (Freyberg HS) – Yr 11
Matt Feehan (Freyberg HS) – Yr 12
John Hopcroft (PNBHS) – Yr 13
Leo Mwape (PNBHS) – Yr 10
Lily Tavendale (Freyberg HS) – Yr 10
Winners – Leo Mwape (PNBHS) – 1st, Lily Tavendale (FHS) – 2nd, Matt Feehan (FHS) – 3rd and Sophie Cumming (FHS) – Highly Commended.
Just as the last speaker is introduced, you will hear an alert signal from cellphones in the audience. The competition was in progress when the country was notified that it would move into a level 4 lockdown at 11:59pm after a community case of COVID-19 was detected in Auckland.