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Click here to watch our recent interview with Gold Awardee, Alysha Johnson, speaking about her time in Nepal and experience of doing her Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award.

The next Gold Award ceremony will be held in Christchurch on the 15th October. 

On Saturday we held the Gold Award Ceremony at Government House in Wellington. 85 participants were presented with their Gold Award by Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae. Read more about the day here.

On Thursday 12th May we attended a Silver Award ceremony in Palmerston North. 39 Silver participants from Palmerston North Girls' High School, St. Peter's College and Freyberg High School received their Silver Award. Congratulations to all of you from everyone here at The Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award!

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