Lift young dreams above the clouds with Airpoints™ for Schools

Share the magic of flight today.

Airpoints™ for Schools provides an opportunity for Kiwi kids to experience more than just a local bus trip. Airpoints members can share the magic of flight with New Zealand schools by donating Airpoints Dollars™ to assist them with their travel ambitions, and to help Kiwi kids gain new experiences, knowledge and inspiration.

Check out the schools participating in this year's programme below, and learn about the amazing projects and goals that they are working towards. All of the schools have been given a head start and with a little more support, they can get their dreams off the ground.

Target: 16,200
Timaru
Cannington School
The entire school will be travelling to Waitangi and the surrounding areas of Russell to learn more about the Treaty of Waitangi and the area in which it was signed.

Target reached
Target: 15,000
Bay of Plenty
Edgecumbe College
The school’s Mandarin language class will be flying to China to connect with their sister school as part of a cultural exchange.

Target reached
Target: 14,000
Hikurangi
Hukerenui Primary School
Four students will be representing New Zealand at the 2018 International Problem Solving Competition in Wisconsin.

Target reached
Target: 20,000
Turangi
Kuratau Primary School
The entire school will be boarding an airplane for the first time to study New Zealand's marine life in Dunedin.

Target reached
Target: 18,000
Canterbury
Lincoln Primary School
The school's Concert Band students will be travelling to Wellington to perform on a national level at the Wellington Bands and Orchestras Festival.

Target reached
Target: 10,500
Invercargill
Makarewa Primary School
Three students will be competing in the Technovation Challenge in San Francisco with their award-winning environmental app.

Target reached
Target: 16,400
Motueka
Motueka High School
A group of students will be attending the Joint Dance Congress in Adelaide to showcase Maori and Pacific Island dance cultures, and to participate in intercultural dance exchanges.

Target reached
Target: 17,200
Tauranga
Mount Maunganui College
The school's senior rugby team will be flying to Brisbane as part of a leadership initiative.

Target reached
Target: 17,400
Kaikohe
Omanaia School
The entire school will be travelling to Hawaii to learn more about the history and ancestral home of Maori.

Target reached
Target: 17,600
Kapiti Coast
Ōtaki College
Four students will be travelling to London for the first time to learn more about British War and maritime history.

Target reached
Target: 12,200
Auckland
Pacific Advance Senior School
A group of students will travel to Wellington to learn more about the city's history, and to visit Te Papa and the New Zealand Parliament Buildings.

Target reached
Target: 20,000
Gisborne
Rere School
The school will be travelling on an airplane for the first time to experience the beauty and adventure of Queenstown.

Target reached
Target: 15,700
Rotorua
Rotokawa School
Students will be getting onboard an airplane for the first time for their journey to Wellington, where they will visit Te Papa, Weta Workshop and the New Zealand Parliament Buildings.

Target reached
Target: 16,400
Wellington
St Patrick's Primary School
Senior students will be travelling to Rotorua to learn about Maori culture and its significance to New Zealand's history.

Target reached
Target: 20,000
Palmerston North
St Peter's College
The school's Japanese language class will be travelling to Japan to connect with their sister school and immerse themselves in the local culture.

Target reached
Target: 7,300
Auckland
Tangaroa College
A group of students will be travelling to Wellington to expand their knowledge of New Zealand history and to visit the He Tohu Exhibition and Te Papa.

Target reached
Target: 10,200
Auckland
Taonga Teen Parent Unit
Students will be travelling to Wellington to explore the capital city and learn more about New Zealand and its history.

Target reached
Target: 7,600
Te Puke
Te Ranga School
The school will be travelling to Christchurch to learn more about the city, and to experience its innovative rebuild first hand.

Target reached
Target: 20,000
New Plymouth
Te Wharekura o TPKMIR
Students will be travelling outside of New Zealand for the first time to experience the Gold Coast and its multitude of cultural and educational activities.

Target reached
Target: 6,200
Matamata
Wairere School
A group of students will be travelling to Wellington to visit Te Papa, the New Zealand Parliament Buildings and to immerse themselves in the city's history.

Target reached