Minecraft Maestros – competition winners

(Last Updated On: December 2, 2014)

minecraft_logoWow, what some marvellous Minecrafters you are! Thanks to everyone who entered our Minecraft competition. We set you the task of creating a structure in the game, based on accuracy and neatness of construction, complexity of design, and appropriate use of materials. You blew us away with your entries. The standard was extremely high and it was tough picking the winners and runner-ups. But we got there in the end – and here are the results:


Years 1-4

Michael KempWinner: Michael Kemp, St Mary’s Catholic School, Rotorua

Runner-ups: Tommy O’Toole and Jacob McKinnon, both Meadowbank School, Auckland

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Years 5-8

Room 16 'DigitaL SoulS'Winner: Room 16 ‘DigitaL SoulS’, Greerton Village School, Tauranga

Runner-ups: Ben Hemming, Fergusson Intermediate, Auckland, and Thomas Craven, Adventure School, Porirua

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Years 9+

Charles Turner and Jake HaywoodWinner: Charles Turner and Jake Haywood, James Hargest School, Invercargill

Runner-ups: Marija Malskaitis, Opaheke School, Papakura, and Kian Knight, Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Whitby

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New Zealand Building

Ayla HetaWinner: Ayla Heta, Tikipunga High School, Northland

Runner-ups: Hannah Craven, Adventure School, Kishan Modi, Fergusson Intermediate, and Leila Paul, Worser Bay School, Wellington.


The four winning entries each received an AC200W Action Cam, courtesy of HP.


Minecraft masterpieces

A big thank you to everyone who entered our Minecraft competition. We received a huge number of fantastic entries.  We were blown away with the high standard of not only the ideas but also their implementation. Well done to you all. Here is a selection of the designs INTERFACE – Minecraft competition entries 2014 (we’ve tried to fit as many as possible – sorry to those we’ve missed out).


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