Welcome to Tournament of Minds - New Zealand

Tournament of Minds 2023

Registrations for TOM 2023 are now open.
Returning schools use their log in from last year. New schools will need to request an Activation Code.

If you are interested in finding out more, please email [email protected]

Please note that due to venue availability, the Wellington and Auckland Regional Tournaments will be held one week later than the Christchurch and Palmerston North Regional Tournaments.
Christchurch / Palmerston North Regional Tournments - Saturday, 26 August
Auckland / Wellington Regional Tournaments - Saturday, 2 September

2023 Timeline

Term 1
Workshops (register via the TOM website):
  • 'Welcome to TOM' online and face to face (free)
  • 'Implementing TOM in your school' ($35 per school online or $90 per school in person)
Term 2

Workshops (register via the TOM website):

  • 'Welcome to TOM' online and face to face (free)
  • 'Implementing TOM in your school' ($35 per school online or $90 per school in person)
  • Team Development student workshops ($100 per school, unlimited participants)

Term 3
Team nominations open:
  • Palmerston North, Christchurch | Monday, 17 July
  • Auckland, Wellington | Monday, 24 July
Team nominations close:
  • Palmerston North, Christchurch | Friday, 28 July
  • Auckland, Wellington | Monday, 4 August
  • Student workshops online (2 members per team - free)
  • Judges training online (free)
Regional Finals:
  • Palmerston North, Christchurch) | Saturday, 26 August
  • Auckland,Wellington | Saturday, 2 September
National Final (Wellington) | Saturday, 16 September

Term 4
TOM Internatinal Final (Melbourne) | 19-22 October

Tournament of Minds International Final 2022

Canberra, 14/15 October 2022

Congratulations to the four teams who took part in the TIF (TOM International Final). While we didn't win any awards, the teams acquitted themselves well and had a great time. Teams who attended the TIF were:

Whakarongo School

Royal Oak Intermedidate

Mangawhai Beach School

Mission Heights Junior College

Tournament of Minds 2022
Well done to all teams who took part in the TOM National Tournament held at Victoria, University of Wellington on Saturday, 17 September
Congratulations to our first place and honours recipients

Language Literature
Primary Winners - Waimauku School
Primary Honours - Whakarongo School

Social Sciences
Primary Winners - Mangawhai Beach School
Primary Honours - Whakarongo School
Secondary Winners - Mission Heights Junior College

Primary Winners - Royal Oak Intermediate
Primary Honours - Crofton Downs Primary School

The Arts
Primary Winners - Royal Oak Primary School
Primary Honours - Kapakapanui School

2022 TOM NZ Regional Tournaments results

AucklandPalmerston NorthWellington
Language Literature
Primary WinnersRoyal Oak PrimaryWhakarongo SchoolHataitai School
Primary HonoursRemuera PrimaryCarncot SchoolBoulcott School
Intermediate WinnersWaimauku SchoolPalmerston North Intermediate Normal SchoolParaparaumu Beach School
Intermediate HonoursAlbany Junior High School / Mission Heights Junior CollegeKapakapanui School
Secondary WinnersKristin SchoolQueen's High School (Dunedin)
Secondary HonoursPapatoetoe High School
Social Sciences
Primary WinnersCarncot SchoolCrofton Downs Primary School
Primary Honours
Intermediate WinnersMangawhai Beach SchoolWhakarongo School
Intermediate HonoursDiocesan SchoolPalmerston North Intermediate Normal School
Secondary WinnersMission Heights Junior College
Secondary HonoursKristin School
Primary WinnersRoyal Oak Primary SchoolCarncot SchoolCrofton Downs Primary School
Primary HonoursCornerstone Christian School
Intermediate WinnersRoyal Oak IntermediateCornerstone Christian School
Intermediate HonoursMangawhai Beach SchoolPalmerston North Intermediate Normal School
Secondary Winners
Secondary Honours
The Arts
Primary WinnersRoyal Oak Primary SchoolCornerstone Christian SchoolBoulcott School
Primary HonoursParaparaumu Beach School
Intermediate WinnersBucklands Beach IntermediateCornerstone Christian SchoolKapakapanui School
Intermediate HonoursSt Kentigern's Girls' SchoolHavelock North IntermediateSouthend School
Secondary WinnersQueen's High School (Dunedin)
Secondary Honours

Thank-you to our sponsor

Major sponsor:

Victoria University

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