This page contains information about the Whangarei Youth Awards.
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Whangarei’s Youth Awards recognise and celebrate the tremendous contribution young people make to the Whangarei District and are organised by the Whangarei District Council and the Youth Advisory Group.
There are six categories of the Awards open to anyone aged 12-24, living in the Whangarei District.
Recipients will be selected by a panel of community leaders who work with youth and the Awards will be presented at a function at Toll Stadium on the evening of Saturday 8 July.
Leadership - Rangatiratanga
Someone who leads by example to create a vision to be shared with Whangarei’s youth.
Empowerment - Whakamana
Someone who supports others to accomplish their goals in the community.
Volunteer - Kai Tūao
Someone who willingly works for the welfare of others in the community, without seeking compensation.
Team player - Kaiawhina
Someone who is part of a team and who puts others ahead of themselves so that the team achieves its goals.
Group Award - Mahi Ropu
A group that has worked together to tackle a problem identified by the community.
Change-maker - Kaihanga Rereke
A person who, through embracing diversity, has created change in their community
Do you know of a young person who is making a great contribution to their Whangarei community? Why not nominate them for an award?
Nominations will be received from Wednesday 24 May until 5pm on Saturday 17 June 2017.
Nominations can be made on-line or you can pick up a form at the Whangarei Central Library.
YAG Award Nomination Form (Online Version)
Stay up to date with information by following the Whangarei Youth Advisory Group's facebook page and the Whangarei District Council's facebook page.
For any queries please contact the Community Services Adviser: email@example.com or 09 430 4200.