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Oxfam Trailwalker awards

Happy award winners at the Auckland awards night

Oxfam Trailwalker Awards are presented at our Awards Nights held after the fundraising deadline each year in Auckland, Wellington and Whakatāne.  Below is a list of the awards which will be available for Oxfam Trailwalker 2016.

Auckland Awards Night - Friday 20 May, 2016. Doors open at 6.30pm. Freemans Bay Community Centre, 52 Hepburn Street, Auckland, 1011.

Whakatāne Awards Night - Tuesday 24 May, 2016.  Doors open at 6.30pm. Te Koputu a Te Whanga a Toi, Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre, 49 Kakahoroa Drive, Whakatāne, 3158. Sorry, event is full (Limit 150 people) no more RSVPs.

Wellington Awards Night - Thursday 26 May, 2016.  Doors open at 6.30pm. Sustainability Trust Eco Centre, 2 Forresters Lane, Te Aro, Wellington, 6011. 

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Fundraising challenge awards

  • Overall Top Fundraising Team – the premiere award of the evening!  
  • Most Successful Fundraising Idea
  • Most Creative Fundraising Idea*
  • Best Team Page*
  • Best Online Message from a Sponsor*
  • Most Successful Trade Aid Chocolate Fundraising
  • Top Fundraising by an Individual Corporate Team (1st, 2nd and 3rd places awarded)
  • Top Fundraising by a Non-Corporate Team  (1st, 2nd and 3rd places awarded)

Physical challenge awards

  • Fastest Mixed Team
  • Fastest Men’s Team
  • Fastest Women’s Team 
  • Steadiest Mixed Team
  • Steadiest Men’s Team
  • Steadiest Women’s Team 

Best team spirit awards

  • Best Team Name*
  • Best Themed Support Crew*
  • Best Prepared Support Crew*
  • Best Dressed Finishers
  • Team of 2016 – the team that embodies the spirit of Oxfam Trailwalker through the physical, fundraising and team aspects.*

Sustainability award

  • Most Environmentally Sustainable Team and Support Crew* 
  • Checkpoint sustainability award - checkpoints that seperated 90%+ of all waste into the correct stream

Volunteer awards

  • 'Above and Beyond' Volunteer Awards * – acknowledge the exceptional contribution of four Oxfam Trailwalker volunteers.

Local awards 

To be a 'local' team you must have at least 3 team members from the Bay of Plenty region.

  • Highest fundraising by a local team
  • Fastest local team
  • Best checkpoint
  • Best community spirit (group or individual)

* Awards denoted with an asterix are ones that are open for nominations from the public in 2016. To nominate for an award email

Past award winners

Prize sponsors

A special shout out to our awesome sponsors who provide prizes for Oxfam Trailwalker Awards.