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First MACPAC Volunteer Award announced

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First MACPAC Volunteer Award announced   Award Leaders are the backbone of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award (the Award) in Aotearoa and are the face of the Award to our participants.  We simply couldn’t run the Award without the support of our leaders who so generously give their time to help our rangatahi to achie... Keep Reading

Tue 23 Jul 2019, 01:32 pm

 

Kiwi young people supporting their communities

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Kiwi young people supporting their communities As Aotearoa New Zealand celebrates National Volunteers Week, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award (the Award) is focused on highlighting the important role that young Kiwis play in supporting their communities and country through volunteering. Karen Ross, National Director of the Award, s... Keep Reading

Mon 17 Jun 2019, 09:21 am

 

GravityLab simplifying Award day-to-day operations

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GravityLab simplifying Award day-to-day operations The Award team have been working on building more meaningful and lasting relationships with our community across different generations, regions and life stages. To support this initiative, we recently partnered with GravityLab to move all our participant, volunteer and Award unit data into Sa... Keep Reading

Mon 27 May 2019, 08:59 am

 

Young offenders celebrate gaining their Award

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Young offenders celebrate gaining their Award A group of ten young offenders at Christchurch men's prison are celebrating - having gained their Duke of Edinburgh awards. To achieve thier Award the young inmates - whose ages range from 17 to 20 - completed outdoor pursuits, volunteered in the prison gardens, built push-bikes, raised money for... Keep Reading

Tue 14 May 2019, 11:56 am

 

Partnership to benefit New Zealand's Cadet Forces

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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

 

Duke of Ed participants give 67,000 hours of service to the community

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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

 

Kia kaha Christchurch

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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

 

Ready for the World

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Ready for the world Young people – with their dynamism, their energy and their inherent understanding of our interconnected world – have much to teach us. Increased educational attainment, advances in technology and the spread of information have made this generation the best educated, most connected and most informed in history. ... Keep Reading

Wed 31 Oct 2018, 01:49 pm

 

Duke of Ed Gold Alumni meets Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex

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Duke of Ed Gold Alumni, Mabel Ye, meets Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex "Women's suffrage is about feminism, and feminism is about fairness." - Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle. In an unexpected chain of events I was invited to represent the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award as a Gold Alumni to attend the reception hosted by Gove... Keep Reading

Tue 30 Oct 2018, 02:47 pm

 
 
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