Nominations for the 2019 Young Achievers Awards now extended until 12 April!

If you know, live with, work with, teach or are an awesome young person aged between 13 – 18 years and LIVE IN UPPER HUTT  then nominate yourself or others for a 2019 Young Achievers award.

There are 6 categories available with $4700 of grants up for grabs including a spot on the Youthtown Winter Snow Camp.

Online nomination form goes live from 1 March and will be available on this page

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Young Achiever Awards video clip

For a video of the 2018 Young Achievers Awards, please click on the Upper Hutt Youth Facebook page here.

2019 Categories include:

Capital Training Resilience Award: celebrating an inspiring person who has overcome personal challenges. Winner receives a $500 grant sponsored by Capital Training.

Expressions Whirinaki Arts Awards: celebrating a person who demonstrates excellence and passion in the arts. This category includes all aspects of the arts. Winner receives a $1200 grant, sponsored by Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre.

Kaitiaki Award: celebrating a local leader in environmental protection. Winner receives a $500 grant.

Leadership Award: celebrating a local leader who has made a significant contribution to the Upper Hutt community. Winner receives a $500 grant.

Sports Award: celebrating a sports person with outstanding talent in their chosen sport who upholds a positive and respectful attitude. Winner receives a $500 grant.

Youthtown Manaakitanga Award: celebrating a person who demonstrates kindness, caring, and compassion towards others. Winner receives a spot on the Youthtown Winter Snow Camp kindly sponsored by Youthtown.

Mayoral Award: celebrating a person chosen by the Mayor. All finalists will be considered for this award. Winner receives a $500 grant.











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Last updated on 16 Apr 2019