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A rousing result for the first-ever Great Blake Race

Friday, 7 November 2014, 9:58 am | Sir Peter Blake Trust

There were thrills and almost spills a-plenty as teams faced off today on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour with national champion Susannah Pyatt’s North Sails and Southern Spars team emerging victorious after the final leg of the first-ever Great Blake ... More >>

NZ’s top sailors get set for Great Blake Race

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 1:38 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

An impressive line-up of top New Zealand sailors, including Olympic gold medalists and Team New Zealand members will take to Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour tomorrowto lead teams competing in the first-ever Great Blake Race. More >>

Intrepid pair in Subantarctic yellow-eyed penguin expedition

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 1:52 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Two Kiwi teachers will be spending spring in the Subantarctic, after being selected to join the 2014 DoC Yellow Eyed Penguin Survey in the Auckland Islands. More >>

Sporting hero to be commemorated in Great Blake Race

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 1:28 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

The inaugural Great Blake Race is set to take place on November 6 and entries are now open for the inaugural yachting contest, named for one of New Zealand’s greatest sailors and sporting heroes. More >>

Young Kiwis follow in Sir Peter’s footsteps

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 2:16 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Six high-achieving young New Zealanders have been chosen for a range of amazing expeditions this summer, including two that will travel to Antarctica, as part of the Sir Peter Blake Trust Blake Ambassador programme. More >>

Explosive undersea mission for intrepid Kiwi

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:48 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

MEDIA RELEASE 28 August 2014 Explosive undersea mission for intrepid Kiwi Local schools and scientists will be able to join New Zealander, Hannah Prior, on a high-tech deep sea mission in September, as part of an expedition led by world-renowned explorer ... More >>

Trust offers Kiwis the chance to spend summer in Antarctica

Monday, 14 July 2014, 2:44 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

This summer, six intrepid young Kiwis will get the opportunity to take part in a range of life-changing environmental adventures, as part of the Sir Peter Blake Trust Blake Ambassador programme. As 2014 Blake Ambassadors, this could include spending ... More >>

Dream Team of leaders to inspire thousands of Kiwi students

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 12:41 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Around 16,000 New Zealand school students will be inspired, next week, as 2014 Sir Peter Blake Trust Dream Team leaders visit local classrooms to share their inspiring stories and lessons in leadership. More >>

Get your red socks ready for Leadership Week!

Friday, 30 May 2014, 10:23 am | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Willowbank School kids in their red socks The Sir Peter Blake Trust has issued a call to action to Kiwis to get their red socks ready for 2014 Leadership Week and to help the Trust celebrate its 10th birthday. This year’s Sir Peter Blake Leadership ... More >>

Blake Leadership Awards to celebrate 10 years of inspiration

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 10:42 am | Sir Peter Blake Trust

New Zealand’s most prestigious leadership awards will mark their 10th year of celebrating great Kiwi leaders at a glittering awards ceremony at Auckland’s Shed 10 in June. More >>

Plan for Blake Station confirmed by Minister of Conservation

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 2:55 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

The Sir Peter Blake Trust is thrilled by the Minister of Conservation's announcement today that the new scientific research station, to be built on the Subantarctic Auckland Islands, will be named for one of New Zealand's greatest leaders, Sir Peter Blake. More >>

Plans for Blake Station confirmed Ministry

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 1:46 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

The Sir Peter Blake Trust is thrilled by the Minister of Conservation's announcement today that the new scientific research station, to be built on the Subantarctic Auckland Islands, will be named for one of New Zealand's greatest leaders, Sir Peter Blake. ... More >>

Young leaders set for major Sub-Antarctic mission

Friday, 7 February 2014, 12:53 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Twelve of the country’s top young leaders are ready to depart on a major climate research expedition to the Sub-Antarctic, alongside a group of leading New Zealand marine scientists, environment and business leaders. Leaving from Auckland at 10am, ... More >>

Young Bay of Plenty scientist set for Deep Sea adventure

Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 11:00 am | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Bay of Plenty science student Rebecca Gibson is packed and ready to depart on a 25-day NIWA deep-sea science expedition, after being selected from more than 100 applicants to be a young Blake Ambassador. More >>

Student chosen for Sub-Antarctic Young Blake Expedition

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 2:56 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

The Sir Peter Blake Trust has named the 12 young leaders who will journey to the Auckland Islands in February to commence planning for a new world-leading climate change research station. More >>

Kiwi charities join forces for Red Socks Day

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 12:03 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Keeping thousands of small feet warm this winter, with Sir Peter Blake’s lucky red socks, is the dream of two high-profile New Zealand charities that are joining forces for this year’s Red Socks Day. More >>

Kiwi sporting legend to carry on Sir Peter Blake’s legacy

Friday, 5 April 2013, 12:33 pm | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Kiwi sporting legend and Olympic gold medalist, Hamish Carter, has taken up an important role with the Sir Peter Blake Trust and is looking forward to following in the footsteps of one of New Zealand’s greatest leaders and marine environmentalists. As GM Corporate ... More >>

Calling NZ’s Future Prime Ministers And Community Leaders

Monday, 4 February 2013, 11:44 am | Sir Peter Blake Trust

The Sir Peter Blake Trust, in association with Westpac, has opened nominations online for the 2013 Sir Peter Blake Young Leader Awards. More >>

Young adventurers conquer North Island and move south

Monday, 17 December 2012, 10:13 am | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Shaya Laughlin (17) from Cairns, Australia and Jeremy Basset (19) from Geneva, Switzerland have seen more of the North Island than many Kiwis – 1127km of it to be exact. More >>

Two young adventurers to cycle length of NZ

Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 11:34 am | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Two young adventurers to cycle length of NZ in support of The Sir Peter Blake Trust WHAT: Two young adventurers cycling length of New Zealand and raising funds for The Sir Peter Blake Trust WHEN: 28 November 2012 – 13 January 2013 WHERE: Cape Reinga ... More >>

 

 

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