The Ngā Manu Kōrero speech competitions are intended to encourage the development of skills and confidence of Māori students in spoken English and Māori.

The contests are in four categories; Pei Te Hurinui Jones, Korimako, Te Rāwhiti Ihaka and Sir Turi Carroll Competitions are held at three levels – school, regional and national. The attached booklet contains information and guidelines on organising and judging these categories and levels.

The national Ngā Manu Kōrero competitions will take place at:

The Regent on Broadway, 53 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North on Tuesday 10 – Thursday 12 September 2019.