All regional winners also travel to Auckland to participate in the national finals and youth conference (costs fully funded). Attendance at any of the regional heats are open to the public. The Tauranga event is at 7pm on 26 March 2015 at Tauranga Coastguard, 27 Keith Allen Drive, Sulphur Point.
This year’s topic is “Big Change Starts Small - Itiiti Rearea, Kahika Teitei, Ka Taea: the smallest bellbird is able to climb to the heights of the tallest Kahika tree.” For further details see http://www.raceunity.co.nz/
To view 2013’s speech winner, Naomi Kumar from Hamilton, and 2014's winner, Thai An from Auckland, go to