We welcome you, the reader, to this source of inspiration
. Language and communication are essential for all people
. Tears and laughter, pain and joy are powerful emotions which bring us all together as one in this field of gifted education. 
We must nurture the essence of the child and more importantly, it is up to us to advance gifted education. By Tuteira Pohatu, 2009.Welcome to giftEDnz

Your national professional community in gifted and talented education

What’s New?

Call for Nominations for the Board
The Board of giftEDnz: The Professional Association for Gifted Education, is calling for nominations for Treasurer and one position on the Board. We welcome anyone with a passion for gifted education and commitment to giftEDnz to consider joining the Board. More information is available here (scroll to page 2). To make a nomination please complete the online form. 2016 AGM image

giftEDnz 2016 AGM and Seminar
Learning With, From and About Talented Students Who Learn Differently. Download the seminar flyer  and the AGM agenda for more information. Register now!  See you there.

2015 Issue 3 imageNew to the Resources Page
Recently added to the list of NZ based articles in the resource section, is the recently published article Turning Rhetoric into Reality written by giftEDnz chair Louise Tapper, and board member, Tracy Riley.

giftEDnewz – Issue 4
Issue 4 of giftEDnewz is presently being compiled. The theme for this edition is Creativity. GiftEDnz welcomes you to contribute to up-coming e-zines; please email your theme-related ideas for consideration. Make sure your membership is up to date to receive the next issue.


Recently the Chairs of giftEDnz, New Zealand Association for Gifted Children (NZAGC) and the New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education (NZCGE) recently met with representatives from the Ministry of Education to discuss key issues of current significance.

Take a look at more of the latest advocacy and publicity activities of giftEDnz.


We need your help to get the word out about giftEDnz. The work of our organisation is relevant to professionals in many and varied roles. Below is a recently released promotional video exploring multi-exceptionalities and how giftEDnz is relevant in providing professional support to Early Interventionists.

EI - Youtube promo image

Come and explore the giftEDnz website and find out:

  • about the organisation
  • what it means to be a part of the giftEDnz community
  • new, previous and current activities
  • resources
  • our new giftEDnz promotional flyer
  • and more…

Let your curiosity guide you.

Feel inspired.

Become a member of giftEDnz’s motivated and passionate community of professionals working to nurture Aotearoa’s gifted and talented students.

Join giftEDnz today.

Our thanks to:
The Todd Foundation for their generous support in establishing giftEDnz.