Partner Organisation Directory

The partnerships we formalise represent a commitment from our organisation and our partners' organisations to work closely together to search out opportunities that will build strong young New Zealanders and strong communities. The Award is delighted to be working in closer partnership with these partners to invest in our rangatahi.

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Partners

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Adventure Specialties Trust

At Adventure Specialties, we believe that every person has untapped potential waiting to be discovered. We’re interested in investing in…
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AdventureWorks

At AdventureWorks we specialise in delivering high quality and valuable Experiential and Adventure Education programs within Auckland, Waikato and Bay…
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Afoot 

An adventure centre operating across the North Island, Afoot is a unique expedition and exploration Adventurous Journeys provider for the…
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Auckland Challenge

We are coordinators of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award for the greater Auckland Region. Auckland Challenge coordinates The Award…
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Auckland Sea Kayaks

Auckland Sea Kayaks specialise in marine-based journeys for all levels of the Duke of Edinburgh HIllary Award. We use a…
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Bigfoot Adventures

Established in 1995, Bigfoot Adventures provides a full range of exciting and engaging outdoor activities across the North Island for…
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Blue Light

Blue Light is a registered charity that works in partnership with the police to deliver an extensive range of youth…
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Bowls Wellington

Bowls Wellington is the governing body for the sport of lawn bowls for the greater Wellington region. Bowls is a…
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Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre

You will need a sense of adventure and discovery as you go on a team journey, expedition or exploration in…
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Boys’ Brigade

Boys’ Brigade in New Zealand in partnership with churches and local youth ministries around New Zealand has been a foundational…
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Bushworks NZ

Bushworks NZ Limited is a privately run company that seeks to further the outdoor experiences of people in the New…
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Capital Creative Arts Trust

The Creative Capital Arts Trust (also known as CCAT or See-Cat) is an exciting and dynamic non-profit charitable organisation established…
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Chip Packet Project New Zealand

The CPPNZ is a new and exciting organisation here in NZ, and you can be a part of it. Focusing…
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Christchurch Netball Centre

Christchurch Netball Centre is an amazing partner, who offer participants many opportunities to help them achieve the Award. They focus…
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Crimson Education

Crimson Education is the world’s most successful US/UK university admissions support consultancy, with our students 4x more likely to gain…
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Escape Adventurous Journeys

Escape Adventurous Journeys runs a range of programs which cover the training, practice and qualifying journeys for all levels of…
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Girl Guiding New Zealand

Our mission is to empower girls to take action to change their world. We do this by using fun, adventure…
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Girls’ Brigade

Girls’ Brigade New Zealand run two exciting programmes just for girls. Traditional Girls’ Brigade companies and iconz4girlz units are located…
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Greenfield Forest School

The Greenfield Forest School is a social enterprise working for the sustainable future of New Zealand. They are a qualified…
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Hato Hone St John

St John is run and staffed by people who are passionate about serving their communities and caring for fellow New…
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Heritage Gardeners

The Heritage Gardeners are community volunteers from Glenside and neighbouring suburbs. Our purpose is to develop the garden of the…
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Hillary Outdoors Education Centre

Hillary Outdoors is a charitable trust that provides outdoor education primarily to young people. Hillary Outdoors opened its first centre…
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IMAgN8

IMAgEN8 is a registered charity whose purpose is to foster sustainable connections with New Zealand’s natural environment in our diverse…
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Joshua Foundation

The Joshua Foundation is a Community focused organisation that is built upon Character; Courage Commitment, Integrity & Respect. Founded by…
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Makahika Outdoor Pursuit Centre

Makahika Outdoor Pursuit Centre is set among the forests and native bush in the foothills of the Tararua Ranges, 1.5…
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New Zealand Business Week Brave Thinkers

New Zealand Business Week is about building Brave Business Leaders. It’s fun, it’s challenging and it’s for anyone that’s ever…
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New Zealand Cadet Forces

If you are a Cadet, your mahi may count towards your Award. There are Cadet Award Units around Aotearoa, if…
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New Zealand Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world. With more than 11,000 members and…
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New Zealand Sailing Trust 

The New Zealand Sailing Trust empowers young New Zealanders and bring to life the values of leadership, teamwork, courage and…
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Outdoor Training New Zealand (OTNZ)

Outdoor Training New Zealand are a group of dedicated volunteers who will give you the practical skills you need to…
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Outward Bound New Zealand

Outward Bound, located in the Marlborough Sounds, helps you reach your full potential through challenge in the outdoors. Their classrooms…
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Peak Performance Solutions (Online training)

Peak Performance Solutions slogan states “inside outdoor education” and are able to deliver all the nitty gritty of outdoor education.…
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Peel Forest Outdoor Centre

Peel Forest Outdoor Centre is a Registered Charitable Trust that runs outdoor skills training, outdoor recreation and education programmes and…
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Scouts Aotearoa

We welcome young people between the ages of 5 to 26 and are open to all genders, ethnicities and religions.…
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Sea Kayak Adventures

Sea Kayak Adventures specialise in nature-based adventuring for the intrepid traveller, with an emphasis on experiencing the environment without interfering…
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Sir Peter Blake Marine Education and Recreation Centre (MERC)

Sir Peter Blake MERC is New Zealand’s leading charity in providing life changing marine environmental education and outdoor experiences for…
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Social Nature Movement

At Social Nature Movement, they go beyond learning by doing and just guiding outdoor activities. They facilitate immersive natural experiences;…
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Spirit of Adventure

Spirit of Adventure Trust was set up in 1972 by Lou Fisher who had a vision to empower the youth…
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Surf Lifesaving

Surf Life Saving New Zealand is the leading beach and coastal safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority in Aotearoa. They…
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Taranaki Outdoor Pursuits and Education Centre

At Taranaki Outdoor Pursuits and Education Centre rangatahi learn to work as a team, while exploring Manaakitanga and Whanaungatanga. Students…
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Whenua Iti

Based in the Tasman district, Whenua Iti Outdoors delivers experiential learning programmes that focus on personal and social development. It…
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WORD

WORD (World Off-Road Riding Department) is a non-profit youth mountain bike organisation that is all about getting young people on…
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Y Central Inc

YMCA aims to promote their youth mission within the New Zealand community and internationally. Their goals for youth of New…
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Yes Disability

YES Disability Resource Centre is a not-for-profit organisation, working to ensure young people with disabilities and learning differences are represented…
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YMCA Camp Adair

Established in 1913, YMCA Camp Adair in Hunua has provided thousands of Kiwis the opportunity to develop themselves using the…
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YSAR (Youth Search and Rescue)

The Youth Search & Rescue programme is an independent non-profit organization which enables students to develop the necessary skills to…