Speech and Drama

A DigitalNZ Story by National Library of New Zealand Topics

Explore the literary art of speech debate, and drama by familiarising yourself with their structure and purpose. Listen to famous speeches that shaped the world and understand what goes into writing, producing and directing scripts. SCIS no. 1808413

social_sciences, arts, english, history

Bride and groom's speech

Bride and Groom's Speech

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Speech and accent

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

John Key's victory speech

Radio New Zealand

Powerful drama

Powerful Drama

Gisborne Photo News

Tosca musical drama

Tosca Musical Drama

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Roger Hall

Hall, Roger

New Zealand Book Council

Auckland mayoralty debate - Immigration & population

Auckland Mayoralty Debate - Immigration & Population

Radio New Zealand

David Lange and the Oxford union debate

David Lange and the Oxford Union debate

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Waitangi Day, 1973

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Bruce Mason

Mason, Bruce

New Zealand Book Council

Foreskin's Lament, 1981

Foreskin's lament, 1981

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

China series: actor

China Series: Actor

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Actors in costume

Alexander Turnbull Library

Speech of Nōpera Pana-kareao

Speech of Nōpera Pana-kareao at Kaitaia, 28 April 1840

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Official making a speech in a field

Alexander Turnbull Library

Pop-Up globe

Pop-Up Globe - Dr Miles Gregory

Radio New Zealand

Nell Burton giving a speech on a soapbox

Nell Burton addressing a Sunday afternoon meeting, Basin Reserve, Wellington

Alexander Turnbull Library

neoK12

Services to Schools

Many Answers

Services to Schools

Famous speeches & audio

Services to Schools

Pepeha

Services to Schools

How to pepeha!

Services to Schools

A history of theatre

Services to Schools

EPIC

Services to Schools

Wearable Arts

DigitalNZ