An­zac speech com­pe­ti­tion opens

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Call­ing all Mata­mata se­nior school stu­dents – Gal­lipoli is loom­ing.

Waikato, King Coun­try and Bay of Plenty se­nior sec­ondary school stu­dents have the chance to travel to Gal­lipoli for An­zac Day com­mem­o­ra­tions by en­ter­ing The Na­tional Bank RSA Cyril Bas­sett VC Speech Com­pe­ti­tion.

Reg­is­tra­tions for the com­pe­ti­tion opened on Jan­uary 31 for New Zealand year 12 and 13 stu­dents.

En­trants will ini­tially com­pete in re­gional com­pe­ti­tions. A na­tional fi­nal will be held at the Na­tional War Me­mo­rial in Welling­ton on March 30 this year.

Waikato, King Coun­try and Bay of Plenty re­gional semi-fi­nals will be held at Mata­mata Me­mo­rial RSA on Fe­bru­ary 25.

As well as the trip to Gal­lipoli for the 2011 An­zac Day com­mem­o­ra­tions, the na­tional win­ner will also be awarded a $1000 travel fund, a tro­phy, a lap­top com­puter and dig­i­tal cam­era.

The eight re­gional win­ners will re­ceive $1000 prize money in a Na­tional Bank ac­count, $1000 for their school and a place in the na­tional fi­nal.

Full com­pe­ti­tion de­tails are at www. rsa. org. nz/ speech com­pe­ti­tion

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