New Zealand High Commission Suva, Fiji

Secondary Schools Essay Competition

New Zealand High Commission, in conjunction with The Fiji Association in Auckland Inc, is pleased to announce a secondary school essay competition for senior students. This is the third year that the competition has been held.

New Zealand High Commission, supported by The Fiji Association in Auckland Inc, has sent details of the essay competition to secondary schools in Fiji.

The panel of judges is chaired by Dr Satendra Singh, ONZM, QSM, JP (a member of the founding office of the Department of Foreign Affairs after Fiji’s independence) and includes Lady Hillary, QSM, (wife of the late Sir Edmund Hillary).

The two overall winners will receive cash prizes of F$1000 each, along with trophies and certificates of commendation, with a total cash prize pool for the competition of F$6000.00.

The adjudicators have praised the efforts of past participants for producing some impressive and well researched essays. This year’s competition provides a further opportunity for senior students to illustrate their writing skills.

Essays must be submitted through the school that the competition entrant attends. Entries should be sent to the New Zealand High Commission, PO Box 1378, Suva.

Information packs on the essay competition have already been distributed to secondary schools.
If any school has not received the information pack or would like further information on the competition they should contact the New Zealand High Commission by email or Ph: 3311422

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