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2017 Winners

Our 2017 winners were selected from 10 finalists representing some of this year’s outstanding achievements in education.

Watch the videos we’ve produced and discover the stories behind these early childhood services and schools.

You can also view videos about the Finalists here.

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Excellence in Engaging – Atahāpara Award

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Leadership Team, Manurewa Intermediate School Watch their video

Excellence in Leading – Atakura Award

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Joint Winner - Senior Leadership Team, William Colenso College Watch their video

Excellence in Leading – Atakura Award

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Joint Winner - Te Kōhanga Reo ki Rotokawa Watch their video

Excellence in Teaching and Learning – Atatū award

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Joint Winner - Te Puna Wai Ora, Invercargill Middle School Watch their video

Excellence in Teaching and Learning – Atatū award

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Joint Winner - Waitakere College Watch their video

The Prime Minister's Supreme Award – Takiri ko te ata

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Leadership Team, Manurewa Intermediate School Watch their video

2016 winners

Our 2016 winners were selected from 14 finalists representing some of this year's outstanding achievements in education.

Watch the videos we’ve produced and discover the stories behind these early childhood services and schools.

You can also view videos about the Finalists here.

Excellence in Engaging – Atahāpara Award

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Principal and Staff, McAuley High School Watch their video

Excellence in Leading – Atakura Award

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Rotorua Boys' High School Watch their video

Excellence in Teaching and Learning – Atatū Award

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Te Puna Reo o Puhi Kaiti Watch their video

Excellence in Governing – Awatea Award

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Rangitoto College Watch their video

Education Focus Prize – Takatū Prize

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Karanga Mai Young Parents’ College & Early Learning Centre Watch their video

The Prime Minister's Supreme Award – Takiri Ko Te Ata

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Principal and Staff, McAuley High School Watch their video

2015 Winners

Our 2015 winners were selected from 11 finalists and exemplify outstanding achievements in early childhood education, primary and secondary schooling. We have produced  short videos, to showcase each of our winner's stories, below.

You can also view videos about the Finalists here.

Excellence in Engaging - Atahāpara Award

WINNERS Barnados
Teaching Team, Barnardos KidStart Childcare, Hastings Watch their video

Excellence in Leading - Atakura Award

WINNERS Central
Central Regional Health School Watch their video

Excellence in Teaching & Learning - Atatū Award

WINNERS Whakairo
Whakairo Course of Study, Gisborne Boys’ High School Watch their video

Education Focus Prize - Takatū Prize

WINNERS Mangere
Teaching Team, Mangere Bridge Kindergarten Watch their video

The Prime Minister's Supreme Award - Takiri ko te ata

WINNERS Gisborne
Gisborne Boys’ High School Watch their video

2014 winners

Our 2014 winners were selected from 14 finalists and exemplify outstanding achievements in early childhood education, primary or secondary schooling, or collaboration between secondary schools, tertiary providers and employers.

We have produced  short videos, to showcase each of our winner's stories, below.

Excellence in Engaging - Atahāpara Award

WINNERS stThomas2
St Thomas of Canterbury College – Social Enterprise Hub Watch their video

Excellence in Leading - Atakura Award

WINNERS makoura2
Makoura College, staff, whānau and Board of Trustees Watch their video

Excellence in Teaching & Learning - Atatū Award

WINNERS kerikeri
Joint Winner: Kerikeri High School Watch their video

Excellence in Teaching & Learning - Atatū Award

WINNERS otumoetai2
Joint Winner: Otumoetai Intermediate School Watch their video

Excellence in Governing - Awatea Award

WINNERS nokuteao2
Nōku Te Ao Watch their video

Education Focus Prize - Takatū Prize

WINNERS topofsouth2
Top of the South Trades Academy Watch their video

The Prime Minister's Supreme Award - Takiri ko te ata

WINNERS otumoetai2
Otumoetai Intermediate School Watch their video

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