Waipara School has entered two teams in the North Canterbury debating competition being held this term. Our Year 8 team debated against West Eyreton taking the affirmative stance in the argument: North Canterbury is the best place to grow up in New Zealand. Hannah, Natalie and Astara wowed the audience with their reasonings, but the judges weren’t sufficiently convinced, thus placing us second. Well done to the girls and our coach and judge. Our other team debates next week. Being the best we can be – well done to all concerned.
Thanks to the adults who availed themselves to spend the day at the show supervising groups of children. Each child had $10 to spend –