An interview with Christina Leung

Ms Christina Leung is currently a Principal Economist at the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER).  She has over fourteen years’ experience and has worked at ASB Bank and the Reserve Bank as a Senior Economic Analyst. She is a well-known economist, with her expert opinion appearing in the New Zealand Herald, TVNZ, and even The AM Show. When asked about her motivations for … Continue reading An interview with Christina Leung

Interview: Spelling Bee National Finalist, Clarissa Wiratmadja

Macleans College News Interview with Clarissa Wiratmadja, a New Zealand Spelling Bee national finalist. You went to Wellington last year for nationals, can you recap how it felt going as a representative of Macleans? The Auckland Regionals were really, really easy – I felt like I got really lucky, for some reason. For example, Manvinder [Kaur] (another competitor) got at least one hard word – I … Continue reading Interview: Spelling Bee National Finalist, Clarissa Wiratmadja

Interview: Lucy Peters for Hip-Hop Worlds

Keniel Yao interviews Lucy Peters, the Hillary Cultural Captain, about her upcoming trip to the World Hip-hop International Dance Championships Keniel: So what exactly are you attending? Lucy: We are going to the World Hip-hop international dance championships held in Las Vegas, where crews from all around the world meet to compete in our equivalent of the Olympics! Keniel: Is this the competition that Parris … Continue reading Interview: Lucy Peters for Hip-Hop Worlds

Interview: Danon at Cheerleading Worlds

Lianne Mellin interviews Danon Driscoll, a year 13 Batten student, about her time at Cheerleading Worlds. Lianne: So you have just had an incredible cheerleading experience! Where did you go and what did you have to do? Danon: I went to Florida for 16 days to compete in the Cheerleading Worlds. Before Worlds, we attended a competition called Cheerleading of America (COA) where we placed … Continue reading Interview: Danon at Cheerleading Worlds