Taranaki Student wins Place at Geography Olympiad

 

Taranaki Student wins Place at Geography Olympiad

(Courtesy of Stuff.co.nz)


 

A love of geography is taking Sam Landers from Hāwera to Istanbul.

The Year 12 student from Hāwera High School is one of four New Zealand students who will attend the 17th International Geography Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey, in August 2020.

This is an international competition for the best 16-19-year-old geography students from all over the world.

The Olympiad aims to stimulate interest in geography and encourage social contact between young people, and in doing so contribute to understanding between nations. 

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