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The Christchurch City Civic Awards

The Christchurch City Civic Awards

Each year the Christchurch City Council Civic Awards honour individuals and organisations whose achievements and contributions have been of significant benefit to the city. The awards recognise the finest examples of public service in a range of civic endeavour

This year 13 individuals and two corporations were honoured by Mayor Bob Parker at a civic reception at the Christchurch Town Hall on 8 December.

Nominations for the awards were in the categories of recreation, youth activities, social welfare, educational services, cultural affairs, religious studies or any other substantial service, usually of a voluntary nature, that helps to further the vision of Christchurch outlined in the Council's long-term community plan.

Audio and text of the citations for each recipient are available at the Council website at http://www.cccgovt.nz/cityleisure/communityservices/ChchCivicAwards/ind ex.aspx <http://www.ccc.govt.nz/cityleisure/communityservices/ChchCivicAwards/in dex.aspx>

The Recipients

B.J. Clark - Services to Veterans

Allan Rutherford - Adult Education and Computer Literacy

Patrick Creasey - Contributions to Public Safety

Lorraine Sheppard - Scouting/Youth Leadership

Kaye Young - Contributions to Child Health and Welfare

Ralph and Joy Skjellerup - Services to Small Business and Enterprise

Gwen Kerr - Services to the Elderly

Pani Ruwhiu and Patricia Hetariki - Services to Maori Communities

Mike Carter - Contributions to Child Health and Welfare

Patrick Duggan - Services to Veterans

Ces Topp - Services to Sport (rugby)

Andrew Reese - Services to Sport

Art Brown - Contributions to Antarctic Science

Corporate award recipients

Independent Fisheries Limited

Camp Quality Christchurch


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