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Walking School Bus Month Walking School Bus Month

Join in the fun and win super cool prizes. During March, Walking School Buses across the Auckland region will be celebrating everything that's cool about walking to school.


Walking School Bus Month - 1 to 31 March 2021

Walking School Bus 2021.

Walking School Bus Month is here, and we have a whole bunch of exciting missions for you and your WSB to take part in.

At COVID Alert level 3, you can continue to participate in WSB month missions within your family bubbles and going for a walk locally in your neighbourhood. Check out your area WSB Facebook pages for regular updates and new missions every Friday. Don’t miss out.

Join your area Walking School Bus Facebook Group so you can be in to win some great prizes.

Download the Walking School Bus Month 2021 poster (PDF 432KB).

If you are happy to be filmed and/or photographed by Auckland Transport and the media, each child will require a consent form completed by their parent or guardian.

Download the Auckland Transport consent form (PDF 620KB).


Missions


Find out more about the exciting missions we have planned.

Check out your area FB page every Friday for new missions for following week to choose from. Participate by choosing any mission and submit your entries to win awesome prizes every week.

There are Auckland Zoo family passes, Motat Family passes, Countdown vouchers, Tom and Jerry movie prizes to be won.

How to enter

  • Join our closed regional Walking School Bus Facebook group so you are prepared and kept updated Get your phone/camera ready for each day
  • Submit your photo in comment section of the promotion in your closed regional Walking School Bus Facebook group, include the name of your school and your Walking School Bus name
  • Easy as that, you are in to win
  • There will be four winners (one per area) randomly drawn every week from 1st March to 28th March 2021, so don’t miss out.

Terms and conditions apply.


Safety audit

Submit your completed hazard ID check and go in the draw to win one of 4 x Family Passes to the Maritime Museum.

  • Entry is open to all Walking School Bus coordinators living in the Auckland Council region
  • One entry per walking school bus route
  • Competition opens 7am Monday 1 March 2021 and closes 10pm Wednesday 31 March 2020
  • One winner will be chosen randomly from each region from all eligible entries. There are 4 prizes in total to be won.

How to enter

Submit your completed WSB safety audit form to WalkingSchoolBus@at.govt.nz. during the Promotional Period.

Download the WSB safety audit form (PDF 333KB). All eligible entries will go into the draw to win one of 4 x Family passes to the Maritime Museum.

Terms and conditions apply.


Start a new Walking School Bus

Start a new Walking School Bus during Walking School Bus Month and you could win one of 4 x $100Prezzy cards.

All new Walking School Buses started during Walking School Bus Month (made up of at least two primary school children from different families and one adult) will go into the draw to win:

  • Entry is only open to all new prospective Walking School Bus volunteers living in the Auckland Council region.
  • One entry per walking school bus route.
  • The Walking School Bus ratio is 1 adult to 8 children. Pre-school children who are walking are included in the ratio, however pre-school children in pushchairs are not.
  • Competition opens 7am Monday 1 March 2021 and closes 10pm Wednesday 31 March 2021.
  • One winner will be chosen randomly from all eligible entries.

Learn how to start a new Walking School Bus or find out how a Walking School Bus works.

How to enter

Entries for the Start a new Walking School Bus competition are to be emailed to walkingschoolbus@at.govt.nz. All eligible entries will go into the draw to win one of one of 4 x $100Prezzy cards.

Terms and conditions apply.


Most innovative idea to increase growth on a Walking School Bus

Come up with an innovative idea to help grow a walking school bus. Any idea is a good idea and it could be applicable for any WSB in the Auckland region.

If you come up with an idea during Walking School Bus Month, you will go in the draw to win one of 4x $100 Prezzy cards.

  • Entry is open to all Walking School Bus coordinators living in the Auckland Council region.
  • One entry per walking school bus route.
  • Competition opens 7am Monday 1 March 2021 and closes 10pm Wednesday 31 March 2021.
  • One winner will be chosen randomly from each region from all eligible entries. There are 4 prizes in total to be won.

How to enter

Entries for the Innovative idea to increase growth on a WSB competition are to be emailed to walkingschoolbus@at.govt.nz. All eligible entries will go into the draw to win one of 4x $100 Prezzy Cards.

Terms and conditions apply.

Find out what you need to know about starting a Walking School Bus.


Thank you to our Walking School Bus Month sponsors: Maritime Museum, MOTAT, Auckland Zoo, Countdown, More FM and Warner Bros.