Introducing Ngā Motu – Minecraft: Education Edition Training Series

Otako Kaufusi from the Microsoft New Zealand Education team is taking to the road with a new series on how to use Minecraft: Education Edition in your classroom. This series, that will cover many areas of New Zealand, is also going to introduce the soon-to-be-launched Ngā Motu world: a uniquely Aotearoa world inside of Minecraft. This world will be officially launched during Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori (week of 9th September) but you can see some early screenshots below:

If you are keen to get some training on how to integrate Minecraft:EE into your teaching and learning programs as well as get guided support for Ngā Motu then consider coming along to one of the sessions closest to you.

Note: you do need to register your attendance using the links below. All sessions will run 4-6pm on the specified date.

  • Northland
  • Auckland South
    • 18th September
    • Host: Opaheke Primary School
    • Address: Tasman Dr, Opaheke, Papakura 2113, New Zealand
    • Registration Link:
  • Auckland Central
    • 18th September
    • Host: Freemans Bay School
    • Address: 95 Wellington St, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
    • Registration Link:
  • Auckland South East
    • 19th September
    • Host: Elim Christian School
    • Address: 159 Botany Rd, Botany Downs, Auckland 2010, New Zealand
    • Registration Link:
  • Napier
    • 23rd September
    • Host: Napier Boys’ High School
    • Address: Chambers St, Te Awa, Napier 4110, New Zealand
    • Registration Link:
  • New Plymouth
    • 24th September
    • Host: Sacred Heart Girls’ College
    • Address: 9 Pukaka St, Strandon, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
    • Registration Link:
  • Palmerston North
    • 25th September
    • Host: Palmerston North Boys’ High School
    • Address: 263 Featherston St, Palmerston North, 4442, New Zealand
    • Registration Link:
  • Wellington
    • 24th October
    • Host: Queen Margaret College
    • Address: 53 Hobson St, Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    • Registration Link:
  • Nelson
    • 7th November
    • Host: Richmond Primary School
    • Address: 14 Cambridge St, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
    • Registration Link:
  • Christchurch
    • 12th November
    • Host: St Andrew’s College
    • Address: 347 Papanui Road, Strowan, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
    • Registration Link:
  • Southland
    • 14th November
    • Host: James Hargest High School
    • Address: 288 Layard St, Hargest, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
    • Registration Link:

New To Minecraft: Education Edition?

If you’ve never tried Minecraft:EE then I suggest you read by ultimate guide to getting started:

The Ultimate Minecraft:EE Getting Started Guide

Of course, there are heaps of links and content on the main website too here and I’ve got other blog posts about Minecraft:EE here too.

We hope to see you at some of the events above.


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