23 October 2020

YES – Regional Final and Awards

Congratulations to all our Regional Finalists that pitched today – outstanding presentations!!

The high calibre that all 10 teams showed are true examples of resilience given the challenges this year has presented. The students demonstrated their ability to be adaptable, task focused and outcome driven.

Thank you to our fabulous MC, Ashleigh McIntosh – YES Alumni James Hargest College, and to our six awesome judges – Fiona Tyrie and Dave Rohan (Southern Institute of Technology), Jackie Flutey (Community Trust South), Tanya Hope (Findex NZ), Mike Sanford (What’s on Invers) and Louise Evans (COIN South).

Lastly, a huge thank you to our local family of YES sponsors – Regional Partner Southern Institute of Technology, Silver Sponsors – What’s On Invers, Findex, South Port NZ, Craigs Design & Print, Coin South, Bronze Sponsor – Westpac NZ and Community funders – Community Trust South and ILT.

Looking forward to December 10th to see Whenua Photography Pitch at the National Final in Wellington.

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