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The Duke Of Edinburgh Award New Zealand

Auckland Sea Kayaks is one of the recommended suppliers of the The Duke Of Edinburgh’s Award Aotearoa New Zealand in Auckland.

The Duke of Edinburgh Award is a global non-formal education framework, with more than 60 years of experience challenging young people to dream big and discover their potential.

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The Duke of Edinburgh Award introduces young people to exciting, positive and challenging things to do in their free time. Sea Kayaking is a great way to fulfill the requirements for the expeditions and we have worked with many schools to achieve this is a friendly, safe and professional manner. We do this by allowing the participants the freedom to achieve their goals in a safe and monitored fashion.

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The Award has been running in New Zealand since 1963. On 19 July 1963, the Governor-General, Sir Bernard Ferguson, held the inaugural meeting of the National Council of The Duke of Edinburgh Award in New Zealand at Government House in Wellington, when a Constitution for T

he Award in New Zealand was adopted.

In 2017 we moved to international branding to align ourselves with most Award countries while still allowing us to apply our own Kiwi flavour. Our legal name is:
Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award
Aotearoa New Zealand | Hillary Award

Though in everyday terms we refer to the Award in New Zealand as either the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award or the Hillary Award.

 

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