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
Sorry. This form is no longer available.
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.
Last updated on 16 Apr 2019