Winners of our Party Challenge

Award units across the motu have been getting creative, hosting 'Award themed' parties to celebrate 60 years of The Duke of Ed in Aotearoa. Thank you so much to everyone who took part in our Party Challenge, your entries have been outstanding! Ka pai whānau.

The winning Parties

  • Wellington East Girls College
  • Manaaki Ability Trust
  • Greenfield Forest School YES Camp
  • Auckland Challenge

All the Party entries

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
18/06/2023 Planting 600 native trees The Greenfield Forest School Auckland
20/06/2023 Tree Planting at Smith's Bush- Fun time with friends and we carried out a great social action! Shreeji Patel Auckland
22/06/2023 Fun day with friends Caleb Anderton Lower Hutt
24/06/2023 We're having a party Katikati College - bronze level Katikati
24/06/2023 On a Gold/Silver Training and Preparation 3 day 'expedition' to get ready for Adventurous Journey Scots College Otaki
25/06/2023 Duke of Ed camping celebration with hot chocolate. Team Lima Waitawheta
28/06/2023 Quiz Party NZ Sailing Trust Auckland
29/06/2023 duke of ed themed slumber party! with hot chocolate, brownie cake and a movie! Sophie Hansen & Sophie Matthews Havelock North
01/07/2023 A 60th birthday celebration! Chris Allan & Rachel Allan Christchurch
01/07/2023 Cupcakes in the snow. Ainhoa Alkorta Temple Basin
02/07/2023 Merry Theory 2nd Whangarei Girls Brigade Whangarei
02/07/2023 While completing a gold exploration we help will help an amazing community make a difference Gemma Tawharanui Regional Park
05/07/2023 murder mystery dinner party Tye Wells lake rotoiti
05/07/2023 Celebrating 70 years conquering of Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing at Auckland Museum Auckland Challenge Auckland
05/07/2023 Baking Donuts to share with my family. Kate Omakau
07/07/2023 Farewell Lucie! Madi Rotorua
13/07/2023 Bring your funky hat day, during our . 17 SQN Air Cadets Christchurch
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
15/07/2023 Learn the stars, culture and arts and celebrate Māori new year Matariki at Merc Auckland
15/07/2023 Celebrate Matariki at Merc with family and meeting new friends. Issac Auckland
16/07/2023 Local town scavenger hunt Maniototo Area School Ranfurly
19/07/2023 Riparian planting - Te Mome Stream National Office Wellington
23/07/2023 Horse Rides For Disabled kids Followed by Horse shaped Cake EMMA Auckland
26/07/2023 DOE themed cake and celebration Beatrice Auckland
27/07/2023 Birthday Party celebrated with the Burwood Keas and their teddy bears. Burwood Keas Christchurch
28/07/2023 Themed Disco (1960's) with 60th Anniversary cupcakes for supper Manaaki Ability Trust Lower Hutt
29/07/2023 A hike, picnic, hot chocolate sunset experience ! James Hargest College Riverton
29/07/2023 Participant, Alumni, Leader and supporter afternoon tea Auckland Challenge Auckland
29/07/2023 I joined my boost camp in my community leisure centre for my unique party. 45 mins non stop~Phew~ Issac Ho Auckland
29/07/2023 Doing my volunteer service whilst celebrating the 60 year party. Silver Ross
30/07/2023 Garden Art Party at the Miramar Prison Community Gardens. Tea, cake & create - mad hats optional 🙂 Wellington East Girls College Wellington
30/07/2023 Porridge & Pasta! 2nd Whangarei Girls Brigade Whangarei
30/07/2023 Celebrating our journey to our silver award by decorating a cake. Sacred Heart Napier Napier