Surge 40 Hour Challenge Noho – Friday 21st – Saturday 22nd June

This year World Vision’s 40 Hour Challenge is raising funds for Timor-Leste, a small island country North of Australia in Indonesia.
They will support regreening in this area to reduce the impacts of climate change and raising sea levels. To support this kaupapa, we'll be working with local council and support regreening / planting in our community as a fundraiser for World Vision.
To make it more of an event for our rangatahi we thought it would be a cool idea to have a noho together the night before as it's a great point of connection and hope to use this space to do some team bonding as well.

We have limited spaces available so register quick!

Click on 'Download our Latest Brochure' for more info & 'Register Online' to register for the noho.

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12 Jun 2024

We’ll start with our usual Surge programme at 7PM and continue on afterwards. Spend the night at the YAT building before heading out to do planting in our local community on Saturday Morning.
We’ll finish at 1PM on Saturday at our Seafield Building – 71 Beresford Street. Our offices and programmes are located at Grace Vineyard Church, 111 Seaview Road, New Brighton.

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided on Saturday. To make sure we are able to cater for everyone’s dietary needs, can you ensure your young person’s details are up to date on Aimyplus.

TIMELINE (estimated)
7PM – 9PM: Usual Surge Evening
9PM – 9:30PM: Bed set up
9:30PM – 11:30PM: In house movie
11:30PM: Bedtime
8AM: Wakeup
9AM: Breakfast
9:30AM: Team building activity
10AM-12PM: Community planting project
12:30PM: Lunch
1:30PM Finish


  • Something to sleep on (sleeping mat, air bed, stretcher etc)
  • Bedding (pillow & sleeping bag / blanket)
  • Appropriate clothes for gardening
  • Toiletries
  • Pyjamas and warm clothes (waterproof jacket)
  • Personal medication (will need to be handed into staff, and a form filled out when you arrive)
  • Shoes for outside
  • Gardening gloves (if possible)
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks (our programmes are nut free)

We will be staying in our youth space noho style. Everyone will be in the same room, with boys and girls on separate sides of the room. We will have a minimum of 4 staff present, maintaining a 1:5 ratio staff to rangatahi. Leaders will be positioned within the room and by the doors and will be taking ‘shifts’ to supervise the group overnight. If you have questions or concerns, please get in touch with us. /

As this kaupapa is in support of World Vision’s 40 Hour Challenge, we’re wanting to keep costs as low as possible. This event will be free for all rangatahi!
We do have a team page with World Vision, in which donations can be made to our team – however if your young person wants, they are able to make their own page and be added as a member of our team so their individual donations will be counted in our team’s total.
If possible, it would be great if you or your young person could contribute a koha to our fundraising efforts. You can do this through our page at the link below!

Register via this link:
Download the info sheet: 40 Hour Challenge Info Sheet