New Zealand Association for Gifted Children


National and regional branches

The NZAGC National Committee is made up of representatives from the educational sector, as well as branch and parent representatives.

The NZAGC has branches throughout New Zealand and encourages and supports the formation of new branches. 

These branches provide support for gifted children, their families and educators through many of the following activities:

  • clubdays – where member families meet on a regular basis, with organised speakers and activities
  • holiday activities
  • family camps and sleepovers
  • courses
  • branch library
  • parent/teacher evenings
  • regular newsletters



Address PO Box 58429, Botany, Auckland 2163

Membership Form You can be a member though an affiliated branch or by joining directly as an individual or family. There are membership options for schools and institutions and membership is available to international groups and people living outside of New Zealand.

National Committee

President Membership National rep National rep Treasurer

Brooke Trenwith

Melanie Wong
Fiona Wakefield
Tristan Pang
Alanagh Stone
Tall Poppies Editor Library Advisors Forum Manager Web team
David Lynn
Caroline Rennie

Lynn Berresford
Rose Blackett
Kate Niederer
Vanessa White

Natasha Browne Wayne McDougall

Discoverers and Explorers

Auckland Explorers

President Helen Luxford and Nicola Paston

Waikato Explorers

Facebook page

Taranaki Explorers

President Katja Eager
Facebook page

Wairarapa Explorers


Wellington Explorers

President Gillian Dudfield-Hendren

Facebook page

Canterbury Explorers

President Sarah Mather

Contact us

Membership enquiries

Mel Wong

General enquiries

Brooke Trenwith

Tall Poppies & Letters to the Editor

Helen Luxford

Please note that any fundraising that NZAGC is doing will be announced on this site. Many NZ charities are being targeted by a phishing email scam to get people to buy scratch cards as a fundraiser.
If it is not mentioned on this site then please delete the email and do not reply.

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