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LATEST RESULT: Canberra Heat (AUS)
1st: Medici College, Team 2
2nd: Canberra Grammar Secondary, Team 1
3rd: Telopea Secondary School, Team 1

Wednesday 1st June, 10am

Prince Alfred College, 23 Dequetteville Terrace, Kent Town SA 5067, 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: Northland Heat, Monday 29th August 2022.

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.

  • Northland Heat Kerikeri Primary School, Kerikeri, Monday 29th August 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Auckland Heat 1 St Cuthbert's College, Remuera, Wednesday 31st August 2022, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Auckland Heat 2 St Cuthbert's College, Remuera, Wednesday 31st August 2022, 14:00 – 17:00
  • Bay of Plenty Heat Tauranga Intermediate School, Bay of Plenty, Friday 2nd September 2022, 18:30 – 21:30
  • Manawatu Heat Feilding Civic Centre, 84 Aorangi Street, Feilding 4702, Monday 5th September 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Wellington Heat Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Karori, Tuesday 6th September 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Taranaki/Whanganui Heat Sacred Heart Girls' College, New Plymouth, Wednesday 7th September 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Hawke's Bay Heat Napier Intermediate School, Napier, Friday 9th September 2022, 18:30 – 21:30
  • Nelson/Marlborough Heat Broadgreen Intermediate School, Nelson, Friday 16th September 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • West Coast Heat St Patrick's School, Greymouth, Monday 19th September 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Central Otago Heat The Remarkables School, 49 Lake Ave, Frankton 9300 Queenstown, New Zealand, Wednesday 21st September 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Southland Heat Longford Intermediate School, Gore, Thursday 22nd September 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Otago Heat Dunedin North Intermediate School, Dunedin, Friday 23rd September 2022, 11:00 – 14:00
  • Canterbury Heat Turanga Central Library, Christchurch, Tuesday 27th September 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • South Canterbury Heat Grantlea Downs School, 65 Grants Road, Timaru 7910 South Canterbury, New Zealand, Wednesday 28th September 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Waikato Heat Southwell School, 200 Peachgrove Road, Claudelands 3252 Hamilton, New Zealand, Wednesday 19th October 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
  • National Final National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, 70 Molesworth Street, Thorndon 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, Saturday 12th November 2022, 13:00 – 15:30


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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