2018 Entries Now Open!
The Justice Speech Competition is a national competition for students all across New Zealand.
The competition aims to increase awareness of national and international justice issues in NZ through a national speech competition for students.
Year 9 & 10 students are invited to submit their speech on any justice issue.
- FREE Entry
- First prize $1000 for student + $1000 for the charity of their choice + $1000 for their school
- Five spot prizes of $100 each
- Entries close 10 December. Winners announced in early February
- Speeches 3-7 minutes long
- Speeches can be filmed simply using a smartphone camera, webcam or other digital cameras
- Upload the film via this website, or send a link to the film (FB, Instagram etc.)
- Choose any social justice topic you like – look here for some possible topics and resources
- Schools can register to receive updates about this competition
- Speeches will be judged by volunteers – teachers, justice workers and other suitable people. The final winner will be chosen by a panel.
- Speeches will be judged using specific criteria – use this information to help write your speech
- Here is a SAMPLE SPEECH