We’re running a series of events across June to promote literacy in NZ!

Join us for our inaugural Festival of Literacy, showcasing both the importance and joys of literary learning among New Zealand students. The festival includes a number of different challenges, tailored towards a variety of ages. These events are open to all students from the relevant year levels and come at no additional cost to participate*.

See below for the details for each upcoming event.

EP Primary

Young Kiwi Challenger Series – English

  • Date: Thursday 3rd – Friday 4th June
  • Who can enter: Year 5 – 8 students


ODT Extra! Spelling Bee

  • Date: Thursday 3rd June
  • Who can enter: Year 5 – 10 students

*This event is free for schools with an ODT Extra! subscription
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National Spelling Bee

  • Date: Tuesday 8th – Saturday 12th June
  • Who can enter: Year 9 – 10 students