Schools Debating

The National Finals of the New Zealand Schools’ Debating Champs are this weekend. The Grand Final is at 10 am on Monday in the Legislatuve Council Chamber at Parliament.

The Wellington team includes Maria English and the Canterbury team Robert Brownlee. Good luck to all participants.

New Zealand are the current world champions and this competition will help determine who will defend the title in 2010 at Doha, Qatar.

Also later that day on Monday the 10th is a public debate on the moot “This House believes that parents have the right to smack their kids”. It is hosted by Vic DebSoc and starts at 6.30 in Rutherford House Lecture Theatre.