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Blake Leadership Awards to celebrate 10 years of inspiration

Blake Leadership Awards to celebrate 10 years of inspiring Kiwi leaders


Last chance to nominate for New Zealand’s most prestigious leadership awards

New Zealand’s most prestigious leadership awards will mark their 10th year of celebrating great Kiwi leaders at a glittering awards ceremony at Auckland’s Shed 10 in June.

New Zealanders wishing to enter a nomination for the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Awards are encouraged to get their submissions in quickly though, with just over one week to go until nominations close on Friday, March 14.

The Sir Peter Blake Leadership Awards recognise six of New Zealand's top leaders, aged between 25 and 45, who are often up and coming or emerging leaders. After receiving a Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award they are welcomed into an unrivalled network of New Zealand’s most exceptional business, sporting, arts and community-focused talents to help them continue their journeys to become top New Zealand leaders. Past Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award winners have included All Blacks Captain Richie McCaw, KidsCan CEO Julie Chapman, Northland GP and New Zealander of the Year Lance O’Sullivan and entrepreneur Derek Handley.

Rachel Taulelei, CEO and Founder of sustainable seafood distributor Yellow Brick Rd, received a Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award in 2012 and says of winning the award:

“As a Blake Leader you’re given a tap on the shoulder tantamount to, “we like what you have done so far but we think you can do more, ”and with that faith, and a gentle nudge, you do,” she says.

“The Sir Peter Blake Trust is invested in our future and they do some incredible work with young leaders, an area that I am also extremely passionate about. So it’s a privilege to be part of this amazing organisation and a network of leaders who are committed to achieving great things for New Zealand,” adds Ms Taulelei.

Sir Peter Blake Trust CEO Shelley Campbell and a winner of a Leadership Award in 2007 says:

“It’s fantastic to see the nominations that we receive from right across New Zealand for the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Awards each year and the talent and commitment to communities displayed by Kiwis in all corners of the country. In Leadership Award nominations we are looking for individuals who, like Rachel and Sir Peter, have displayed determination and a will to succeed. Blake Leaders should also have the ability to build and lead successful teams, show integrity and empower their teammates to help achieve their goals.

“While Blake Leaders are usually aged between 25-45 years old, outstanding nominations outside this range may also be accepted,” adds Ms Campbell.

Nomination forms are available online now at www.sirpeterblaketrust.org until March 14, 2014. Up to six Leadership Awards are presented alongside The Blake Medal, which recognises a New Zealander who has made an outstanding contribution to the country.

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