Award Leaders

What we do

Auckland Challenge is contracted by the Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award to provide support to Award Units, Leaders and Participants around Auckland. We offer several services free of charge to help you and your Award Unit

How we can help


Our Trained Award Leaders are available to come to your school or unit to advertise The Award to Participants and Parents.

ORB support

Our Award Leaders are available to support you with your ORB queries and problems including training and logging support.

Award Leader Support

Auckland Challenge is available if you have any problems or questions about The Award.

New Award Units

If you are wanting to start running The Award in your school or group talk to us for support getting started

Auckland HUBS

Auckland Challenge runs the Auckland Hub Network. This is a way for Award Leaders to meet up and discuss the Award in their unit.

School leavers support

If a participant is leaving your Award Unit and wishes to continue with their Award they can transfer to our Open Award Center so they can continue with their Award.

DofE Leaders Facebook group


Auckland Challenge.
Kathryn Wood (Hub leader):
Admin enquiries:

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (Head Office)
General enquires:

Auckland Challenge