iNVENTIONATOR for gifted learners


Designed for students, this special iNVENTIONATOR is FREE for gifted learners who want to PLAY. THINK. DESIGN. innovative solutions to real-life problems that matter.

iNVENTIONATOR provides a platform to unleash young minds, with six weeks of online resources leading up to a face-to-face two-day event. Supported by schools and whānau, students work together, building design thinking and innovation processes, and developing creative and critical thinking skills.

Who’s it for?
Y6-9 gifted learners

What will you do?
Bring an idea to pitch. Then you’ll form teams with other gifted learners to collaborate and think critically to solve an everyday problem. 

How long does it last?
Six weeks of online resources lead up to an awesome two-day iNVENTIONATOR. Following the event, you’ll continue to have online support.

Where and when?
28-29 August
9am - 4pm
Founders Park, 87 Atawhai Dr, Nelson

Tai Tokerau
25-26 September
9am - 4pm
C3, 37A Vine St, Whangarei

3-4 December
9am - 4pm
Western Institute of Technology, 20 Bell St, New Plymouth

What next?

  • Register student(s) via the online form 
  • Supply email addresses for each student and the person registering them (each student must have a unique email address to ensure they receive the online resources)
  • Students will receive a confirmation of registration email
  • All supplied emails receive the six online resources (students, teachers and/or whānau)
  • Support your students as they work through the resources and wero (challenges)
  • Attend the face-to-face, two day event (at least one adult must attend with your registered student and/or group of students).

Are you ready to DREAM BIG?

Places are limited!

Register now

Got a question? Check out the FAQs or contact

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