Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Youth Week Awards 2016 Call for Nominations

Youth Week Awards 2016 Call for Nominations


Nominations close on 18 April for the Youth Week 2016 Awards.

The Youth Week 2016 Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions that young New Zealanders make to our community, and through the Youth Champion Award those that have made a significant impact on young people.

Recipients of a Youth Week 2016 Award will be announced by Hon Nikki Kaye, Minister for Youth, during Youth Week held between 21st and 29th May 2016.

Nominations are being sought for exceptional young New Zealanders aged between 12 and 24 in the following categories:

Change Maker - LGBTI

For young people who have created positive change in, or for, the LGBTI community.

Change Maker - Cultural

For young people who have created positive change to foster cultural understanding in their community.

Change Maker - Community Safety

For young people who have created positive change, resulting in a safer environment for young people in their community.

Leadership

The Leadership Award will be awarded to a young person who has demonstrated their leadership in a project or organisation.

Giving Back

The Giving Back Award will be awarded to a young person whose actions address a current need and have had a significant impact on their community.

Working for Youth

The Working for Youth Award will be awarded to a young person whose actions specifically support other young people in areas such as (but not limited to) the arts, culture, the environment or sport.

Youth with Disability

The Youth with Disability Award will be awarded to a young person with a disability who has made significant contribution to the disability sector and/or their community.

Youth Group

The Youth Group Award will be awarded to a group of young people who have made significant contribution to their community in areas such as (but not limited to) the arts, culture, the environment or sport.

Youth Champion

The Youth Champion Award will be awarded to an individual or an organisation who has made significant contribution to young people in areas such as (but not limited to) the arts, culture, education, the environment, health, research or sport.

Youth Week 2016 Awards will be awarded to up to five recipients in each of the above categories.

Any member of the public can nominate through completing the online nomination form at www.nzyouthawards.org.nz

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Kakī: World’s Rarest Wading Bird Released In Mackenzie Basin

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says the birds will add to the 60 released into the Tasman valley earlier this month, significantly boosting the wild population. More>>

ALSO:

IHC Tribute: Colin Meads

"While Colin is best known for rugby, to us he is one of a small number of distinguished IHC New Zealand Life Members recognised for their significant support for people with intellectual disabilities," says IHC Chief Executive Ralph Jones. More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis Review: Tilting at Turbines - The Trip to Spain

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have now both broken the Big Fifty barrier, which seems to have brought a whole new level of angst to their midlife adventures ... More>>

Review: A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has accepted the challenge of this heart-touching tragedy and largely succeeded. More>>

ALSO:

NZ's First Male IAAF Gold: Tom Walsh's Historic Shot Put Victory

Although feeling very sore but with a great feeling Tom Walsh took his place as number one on the victory dais to receive his much deserved gold medal. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Q&A: Hard To Find Books

"Unfortunately we are in crisis and this friendly dinosaur faces extinction… Our only hope is to try and raise funds to buy the building and restore it to its glory, either fully funded or with a viable deposit." More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland