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2017 New Zealand Spelling Bee champion crowned!

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 6:00 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

2017 New Zealand Spelling Bee champion crowned! 28 October 2017: Christchurch Year 10 student Lucy Jessep has today triumphed over hundreds of students from more than 100 schools to win the title of New Zealand Spelling Bee champion 2017. More >>

Wellington to Host National Spelling Bee Final on 28 October

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:53 am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

20 October 2017: Twenty-one of New Zealand’s top spellers will battle it out for the coveted title of 2017 New Zealand Spelling Bee champion at the event’s riveting tension-filled national final in Wellington this month. More >>

Upper North Island Regional Spelling Bee Champions 1st equal

Friday, 15 August 2014, 12:43 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Manvinder Kaur and Clarissa Wiratmadja, both in Year 10 from Macleans College, are heading to the 2014 New Zealand Spelling Bee Final after being declared first equal at the Upper North Island Spelling Bee Semi Final today. More >>

Lower South Island Regional Spelling Bee Champion Crowned

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 12:46 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Alex Leckie-Zaharic from John McGlashan College, Dunedin, is heading to the 2014 New Zealand Spelling Bee Final after winning the Lower South Island Spelling Bee Semi Final late yesterday. More >>

New Zealand Spelling Bee is T-E-N

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 4:18 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

B-I-R-T-H-D-A-Y is the big word for The New Zealand Spelling Bee, which marked its tenth anniversary this week with a celebration at which the Minister of Education Hon Hekia Parata officiated. More >>

National Spelling Bee Champion Crowned

Sunday, 13 October 2013, 10:41 am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

A stunned Nithya Narayanan of Lynfield College in Auckland has won the 2013 New Zealand Vegemite Spelling Bee title in Wellington today after several grueling hours of competing against 17 other contestants. More >>

Vegemite Spelling Bee has Kiwi kids buzzing about words

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

The annual New Zealand Vegemite Spelling Bee is underway and calling for entries from secondary schools across the country. More >>

‘Longitudinal ‘ wins Speller a ticket to USA

Saturday, 3 March 2012, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

‘Longitudinal ‘ wins Speller a ticket to USA --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A stunned Ryan McLellan of James Hargest College in Invercargill won first place in the final of The NZ Vegemite Spelling Bee today after correctly spelling the word ... More >>

New Zealander misses out in Spelling Bee

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 12:34 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Belinda Gibbon, from Wellington Girls’ College, was eliminated from the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland today. More >>

Conceited wins Speller a ticket to Washington DC

Saturday, 26 February 2011, 8:59 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Pictures from the final available at http://www.r2.co.nz/20110226/photos Photos by Mike Clare ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- After many gruelling rounds of intensive spelling, Belinda Gibbon , from Wellington ... More >>

New Zealand Speller Knocked Out By An “O”

Sunday, 6 June 2010, 2:02 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

New Zealand speller, 13 year-old Tom Winter, was knocked out of the semi- finals at the Scripps National Spelling Bee today when he misspelled the ending of the word, phytoplankter. More >>

New Zealand Speller Advances To Semi–Final

Friday, 4 June 2010, 12:24 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Tom Winter, New Zealand champion speller will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee semi-finals tomorrow morning in Washington DC after correctly spelling his two words on stage today.(US time 5.30pm Thursday or New Zealand time 9.30am Friday 4 ... More >>

Dissonant Wins 13 Yr Old Trip To Washington DC

Sunday, 21 March 2010, 10:58 am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

A 13 year-old has won the New Zealand Vegemite Spelling Bee and a ticket to Washington DC to represent New Zealand in the Olympics of Spelling, the 83rd Scripps National Spelling Bee in June. More >>

NZ Champion Speller goes To US

Thursday, 22 May 2008, 9:58 am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

A five-kilogram monster, the Webster's Third New International Dictionary, is traveling with the New Zealand Vegemite Spelling Bee’s champion, 13-year-old Thomas North, to the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals in Washington DC next week (26 May – ... More >>

Still plenty of time for Spelling Bee

Friday, 22 February 2008, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Year Nine students interested in the New Zealand Vegemite Spelling Bee still have plenty of time to prepare says Janet Lucas, event manager of the Spelling Bee. More >>

Spellers sought for national Spelling Bee

Tuesday, 15 January 2008, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Year Nine students looking for a challenge to kick off the year should register for the New Zealand Vegemite Spelling Bee 2008. The Spelling Bee is an opportunity for the participants to show off their spelling prowess under the watchful eyes and ears ... More >>

NZ Speller Trips Over One Letter in Semifinals

Friday, 1 June 2007, 9:40 am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

New Zealand champion speller Kate Weir was eliminated from the Semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee this morning in Washington DC when she misspelled the word, jardiniere. More >>

New Zealand Speller reaches Semifinals

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 9:45 am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

New Zealand Champion speller Kate Weir, a 13 year-old from Linwood College in Christchurch has just qualified for the 2007 Scripps Spelling Bee Semifinals. "This is a huge achievement and I am on the verge of tears as it is so exciting," says Janet Lucas ... More >>

NZ Speller through to Semifinals at US Champs

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 12:03 am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

New Zealand Spelling Champion Kate Weir brilliantly spelled her way into the Semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington DC today (Wednesday, United States or Thursday, New Zealand) Kate is a 13 year-old from Linwood College in Christchurch. More >>

New Zealand Speller off to Washington DC

Thursday, 24 May 2007, 9:59 am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

New Zealand National Spelling Bee 2007 Champion Speller Kate Weir, a 13 year-old from Linwood High School in Christchurch, is deep in preparation for the 80 th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington DC next week (30 May – 31 May). More >>

 

 

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