2017 Airpoints™ for Schools journeys

Thanks to the generosity of our Airpoints™ members, we are thrilled to announce that all schools that participated in this year's Airpoints for Schools programme have met their targets early.

Stay tuned as we follow each school's journey.

  • Two Tauranga Girls' College students watched their film come to life at the Hollywood Theatre in Oregon as it competed at the International Youth Silent Film Festival. 
    Find out more about their trip to Oregon
  • A group of Kaniere students will be visiting Christchurch to inspect and learn from a like-minded school's environmental project - so they can replicate it back home! 
  • The entire Maheno School will visit Wellington's Te Papa museum, to view the Maheno display at the Gallipoli exhibition, and learn more about the origin and significance of this relic. 
  • A group of Auckland students will be flying to Gisborne to compete for the first prize in the National Primary Schools Kapa Haka competition. 
  • A group of Otamarakau students will be travelling to Queenstown for a leadership camp, with a focus on tourism and careers. 
  • The senior class of a small, rural school will be visiting Weta Workshops and Capital E in Wellington, to see how their digital training can open future career pathways. 
  • A group of rural Southland students will be broadening their horizons in the big city of Melbourne, through an exchange with its sister school. 
  • A group of Rosehill students will attend the Special Olympics National Summer Games in Wellington, to compete in athletics and basketball. 
  • Waiharara School will experience their first plane trip and travel to the South Island to see snow, hunt greenstone and experience the various mountains and lakes. 
  • Gisborne students will travel to Christchurch to understand the impact of earthquakes and learn about protecting natural resources and sea life.