When whakawhanaungatanga starts with your whanau

As part of a wonderful intergenerational experience of the Award, with both her parents having completed their own Awards in their teenage years, Shreeji Patel has shared her Award journey with us in this extended interview. How were your parents involved? Both my Mum and Dad completed the Bronze and Silver Award levels. They completed many tramps, tramps on Rangitoto … Read More

Leading with Gold

Award Leaders are the heart of our Award community, and they make everything possible for the rangatahi of Aotearoa. One strong heartbeat belongs to Hamish Bell.

Continuing the Award Legacy

Prince Edward receives a new title on his birthday. King Charles III named Edward, his youngest brother, the Duke of Edinburgh on his 59th birthday. The title was previously held by their father, Prince Philip.

Getting on Board – Celebrating the Contributions of our Youth Trustees

The role of Youth Trustee here at the plays a vital role for youth in this governance position. Increasing diversity in leadership is always beneficial, and here in the Award, we value inclusivity and accessibility. The development of youth leadership is critical to building civic capacity and long-term community sustainability, by establishing capable, effective leaders for the next generation. The … Read More