Senior Open – Venues

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Senior Open – Venues 2019-02-17T15:01:46+00:00

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The Senior Open grade is split into five geographic zones – North, South, East, West and Central.

Our 2019 Host Schools are:

  • Northern Zone – Westlake Boys High School
  • Central Zone – Mt Roskill Grammar School
  • Western Zone – Avondale College
  • Eastern Zone – Sacred Heart College
  • Southern Zone – De La Salle College

North – Westlake Boys’ High School

Address: 30 Forrest Hill Rd, Forrest Hill, Westlake 0620

Host School Coordinator: James Cammell

Contact Details:, 027 2000 834

Debates will be held in: T Block classrooms (the English block)

Meeting Room:  T9 (just to the right of the English workroom)

Parking Directions: On the road outside the school, or in the main car park at the front of the school

Campus Map: click here

East – Sacred Heart College

Address: 250 W Tamaki Rd, Glendowie, Auckland 107

Host School Coordinator: Don Harland

Contact Details:, 021 1070266

Debates will be held in: C Block

Meeting Room: S2

Parking Directions: The meeting point is beside the library, under a very new looking exterior staircase that drops two storeys in two flights. The best way to approach is to park in the car park beside Gate 3. People can then enter the courtyard by turning left. They must walk across the courtyard towards the new building with the glass facade. This is the new library and quite distinct from the red brick of the rest of the buildings.

West – Avondale College

Address: 51 Victor St, Avondale, Auckland 1026

Host School Coordinator: Jacky Lee

Contact Details:

Debates will be held in: C Block

Meeting Room: Meet in C18 which is upstairs to the left of the middle stairs.

Parking Directions: Senior Open debating is held in C block of Avondale College. To access this area please enter the school from Gate 3 on Rosebank Road. C block is the first 2 storey block as you move past the whare (on the bus driveway) or the stadium (from the apart side).

Central – Mt Roskill Grammar

Address: 37 Frost Rd, Mount Roskill, Auckland 1041

Host School Coordinator: Melissa Kelly

Contact Details:


Debates will be held in: E block classrooms

Meeting Room: H6

Parking Directions: Easiest way to get to H6 is to park in the carpark of Gate 3, enter the school between E block and the Macleans Centre, head between H block and B block, then head up the stairs on the left.  H6 is the first classroom on the left (and is upstairs from the meeting room that was used last year

South – De La Salle College

Address:81 Gray Ave, Mangere East, Auckland 2024

Host School Coordinator: Otto Wendt

Contact Details:, 021 227 3636

Debates will be held in: C and D block

Parking Directions: Park in the main staff car park

Meeting Room: English department office (C12)

Meeting Room Directions: Walk up the drive way from the car park and take the second left next to the outdoor basketball courts.

Campus Map: Link to campus map