Competitions update for schools

May 12, 2020

Kia ora koutou, 

 

Thank you Movin’March schools, students, parents and whānau for supporting and participating in Movin’March 2020. Here’s an update about competitions and how you can give us your feedback. 

 

Update on competitions

 

The WOW Passport competition deadline has been extended to Friday 5 June. Both complete and incomplete WOW passports are eligible to go in the draw to win one of 12 x $400 My Ride vouchers. Schools or families can send passports direct to Movin’March to:

 

Movin’March Team

Greater Wellington Regional Council

P O Box 11646 Manners St

Wellington 6142

 

Make sure the child's and school’s name is on the back of the WOW passport or Art Challenge entry.

 

The Art Challenge competition has been extended to Friday 5 June. Templates are downloadable here and completed entries must be sent in the post to the address above or scanned and emailed to schooltravel@gw.govt.nz. There are district and regional prizes to be won.

 

The Movin’Minds mini-movie/slideshow competition has been extended to Friday 5 June Year 4-8 students are welcome to complete and submit their work from home here. We have tips on the website page to help parents guide children if they’re interested.

 

Please let us know if you are unable to meet these deadlines. 

 

If you’ve already sent in passports/art challenge entries

 

Anything sent prior to lockdown is safely in the mailbag.  I’ll be contacting your school to let you know I have received yours over the next few days.  Anything sent after lockdown is still being safely collected and I won’t be able to confirm receipt until later in June when our offices re-open. 

 

New timeline for announcing Movin’March winners and updated Terms & Conditions

 

We will need a maximum of 19 working days before we can announce the winners for our 3 x Movin’March competitions (WOW Passport Challenge, Art Challenge and Movin’Minds).  We will announce these winners no later than Monday 6 July.  We hope to get results to schools and families sooner, but need to allow for unforeseen delays given the staggered nature of services re-opening and operating under Alert Level 2.  Our Terms and Conditions will be updated on our website soon.

 

Movin’March feedback surveys

 

We would love to hear from teachers, parents and students about what they thought of Movin’March this year. Follow the links below.  All surveys take around 5 mins to complete and close on Friday 5 June. 

 

School staff feedback  -  go in the draw to win a $100 Prezzy card

 

Parents feedback – go in the draw to win a $100 Prezzy card

 

Student feedback – go in the draw to win a $50 Prezzy card

Fun for families

 

We’ve created a Whānau Activities and Resources page on our website to encourgae walking and wheeling back to school. The page includes; a “Spot Jack the Kaka” colouring sheet to place in the window, scavenger hunt, map your journey activity, other colouring options, some very cool family stories and helpful road safety tips.

Parent newsletter

 

Download the parent newsletter to edit and share with your school community.

 

Please let us know if you have any questions or contact your local council expert who supports Movin’March

 

 

 

Ngā mihi nui,

 

Kirsty Barr and the Movin'March Team

kirsty.barr@gw.govt.nz 

 

 

 

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Greater Wellington Regional Council

Email: schooltravel@gw.govt.nz

Phone: 04 830 4333

Address: PO Box 11646, Wellington 6142