New Zealand's Healthiest Schools Challenge 2018

What is it?

Are you ready for the New Zealand’s Healthiest Schools Challenge?

We know that when kids are more active they concentrate and learn better in class, and if games are involved their engagement goes up a notch!

New Zealand’s Healthiest Schools Challenge is here as a fun way to get kids moving – offering an awesome way to combine activity with learning as they count their steps in the real world to experience an animated global adventure led by NZ hockey legend Gemma McCaw and rugby legend Cory Jane.

Teachers, get your class moving

Join in - it’s FREE! — Your class will be in with a chance to win a share of $50,000 AIA and Sovereign sports grants. And if you get your student’s mums and dads to enter the Support Crew Challenge, you get the whole family moving, plus more chances to win.

New Zealand’s Healthiest Schools Challenge starts on Tuesday 16 October 2018 and runs for six weeks until Friday 23 November. Places are limited so don’t miss out, Register now!

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Parents, family and friends – Join the Support Crew Challenge!

Experience the same epic adventure as the kids, as your steps and other activities in the real world move your support crew team around the virtual course. All you need to do is set up a team of 3 - 4 friends or family, dust off the FitBits (or step-counting mobile apps) and register your team today!

Register a team now and be in to win!

The more participants supporting a school, the more chances the school has to win a share of $50,000 worth of AIA and Sovereign sports grants. And that’s not all – participants can enter a prize draw to win one of five trips to Sydney, for one adult and one child, to join an exclusive junior soccer skills session — attended by a world-famous sporting icon!

It’ll be fun — and it’s free! Be quick, places are limited.

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Win great resources for your school.
Get involved, get going, get healthier.

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Get moving and you'll reach exciting destinations on your journey
— take a look.

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Health & wellbeing

Throughout the Challenge, we will be giving health and wellbeing tips for you and your family.

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Our Ambassadors

Find out about the great New Zealand sports stars who will be leading you on your adventure.

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The privacy and security of all participants information is of paramount importance to us. For this reason, all passwords are encrypted to the same very high standard as your banks; children’s names are given as first name and last initial only; and adult contact details are only shared if permission is given for the purposes of being eligible for prizes and receiving tips and information from our partners.

All data is housed in the secure cloud servers of Amazon Web Services, one of the largest providers of these services in the world.

For more information on privacy please refer to paragraph 13 of the Terms and conditions

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