NZ Maths Challenge 2016

Join us in celebrating maths across Aotearoa

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24 hour Student Challenge – starts 30th August @ 7am
Week long Class Challenge – starts 29th August @ 7am

Why should your school be involved?

  • A fantastic way to get students excited about maths!

  • A unique and fun way to celebrate mathematics in your school.

  • An interactive maths challenge that’s FREE to enter.

  • Ideal for students of any mathematical ability.

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  • Top 50 Student Challenge will receive a commemorative NZMC16 trophy

  • Top 100 Student Challenge will receive a commemorative NZMC16 certificate

  • Top 50 Classes Challenge to receive student certificates


  • Student Challenge begins at 7am on Tuesday the 30th of August and runs for 24 hours.

  • Students can earn points through Live Mathletics and Curriculum Activities.

  • Earning points in Mathletics Curriculum Activities: Students earn 10 points per correct answer, with a maximum of 300 points from any individual activity during the competition week – we recommend that students only do Live Mathletics on the Monday and begin Curriculum Activities on the Tuesday.

  • Earning points in Live Mathletics: Students earn 1 point per correct answer, or 2 points if they have selected their bonus level.There is no limit to the amount of points earned in Live Mathletics.

  • Class Challenge begins at 7am on Monday the 29th of August and runs for a week.

  • The Top 50 classes, based on total points for the week, make up the Top 50 HOF. Those points are then divided by the class’ student numbers to give us our Top 50 placing.

  • All points earned on the Student Challenge day count towards the Weekly class challenge.


Let the NZMC Team know.

  • 0800 375 327