The Premier Current Events Programme


Supporting education.


Current Events & Spelling Quiz

Our popular Quiz Events attract over 2,000 pupils from various regions across the South Island.

Quiz Information

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Student Writing Submissions

Extra! is a fantastic publication allowing for your students to submit their writing. such as letters to the editor, short stories, poems and more.

Subscribe for 2019


Extra! Feature Topics

Extra! contains 16 pages of great content for your pupils, including seven pages of social science activities, current events quizzes, NZ and world mapping, and a focus on current issues.

2019 Topic List

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Extra! Resources

A Full Membership subscription enables your school to have access to great Extra! resources, such as ODT digital archives, lesson plans, Extra! certificates and a copy of the ODT delivered daily (delivery areas only).

Sample of the Lesson Plan


Today’s students.
Tomorrow’s leaders.