Equipping all young New Zealanders for promising futures

Adventurous Journey – Akaroa, Canterbury

Equipping all young New Zealanders for promising futures

Skills – Solution Finders

Equipping all young New Zealanders for promising futures

Physical Activity – Sailing

Equipping all young New Zealanders for promising futures

Voluntary Service – Intergenerational

Who We Are

The Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award equips rangatahi for promising futures by challenging young people to develop skills and tools to improve themselves – and their communities.

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How We Do It

Our participants set their own challenge. With guidance from Award Leaders, each young person is encouraged to examine themselves - their interests, their ambitions, and set challenges for our four Award sections; Voluntary Service, Physical Recreation, Skills and Adventurous Journey (along with Gold Residential – at Gold level only).

How the Award works

Award Leader Knowledge Base

Kia ora Award Leaders. This is your go-to place for everything Duke of Ed, from training guides and walkthroughs to promotional assets and resources

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