Competition - Authentic Game Creation using Gamefroot

Student competitions and scholarships Canterbury

Posted: 29 September 2020
Notice reference #: 1HABmz

Do you know ākonga who have some game making skills or would like to experience creating a game?

Authentic Game Creation using Gamefroot is a game creation competition for school aged ākonga and their whānau across Canterbury. The aim is to create a game using pick a path style coding using Gamefroot.

Your games story

We want to know how much you know about your local area in Ōtautahi/Christchurch? Tell a story through gaming of its history/historical significance.

We encourage tamariki to work alongside their whānau, ask them to tell you stories about the past and what Ōtautahi means to them.


The competition runs from 9am Monday, 12 to 5pm Sunday, 18 October. 

Register your interest early and receive

  • Invites to on-line webinars for tips and tricks
  • Email updates about the competition
  • A reminder when registration opens so you can get started creating your game. 

For more information and to register or submit a game visit the webpage 

This is a virtual event as part of the Learning City Ōtautahi/Christchurch Learning Days.

We're excited to see what our ākonga and their whānau create. 

Events summary


12 October 2020 – 18 October 2020

Further information

Contact: Arnika Macphail

 (021) 992 931