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1st: Churchill Road Elementary School (USA)
2nd: Palmerston North Normal Intermediate School (New Zealand)
3rd: St John's College (South Africa)
NEXT FIXTURE: West Scotland Heat (UK)

Wednesday 30th October, 11am

Glasgow High School, 637 Crow Rd, Glasgow G13 1PL

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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 fixtures section below and our fixtures timetable page.


Latest Winners

The winners of the 2019 National Final are Palmerston North Normal Intermediate School.

Palmerston North Normal Intermediate School, winners of the 2019 NZ National FinalPalmerston North Normal Intermediate School, winners of the 2019 New Zealand National Final


Forthcoming Fixtures

There are 15 forthcoming New Zealand fixtures.

Coming up next: South Canterbury Heat, Thursday 5th March 2020.

For details of other fixtures, please choose from the dropdown list below, or go to the Fixtures page to view a complete list of forthcoming fixtures.

  • South Canterbury Heat Waihi Preparatory School, Winchester, Thursday 5th March 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Southland Heat Longford Intermediate School, Gore, Friday 6th March 2020, 10:30 – 13:30
  • Otago Heat Dunedin North Intermediate School, Dunedin, Monday 9th March 2020, 11:00 – 14:00
  • Northland Heat Kerikeri Primary School, Kerikeri, Wednesday 29th April 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Auckland Heat 1 St Cuthbert's College, Remuera, Monday 4th May 2020, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Auckland Heat 2 St Cuthbert's College, Remuera, Monday 4th May 2020, 14:00 – 17:00
  • Bay of Plenty Heat Tauranga Intermediate School, Bay of Plenty, Tuesday 5th May 2020, 18:30 – 21:30
  • Waikato Heat Southwell School, Peachgrove Road, Hamilton, Wednesday 6th May 2020, 18:30 – 21:30
  • Nelson/Marlborough Heat Broadgreen Intermediate School, Nelson, Friday 8th May 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • West Coast Heat St Patrick's School, Greymouth, Monday 11th May 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Canterbury Heat Cobham Intermediate School, Christchurch, Wednesday 13th May 2020, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Wellington Heat Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Karori, Tuesday 19th May 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Manawatu Heat Feilding Civic Centre, 84 Aorangi Street, Feilding 4702, Wednesday 20th May 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Hawke's Bay Heat Napier Intermediate School, Napier, Friday 22nd May 2020, 18:30 – 21:30
  • Taranaki/Whanganui Heat Devon Intermediate School, New Plymouth, Thursday 28th May 2020, 10:00 – 13:00


Champions' Roster

  • 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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