Celebrate with us and be in to win

Get creative and host a party to celebrate the amazing mahi of our participants, Award Leaders and volunteers over the past 60 years. 

The most creative Award Unit or Alumni parties between 19 June - 30 July 2023 will be into win a share of $5,000 of Macpac vouchers.

So, what is a 'party'?

We want you to celebrate your way. So your party can be as big, small, complex or simple as you'd like. For example, your party could be... 

  • A picnic
  • A tramp/walk
  • An Award cake (baked by you)
  • A shared morning tea
  • A sports game
  • A shared hangi
  • A morning of community gardening
  • A beach clean up
  • A harakeke workshop
  • A bake off
  • Or any other idea you have!

How to enter

  1. Pick a party idea and put the details in our party calendar below 

  2. Print off an Award flag or bunting (see downloadable files below) 

  3. Host your party and share a photo and/or video of the party featuring your Award flag or bunting on social media with #60yearsofdukeofed by Monday 31st July.

    If you're not on social media, you can email your photo/video to: [email protected] by Monday 31st July



  •  1x Most creative Award Unit party - $2500 Macpac voucher
  • 2x Runner Up most creative Award Unit party $1000 Macpac voucher

  • 1x Most creative Alumni party - $200 Macpac voucher
  • Runner up most creative Alumni party - $50 Macpac voucher
  • 10 x spot prizes for honourable mentions 

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Party calendar

21/05/2023 Award celebration cake! Labella Auckland
21/05/2023 Go for a walk in the moring to see the sunrise and have a hot chocolate to celebrate, Duke of Ed. Eliza Napier
22/06/2023 Fun day with friends Caleb Anderton Lower Hutt
24/06/2023 We're having a party Katikati College - bronze level Katikati
25/06/2023 Duke of Ed camping celebration with hot chocolate. Team Lima Waitawheta
05/07/2023 murder mystery dinner party Tye Wells lake rotoiti
14/07/2023 Duke of Ed Matariki Beach Bonfire Miriam Gisborne
15/07/2023 Award celebration cake to enjoy with people from my neighbourhood. Annalee Killip Auckland
19/07/2023 Beach Cleanup National Office Wellington

Resources for your use

Download here