26 September 2014
The prize-giving of the inaugural JSANZ Tertiary Japanese Language Speech Contest was held at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology on September 26. The trophy and first prize of a return air ticket to Japan was awarded to Tanetoa Webster. Hao Ming Lee was awarded third prize. Both students are from CPIT. Second prize winner was Ka Yeung Adrian Tam from the University of Auckland. Prizes were generously donated by the Sasakawa Fellowship Fund for Japanese Language Education. The event was also attended by the Japanese Consul Mr Tsuchikawa and other consular officials, the CEO of CPIT Kay Giles, and lecturers and former teachers and family of the prize winners.
You can view the prize-winning speech on You Tube. Use the link below or access from the 'Resources' page.