Gifted Learners

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Below you will find links to a selection of (non sporting) competitions gifted learners might be interested in.

School based competitions

NZ Chemistry Olympiad



Online short filmmaking platform for school students. Short Film, Documentary and Music videos

Problem Challenge

(Years 7 - 8)

Rockshop Bandquest

primary and intermediate student bands to perform covers in a professional, fun and supportive environment.

Smokefree Rock Quest:

Live, nationwide platform for student musicians and bands to perform original music

Smokefree Tangata Beats

This platform champions Māori & Pasifika sounds, reo and stories being showcased onstage.


Nationwide performing arts platform for students of all ages, celebrating Art, Music, Dance, Drama, Culture & Technology in student-led live stage shows.


Online photography platform for students of all ages. Celebrating storytelling through photography and editing.


Wearable arts platform for student designers of all ages. Produced in collaboration with at World of WearableArt.

Tournament of minds NZ

Tournament of Minds (TOM) is a program for all primary and secondary students providing the opportunity to solve authentic, open-ended challenges that foster creative, divergent thinking whilst developing collaborative enterprise, excellence and teamwork.