14 August 2008
The Reserve Bank announced today the six secondary schools that have made it through to the national final of the 2008 Monetary Policy Challenge (MPC).
All national finalists were selected from 52 schools that competed in regional finals from 4 August to 12 August 2008. Regional finals were held in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Two economists from the Reserve Bank were judges.
The national finalists are: Westlake Boys' High School and Diocesan School for Girls from the Auckland regional final; Hillcrest High School from the Waikato regional final; Scots College from the Wellington regional final; Christchurch …