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.

  • 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. 
  • Two Tauranga students will be watching their film come to life at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon, as it competes at the International Youth Silent Film Festival. 
  • 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.