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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award is available to all 14–24 year olds, regardless of their background.
The Award has three levels, each progressively more challenging.
BRONZEFor those over 14 years old
SILVERFor those over 15 years old
GOLDFor those over 16 years old



Participants are required to complete four sections at each level: Voluntary Service, Skills, Physical Recreation and Adventurous Journey. At Gold level, participants also complete a Residential Project.



 

 

 

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News - NZ Cadet Forces agreement

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Partnership to benefit New Zealand’s Cadet Forces   Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award (the Award) National Director, Karen Ross, and New Zealand Cadet Forces (NZCF) Commandant, Lieutenant Colonel Grant Morris, have signed an agreement to partner together and help cadets and young officers gain their Award. The Award progr... Keep Reading

Thu 11 Apr 2019, 12:11 pm

 

News page - Student Volunteer Week 2019

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Duke of Ed students give 67,000 hours of voluntary service to the community   Over the past 12 months, Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award participants have given a total of 67,000 hours of voluntary service to the community throughout Aotearoa. Participants volunteer in all sorts of ways – working in conservation, helping at... Keep Reading

Thu 28 Mar 2019, 02:35 pm

 

News - Christchurch tragedy

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Kia kaha Christchurch   This is a tragic day for Aotearoa. Our hearts go out to the community of Ōtautahi Christchurch- especially the victims, families and first responders. We are shocked and deeply saddened that this could even happen in our country. Kia kaha Christchurch. The International Duke of Edinburgh’s Award community... Keep Reading

Fri 15 Mar 2019, 09:31 pm

 

Outdoor Training New Zealand Leadership Courses

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OTNZ Leadership Courses for Award Leaders   Last year Outdoor Training New Zealand (OTNZ) held a leaders course in Wellington which was received very well by both experienced and new Award Leaders. Manawatu OTNZ have set up three courses to cover areas recommended as a result of that course. These courses are intended to assist Award Le... Keep Reading

Tue 26 Feb 2019, 08:53 am

 

Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award backing GET OUTDOORS WEEK

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Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award backing Get Outdoors Week   Getting out there and discovering the world around you is what the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award (the Award) is all about – that’s why the Award is backing New Zealand’s inaugural Get Outdoors Week. Award National Director Karen Ross says ... Keep Reading

Thu 14 Feb 2019, 09:22 am

 

Personal Mentoring Organisations Partner to Support Future Leaders

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Personal Mentoring Organisations Partner to Support Future Leaders   Amidst a globally-minded wave of socially conscious young people, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award (the Award) has partnered with online education and mentoring company Crimson Education to support students to make a positive, global impact all while discove... Keep Reading

Thu 31 Jan 2019, 09:13 am

 

Strategic partnership to benefit New Zealand youth

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Strategic Partnership to Benefit New Zealand Youth   The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award (the Award), alongside YMCA, are proud to announce an update to their partnership, which will give young people aged between 14 and 25 the opportunity to complete their Award through a range of YMCA programmes. Karen Ross - National Directo... Keep Reading

Mon 28 Jan 2019, 01:13 pm

 

Gold Duke of Ed participants contribute to conservation at CUE Haven

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Gold Duke of Ed participants contribute to conservation at Cue Haven   CUE Haven is looking better than ever after a team of eight Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award (the Award) participants, plus a team leader, spent a hard-working week at the nature reserve. Located on the Kaipara Harbour, CUE Haven is a 59-acre property th... Keep Reading

Mon 28 Jan 2019, 08:44 am

 

Partnership to benefit St John youth

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Partnership to benefit St John youth   The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award (the Award) and St John have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner together enabling them to deliver the Award to St John Youth. Both organisations are committed to working in partnership to help St John Youth gain their Award. “Th... Keep Reading

Thu 24 Jan 2019, 11:56 am

 
 
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