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Our longstanding and highly respected Director who has led our high achieving Award National Office for many years is retiring. We seek an outstanding individual to lead New Zealand’s delivery of the International Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

Details of the role and the application process may be found at

To familiarise yourself with the Award you can find information on this website and for the International Award go to 

Earlier this month The Joshua Foundation held a Bronze and Silver Award Ceremony in Christchurch at which 23 participants received their Awards from Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel.  Full story here. 

We have a great opportunity for 10 lucky Gold Award participants on each project to help us build and establish ‘The Grove’. If you are interested in helping to replant trees, make artworks and create a conservation area that can be enjoyed for years to come, then we need you!
To find out more take a look at our flier.

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.

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We love to share in your successes, and if you would like to share it, then head here to share your Award story.

To see what others have been up to and get to know their success stories, click the link below.

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