New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea

Christchurch Songpa-gu Sister City Youth Ambassadors Scholarship award ceremony

Six Korean secondary and primary school students from Songpa-gu received Christchurch Songpa-gu Sister City Youth Ambassador Scholarships at a ceremony held at the New Zealand Residence on 30 June. 

Under the scholarships the recipients will visit Christchurch and participate in a programme involving local schools and homestay families.  In his remarks, Ambassador Patrick Rata warmly congratulated the students and welcomed the vibrant relationship existing between Christchurch and Sopa-gu in education.   Attendees at the ceremony included the students and their families, Principals of the schools of the recipients, officials from the Songpa-gu Office and Mary Johnston from Merrin School in Christchurch.

Representative Park In-sook who is a member of the Education Committee in the National Assembly and whose constituency is Songpa A also attended the ceremony.

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