High school students from Monivae College in Hamilton, Hamilton and Alexandra College, and Good Shepherd College participated in the first D-Force trial.

Students working in groups – analysing and discussing the fundamentals of board games
Police Sergeant Kelly McNaughton and student discussing the drug Methamphetamine and finding facts from trusted sources online. Students learn the facts from experts rather than learning about drugs on the street.
Students working in groups, supported by educators, to develop a game to ‘defend your friends’ from the drug Methamphetamine.
Monivae College created a board game to protect their friends from the drug Methamphetamine and in the process learned the facts about Methamphetamine, as well as engaging in dialogue about risk/ reward amongst other great learning in the process.
Monivae College students created rules for their game.