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Colgate Community Garden Challenge Vote for your school!

On this page you can vote for your nominated school to help them earn additional Garden Points in the Colgate Community Garden Challenge. 

Get involved in the Colgate Community Garden Challenge

The 2018 Colgate Community Garden Challenge is over and the winners will be announced soon! Thank you to all schools and the community for passionately recycling your used oral care products and casting your votes every day! 


Grand Prizes

There are two (2) community garden sets up for grabs, each worth over $4,000! (Total prize value: 8,158$). Each community garden set includes:

  • One (1) garden bed
  • One (1) custom-made benches
  • One (1) rubbish bin
  • One (1) $300 MITRE 10 gift voucher to buy gardening supplies

The school which accruees the most Garden Points in total (based on the weight of the total amount of shipments & total number of votes) will win a recycled community garden set.

Schools will receive 1 entry in the final prize draw for sending in at least 1 shipment for the chance to win one recycled community garden set. 

Participants are only eligible to win one (1) community garden set. 


Monthly prizes

For every month from August to November, all schools that send a shipment of oral care waste (minimum 2kg) to TerraCycle will receive 1 entry in the monthly prize draw for that month for the chance to win a prize pack of 90 upcycled pencil cases, valued at $585 per pack! (Total prize value: $2,340).

Limit of one entry in the monthly prize draw per participant per month. Participants are eligible to win one (1) pack. 

Additionally, for each approved item of oral care waste received by TerraCycle, schools will earn $0.02 to allocate to themselves or a nominated non-profit organisation. 


Rank Participant Score
1. Te Anau School - Te Anau, Southland 9640 40738
2. St Thomas's School - Auckland, Auckland 1071 27156
3. Dargaville Primary School - Dargaville, Northland 0310 17727
4. Belmont Primary School - Auckland, Auckland 0622 16904
5. Ilam Primary School - Christchurch, Canterbury 8041 16802
6. Conifer Grove School - Takanini, Auckland 2212 16482
7. Raumati South School - Paraparaumu, Wellington 5032 13542
8. Holy cross Catholic school - Henderson, Auckland 0612 13231
9. Deanwell School - Hamilton, Waikato 3206 13002
10. Tahuna School - Morrinsville, Auckland 3373 11300
12. Hokowhitu School - Palmerston North, Manawatu 4410 10726
13. Bunnies Childcare Centre Ltd - Cambridge, Waikato 3434 9854
14. The CubbyHouse - Palmerston North, Manawatu 4412 9159
15. Aokautere School - Palmerston North, Manawatu 4471 9142
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