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Civic Awards For City Residents

Nearly 30 Christchurch residents will receive Civic Awards at the Christchurch City Council offices tomorrow, Tuesday 28 November.

The annual awards, to individuals or groups, are in recognition of voluntary service that benefits the city and its people. Nominations were made from August and the recipients are:


Eleanor Bissell for services to the environment.
Vesta Boswell for services to Pryde, an organisation working in drug education.
Stuart Buchanan for services to music.
Alan Burlton for services to Schizophrenia Fellowship.
Jean Carr for services to Christchurch Hospital.
Ronald Cormack for services to mediation and churches.
John Downey for services to radio and movie making.
Margaret Fowler for services to horticulture.
Mona and Colin Hampton for their work in social services at the Oxford Terrace Baptist Church.
Lin Hillier for services in the New Brighton area in various spheres.
Brian Lee for service to the Canterbury Volunteer Centre and other work.
Vera Livingstone for services to horticulture.
Mabel McClelland for services to Orana Park.
Jessie and Cyril O'Neill for services to life-saving activities and various other works.
Malcolm Ott for providing his professional services to various organisations over 50 years.
John Patterson for services in the employment area.
Constance Payne for her charity work and as a blood donor.
Mike Peters for services to the environment.
David Pierce for his work with the Templeton Centre and other chaplaincy work.
Haydn Rawstron for his services to Canterbury through the arts, especially from Britain.
Sam Roberts for work at Orana Park.
Eric Rowe for services to athletics.
Peter Seymour for his work in the New Brighton area.
Maurice Staunton for services to horticulture.
Graham Tapper for services to those with disabilities.
Gerald Ward for various services including work on the Port Hills.
Cora Zuppicich for services in the St Matthew's Parish, Bryndwr.
Sumner Surf Life Saving Club for services to the community and Supergrans for teaching home skills.


Each recipient will receive a certificate and a medallion from the Mayor, Garry Moore.

Further information: Dave Adamson: 371 1775.


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