Speaking 4 the Planet (S4P) is a public speaking, spoken word and visual arts competition. It provides opportunities for students to express their ideas for a better world. With the UN’s World Environment Day theme as a starting point, students prepare and deliver punchy, quirky, creative and pointed speeches, spoken word performances, impromptu dramas or artworks. They […]
All the speeches given at the inaugural Ōtautahi-Christchurch Speaking 4 the Planet contest in June 2019 are now available for viewing on the Sustainable Ōtautahi Christchurch YouTube channel. They are arranged in four playlists, one for each of the 4 speaking competition categories: Prepared Speech, Years 7 – 9 Prepared Speech, Years 10 – 13 […]
The speech and art competition was held on Friday 7 June and the results are here. Many thanks to the sponsors (below), judges (Celina Templeman, Sara Templeton, Cody Harrington, Helen Townsend, Nikki Wallace-Bell and Henry Sunderland), MCs (Megan and Oliver) and organisers (Jocelyn Papprill and Michelle Whitaker).
Our young people’s voices are incredibly important and young people around the world are stepping up to challenge the adults to address Climate Change and environmental issues. To ensure our city’s young people are also heard Sustainable Ōtautahi-Christchurch are very excited to announce that we are hosting a brand-new event for Christchurch. ‘Speaking 4the Planet’ […]