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Winners of the Long-Term Fiscal Schools Challenge

Page updated 12 Jun 2012

The 13 Long-term Fiscal Challenge finalist teams came to Treasury on 31 May 2012 to present their proposed approach to New Zealand's long-term fiscal issues.

The winners for the 2012 Long-term Fiscal Schools Challenge are:

  • 1st place: James Hargest College, Invercargill. Team members are Bligh Vergeer, Hadley van Schaik, Alice Milne, and Geena Billows.

  • 2nd place: Otago Boys' High School. Team members are Edward Haslam, Nicholas Lorimer, Callum Sutherland, and Matthew Sutherland.

  • 3rd place: Christchurch Girls' High School. Team members are Zoe Mackay, Tu Anh Nguyen, and Sarah Nelson.

Each member of the winning team will be awarded a scholarship valued at $2,000 to study at Victoria University.

Victoria University is also awarding each member of the first, second, and third placed teams an iPad valued at $800.

Victoria University is also awarding an iPad to the Best Speaker in the competition. Michael Moore-Jones of Scots College was awarded this prize.

Highlight Reel of the Students' Presentations

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