Coming soon to TVONE we bring spelling to the nation with a brand new show, Spellbound, where extraordinary young Kiwis compete to be crowned as New Zealand’s top speller.
For over a decade thousands of kids from hundreds of schools have fought in the annual New Zealand Spelling Bee and this year we all get to play along as thirty-six of the elite join host Toni Street for Spellbound.
The Wright Family Foundation is proud to sponsor Spellbound. “Through screening Spellbound nationally, the reach of the event will be broadened. Our vision is to create articulate readers and writers who may go on to higher education with confidence. The event has the goal of expanding children’s vocabulary and encouraging a love of language – which is something we are passionate about fostering” says co-founder Chloe Wright.
The series runs over three episodes (2 x Semi Finals and a Final). Get out your dictionaries, it’s time to be Spellbound.