Aotea (Taranaki and Whanganui) are proud to be hosting the 2017 Nga Manu Korero National Speech Finals, held at the TSB Stadium this week, Wednesday to Friday.
Michael McLeod is representing Aotea in the Senior English category. Michael has competed in various speech competitions over the past few years, including the 2015 finals in Porirua.
He has extended an invitation for the wider school community, whanau and friends to come and support him as he takes on the nations best speakers. His topic, "Without foresight and vision the people will be lost" is filled with passion, history and emotion.
He will be speaking in the prepared section between 1pm and 3pm on Thursday with the impromptu in the morning.
Door sales are $10. We will also post a live stream video feed of his speech via Te Korimako.