On the 27th and 28th of March I was more than fortunate enough to attend the AMUN (Auckland Model United Nations) Youth event in the OGGB building at the University of Auckland.
This two day event which I got a scholarship for consisted of students from all over Auckland coming together to act as country representives in mock UN debates. Throughout my time at the event I was assigned with representing Germany to the best of my ability on topical subjects such as healthcare and media censorship where I would try to embody the political ideologies of Germany.
Apart from this the event offered many great workshops which included motivational speakers encouraging us to take the skillsets learnt over the weekend into our schools. Finally being the only representative from Liston this year, my intentions are to spread awareness of the programmes offered as they are a great chance for our students to find new passions of theirs and perhaps meet new friends who are like-minded passionate individuals.
Zaine Chand - Yr 12