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Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka Awards

Entries for the 2017 Sir Paul Callghan Eureka Awards have closed.

Eureka Video Awards

To enter the 2017 Eureka Video Awards first fill out the entry form below.

When you press submit you will be given a location where you can upload your video. Help with creating and exporting the file can be found here.

Junior Eureka



Age: Year 11 to Undergraduate
Entry: Online

Closing Date: 30 June @ 5 p.m.
Format: Presentations
with slides

The Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka Awards are a competition where contestants present speeches on a science, technology, engineering or mathematics idea of their choosing and how the idea will make New Zealand a better place. The competition gets students to investigate how big ideas from around the world could increase New Zealand's economic, environmental and social wealth and wellbeing.

Age: Year 7 to 13
Entry: Through your school or online
Closing Date: 30 June @ 5 p.m.
Format: A video up to 5 minutes in length

The Eureka Video Awards are an opportunity for students to use digital media to communicate their understanding of science and technology. In preparing for the awards students will investigate how science and technology could be or is being applied to their local community.


Age: Year 4 to 8
Entry: Through your school
No Closing Date
Format: Investigation with short group or individual presentations

Junior Eureka introduces students to how science and technology is being applied in their local community. The programme also gets students accustomed to talking about science and technology with their friends, family and classmates.