Victoria University of Wellington has retained the Joynt Scroll by winning the New Zealand Universities' Prepared Debating Championships, held from August 29 to September 1 at Canterbury University.
Winners: Victoria University of Wellington B (Kathy Errington, Jane Pring, Seb Templeton)
Runners-Up: Victoria University of Wellington A (Yogesh Patel, Kathy Scott-Dowell, Ella Edginton)
Semi-finalists: Otago Two and Auckland One
Best Speaker: Kathy Scott-Dowell (Victoria A)
NZU Prepared Debating Team: Kathy Scott-Dowell (Victoria A), Kathy Errington (Victoria B), Max Harris (Auckland A)
Most Promising Speaker: Jenna Raeburn (Victoria C)
Best Adjudicator: Gareth Richards (Victoria)
Bledisloe Award for Oratory: Julia Whitehead (Canterbury)
Joynt Scroll 2009 will be hosted by Otago University.