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Greater Wellington Regional Council


Phone: 04 830 4333

Address: PO Box 11646, Wellington 6142

WOW Movin'Minds

Our challenge for Year 4 - 8 students invites them to explore the benefits of active travel and persuade their peers to think again during Movin’March

WIN a Family Pass adventure trip!

Enter the district challenge by creating a persuasive Powerpoint or mini-movie that gets your peers thinking.


Explore how active travel is good for you, your neighbourhood or the Planet.

Six trips to Matiu (Somes) Island courtesy of East by West and Metlink are up for grabs!

Taking part in Movin'Minds

Either as an individual or a group, create a short Powerpoint presentation OR mini-movie to persuade younger students or your peers on how walking or wheeling to school can benefit you, your school community/neighbourhood or the Planet (choose one, both or all three).


You could present your powerpoint or movie to friends for feedback before making a final presentation to a class or assembly.


To take part in this challenge you’ll need to: 

  • Be a Year 4 - 8 student

  • Work as an individual or in a group (maximum 4 students)

  • Choose to either submit a powerpoint (maximum 10 slides and 5 mins to deliver) OR a mini-movie (maximum 5 mins long)

  • Students can only participate once

  • Each submission will go in the district competition to win a Family Pass trip to Matiu (Somes) Island using Metlink Explorer Day Passes (2 adults, 4 children).

  • Submit your powerpoint or movie using the from below

  • Refer to Terms and Conditions

Creating a Powerpoint

  1. Use up to a maximum of 10 slides (taking maximum of 5 mins to deliver) to present your images and argument.

  2. Remember to include your notes so we can see how you’ve tried to persuade others of the benefits of active travel.

Creating a Mini-Movie

  1. Final movie time to not exceed 5 minutes

  2. Movie format needs to be xxx

Submit your Powerpoint or video


Use this handy template to help keep your presentation on point


Helpful hints before you press record


These Activities spark connections and deepen learning around the Movin’Mind competition