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We are currently recruiting for a Communications Advisor, Account Advisor and a Fundraising Advisor to work with us here at the National Office! Email us for more information or check out our links on Trademe!

The National Office will be closed from December 23rd December and will reopen again on the 9th January.

Ngā mihi o te wā me te Tau Hou
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

   Since the story about the running of the Award at Christchurch Men's Prison aired on TVNZ back in October there has been an overwhelming response of people wanting to donate shoes to the young men. TVNZ recently went back to meet-up with the men and find out how they were getting along. Watch the article here

The Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award welcomes Karen Ross as the new National Director. Karen is attracted to the National Director role by the issues she sees facing the Award: addressing the increasing diversity in New Zealand, looking at the way the organisation communicates, and developing the impact of the Award in an ever changing environment.

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We love to share in your successes, and if you would like to share it, then head here to share your Award story.

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