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1st: Luther College, Team 2
2nd: 2= Kingswood College, Team 1
2nd: 2= Scotch College Junior School

Friday 12th November, 9.30 am

NSW State Library, Corner of Macquarie Street and Shakespeare Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

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New Zealand

General Info and Contact

The National Coordinator for New Zealand is Wayne Mills (email klqwayne[at]gmail.com).

Typically there are a dozen heats from March to June. See the forthcoming quizzes section below and our Schedule of Heats and Finals.


Latest Winners

The winners of the 2020 National Final are Havelock North Intermediate.


Havelock North Intermediate, Winners of the 2020 New Zealand FinalHavelock North Intermediate, Winners of the 2020 New Zealand Final


Forthcoming Heats/Finals

There are 17 forthcoming New Zealand heat(s)/final(s).

Coming up next: National Final , Saturday 20th November 2021.

For details of other heats/finals, please choose from the dropdown list below, or go to the Schedule of Heats and Finals page to view a complete list of forthcoming quizzes.

  • National Final Karori Normal School, Donald Street, Karori, Wellington, Saturday 20th November 2021, 13:00 – 15:30
  • Northland Heat Kerikeri Primary School, Kerikeri, Wednesday 30th March 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Central Otago Heat The Remarkables School, 49 Lake Ave, Frankton 9300 Queenstown, New Zealand, Wednesday 6th April 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Southland Heat Longford Intermediate School, Gore, Thursday 7th April 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Otago Heat Dunedin North Intermediate School, Dunedin, Friday 8th April 2022, 11:00 – 14:00
  • South Canterbury Heat Grantlea Downs School, 65 Grants Road, Timaru 7910 South Canterbury, New Zealand, Monday 11th April 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Canterbury Heat Turanga Central Library, Christchurch, Tuesday 12th April 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Waikato Heat Southwell School, 200 Peachgrove Road, Claudelands 3252 Hamilton, New Zealand, Tuesday 3rd May 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Taranaki/Whanganui Heat Sacred Heart Girls' College, New Plymouth, Thursday 5th May 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Wellington Heat Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Karori, Friday 6th May 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Manawatu Heat Feilding Civic Centre, 84 Aorangi Street, Feilding 4702, Monday 9th May 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Hawke's Bay Heat Napier Intermediate School, Napier, Friday 13th May 2022, 18:30 – 21:30
  • Bay of Plenty Heat Tauranga Intermediate School, Bay of Plenty, Monday 16th May 2022, 18:30 – 21:30
  • Auckland Heat 1 St Cuthbert's College, Remuera, Wednesday 18th May 2022, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Auckland Heat 2 St Cuthbert's College, Remuera, Wednesday 18th May 2022, 14:00 – 17:00
  • Nelson/Marlborough Heat Broadgreen Intermediate School, Nelson, Friday 20th May 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • West Coast Heat St Patrick's School, Greymouth, Monday 23rd May 2022, 10:00 – 13:00


Champions' Roster

  • 2020: Havelock North Intermediate
  • 2019: Palmerston North Normal Intermediate School
  • 2018: Belmont Intermediate
  • 2017: Wellesley College
  • 2016: Wellesley College
  • 2015: Southwell School
  • 2014: Awakeri School
  • 2013: Takapuna Normal Intermediate
  • 2012: Awakeri School
  • 2011: Tahuna Intermediate School
  • 2010: Belmont Intermediate
  • 2009: Belmont Intermediate, Auckland
  • 2008: Cathedral Grammar School, Christchurch
  • 2007: St Cuthbert's College, Auckland
  • 2006: St Margaret's College, Christchurch
  • 2005: St Margaret's College, Christchurch
  • 2004: Evan's Bay Intermediate, Wellington
  • 2003: Muritai School, Wellington
  • 2002: St Cuthbert's College, Auckland
  • 2001: Longford Intermediate, Gore
  • 2000: St Patrick's School, Napier
  • 1999: Acorn Academy, Auckland
  • 1998: Auckland Normal Intermediate
  • 1997: Howick Intermediate, Auckland
  • 1996: Howick Intermediate, Auckland
  • 1995: St Cuthbert's College, Auckland

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