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1st: MacKillop College, Port Macquarie, Team 3
1st: Telopea Park Secondary School, Team 2
2nd: Scone Grammar School

Monday 12th October, 6.30 pm

Napier Intermediate School, Napier

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Dates of Postponed New Zealand Heats

The new dates of the New Zealand heats (postponed from August / September 2020) have been announced.

For full details please see the Schedule of Heats and Finals. If your heat is not listed (or is still listed as postponed), it will be updated as soon as we know the details.

Binus Bekasi win 2020 Indonesia Final

Many congratulations to Binus Bekasi, who came first in the 2020 Indonesia Final held (virtually) on 6th June 2020.

Binus Serpong came second, and third place was taken by Raffles Kerbun Jeruk.
 

Binus Bekasi, Winners of the 2020 Indonesia National KLQ FinalBinus Bekasi, Winners of the 2020 Indonesia National KLQ Final

Resumption of New Zealand Quizzes

We are delighted to announce that the postponed New Zealand quizzes will resume from 24 August 2020.

Full details of the heats and final can be found on our Schedule of Heats and Finals page.

Indonesia 2020 Heat and Final to take place on digital platform YLearn

The Indonesia 2020 Heat and Final will take place on the digital platform YLearn.

For full details please see the schedule of heats and finals for Indonesia.

Singapore 2020 Heats -- CANCELLED --

We are sorry to have to announce that the Singapore 2020 Heats and Final have had to be cancelled because of the ongoing situation with COVID-19.

Suggested List of Books to Read

Wayne Mills, the KLQ Quizmaster, has put together a list of titles that KLQ fans may enjoy.

With children at home during this enforced period it doesn't mean that they can't travel beyond their home with titles such as these.

Remaining 2020 Heats -- POSTPONED --

All remaining regional quizzes (Australia, New Zealand, and Indonesia) are on hold until further notice because of the spread of COVID-19.

Update 22 April 2020: The Singapore 2020 competition has had to be cancelled.

Currently it is hoped that the New Zealand heats can be held in September 2020. Please check back here regularly for further details and for information about the other regional heats.

The Australia heat in Canberra, formerly announced to be postponed until 25 March, is now on hold until further notice.

KLQ World Final 2020 -- CANCELLED --

In the interest of students, their families and coaches the New Zealand Board of the Kids' Lit Quiz have been forced  to announce the cancellation of this year's World Final due to the spread of COVID-19. With students and families expected from five continents the risk of travelling to NZ posed too many potential risks to student welfare and to the country as a whole.

All remaining regional quizzes (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, and Singapore) are on hold until further notice because of the spread of COVID-19.

Parkview Senior School win KLQ 2020 South Africa Final

Many congratulations to Parkview Senior School on winning the 2020 South Africa National Final.

Heronbridge School came second, and third place was taken by Kenridge Primary School.


Parkview Senior School, winners of the 2020 South Africa National FinalParkview Senior School, winners of the 2020 South Africa National Final


The Kids’ Lit Quiz is an annual literature competition for children aged 10 to 13. It puts readers onto the stage and lets them compete for fantastic prizes

Here on our website you can find out all about KLQ, try some practice questions, discover how to enter a team and view quizzes past and future (and results) on the Schedule of Heats and Finals

The Kids’ Lit Quiz is a not-for-profit organisation which has (or is about to obtain) charity status in some of the countries in which it operates. It is run and managed exclusively by volunteers, who give up hours of their time to enable the competition to thrive and grow. Each country has a National co-ordinator backed up by regional co-ordinators and dozens of voluntary helpers. 

Since it began in 1991 the quiz has spread across the world, with national competitions being held in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand and the USA. You can jump quickly to more information about your country using the KLQ Across the World section on the right of every page.

 

 


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