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DoE Silver Practice Journey

Armed with the knowledge and skills you gained from your Bronze award, Silver pushes your adventurous spirit further by encouraging discovery that deepens the connection to yourself, your teammates, and the great outdoors.

The stepping-stone to the qualifying journey, the Silver practice journey is a three-day, two-night adventure in [location, ie one of Auckland’s regional parks].
Drawing on the skills you gained at Bronze level and through your Silver training, this trip will extend your knowledge further, so you can experience a greater sense of achievement and adventure.


Welcome to the Silver Duke of Edinburgh Adventurous Journey section and congratulations on completing the Bronze level! Now that you have fundamental knowledge, skills and experiences in the outdoors, we will help you take the next step in preparing for full independence.

Push it to the next level with us by building on learning developed during The Duke of Edinburgh Award Bronze Adventurous Journey with all new challenges and novel places to explore. Plan your next adventure so it is unforgettable!

Participants at Silver level are well on their way to achieving with another adventure just waiting around their corner with Social Nature Movement.

NCEA credits for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award participants
NZQA NCEA credits Social Nature Movement The Duke of Edinburgh’s (DoE) International Hillary Award Adventurous Journey Auckland New Zealand NZ Bronze Silver Gold International Award Training Practice Qualifier Qualifying Journey dofehillary

Apply for NCEA credits while doing your Duke of Edinburgh Award.

SILVER AWARD – NZQA Unit Standards Level 2
• Produce a personal targeted CV – 2 credits (4252, v.8)
• Manage own learning in a programme – 3 credits (7118, v.6)
• Apply a problem-solving method – 3 credits (7123, v.7)
• Communicate in a team or group – 3 credits (9677, v.10)
• Complete a work experience placement – 3 credits (10780, v.5)
• Participate in an informal meeting – 3 credits (10791, v.5)

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One staff


Staff carry:

  • First Aid Kit
  • Personal Locator Beacon (PLB)
  • Emergency shelter
  • Repair kit





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  • Pricing Name Price
    1 - 7 Pax
    Available Seats: 7

    Child ( 1 - 7 Pax ) $299.00 $0.00 /Person

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Clothing and Equipment list for the Duke of Edinburgh Award

First Aid kit


Pack liner

Pack rain cover

Day pack / mission bag

Sleeping bag

Sleeping bag liner

Sleeping mat



Knife / multi tool / swiss army knife

Tent / Shelter / Fly / Bivouac


Wind and Waterproof Jacket

Wind and Waterproof Pants

Insulation (fleece, down, synthetic)

Bottom layer (polypropylene)



Wide brimmed leather hat

Neck scarf

Cooker and fuel



Boots, gaiters, camp shoes