New Zealand

The CATAN Championship in New Zealand

VR Distribution manages the program in New Zealand, which consists of Qualifier events leading up to a National Championship. This year’s National Championship will take place at Wellycon, 1-2 June 2024 at Tākina.

Every two years the National Champions attend the CATAN World Championship tournament. The next CATAN World Championship will take place in 2025, location and date to be announced.

You may also follow this Facebook group for updates on the Australian and New Zealand Championships.

For questions about individual tournaments, please contact VR Distribution. If you have general questions about CATAN Organized Play, please email

NOTE: All participants must be residents of New Zealand and be 18+ years of age. You should be able to prove residency with an official ID card and/or a piece of mail (such as a utility bill) sent to a New Zealand residential address.

2023 Champion

Congratulations to Roxani Rahn, the 2023 New Zealand CATAN National Champion!

She will join reigning World Champion (and 2022 New Zealand National Champion) Hamish Dean at the next World Championship, planned in 2025.