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1st: St Joseph’s Regional College, Team 3
2nd: Taree Christian College, Team 1
3rd: Taree Christian College, Team 2

Monday 13th July, 1.30 pm

Southwell School, Peachgrove Road, Claudelands, Hamilton 3252, New Zealand

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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 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 Heats/Finals

There are 14 forthcoming New Zealand heat(s)/final(s).

Coming up next: -- CANCELLED -- World Final , Monday 13th July 2020.

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.

  • -- CANCELLED -- World Final Southwell School, Peachgrove Road, Claudelands, Hamilton 3252, New Zealand, Monday 13th July 2020, 13:30 – 16:30
  • Waikato Heat Southwell School, Peachgrove Road, Hamilton, Monday 24th August 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Auckland Heat 1 St Cuthbert's College, Remuera, Tuesday 25th August 2020, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Auckland Heat 2 St Cuthbert's College, Remuera, Tuesday 25th August 2020, 14:00 – 17:00
  • Northland Heat Kerikeri Primary School, Kerikeri, Friday 28th August 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Bay of Plenty Heat Tauranga Intermediate School, Bay of Plenty, Tuesday 1st September 2020, 18:30 – 21:30
  • Nelson/Marlborough Heat Broadgreen Intermediate School, Nelson, Friday 4th September 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • West Coast Heat St Patrick's School, Greymouth, Monday 7th September 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Canterbury Heat Cobham Intermediate School, Christchurch, Wednesday 9th September 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Wellington Heat Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Karori, Tuesday 15th September 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Hawke's Bay Heat Napier Intermediate School, Napier, Friday 18th September 2020, 18:30 – 21:30
  • Taranaki/Whanganui Heat Devon Intermediate School, New Plymouth, Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Manawatu Heat Feilding Civic Centre, 84 Aorangi Street, Feilding 4702, Tuesday 13th October 2020, 10:00 – 13:00
  • National Final National Library of New Zealand, Molesworth Street, Wellington, New Zealand, Sunday 18th October 2020, 13:00 – 15:30


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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