2017 New Zealand Youth Award Recipients
Youth Enterprise Award recipients Rees Vinsen, Shandre Kushor, Andrew Tan and Ashutosh Sharma with Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye
Youth Champion Award recipients Toby Carr, Luka Wolfgram, Wesley Mauafu, Taupri Youth Group, Ella-Ruth Clifford with Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye
Youth Group Award recipients Raise Up - YMCA Auckland, Tuakau Youth Centre, CanTeen for Listen Up, Kawerau Youth Council and Handle the Jandal with Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye
Working for Youth Award recipients Princeton Jackson, Bevan Xiao and Bokyong Mun with Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye (absent: Emily Tan and Damon Lillis)
Youth with Disability Award recipients James Hollis,Andrew Scott,Shane McInroe and Jaden Movold with Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye (absent: Holly Robinson)
Giving Back recipients Leo Munro-Heward, John Chen, Nikki Wheeler, Marie Scott,Fawzan Dinnunhan and Eva McGauley with Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye
Leadership Award recients Merenia Hudson, Latham Martin, Manraj Rahi and Casey Davies-Bell with Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye
Change Maker Award (Comunity Safety) recipients Atai Afran, Alexandra Groos, Abigail Chaytor, Chevron Hassett, Nina Griffiths and Te Rau Aroha Totoro with Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye
Change Maker Award (Cultural) recipients Leah Bell, Shanara Wallace, Jianan Wu and Jo Mohan with Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye (absent: Kelly Young)
Change Maker Award (LGBTI) recipients Darcy Spraggs, Quinn Fryers and Daniel Chiou with Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye (absent: Ben Bridle)
What a truly inspirational evening! All of the official pics from last nights Awards Presentation Ceremony held at the Banquet Hall, Parliament, can be viewed and downloaded from here.
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MC Nick Rado
2017 New Zealand Youth Awards Recipients
Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye today announced the recipients of the 2017 New Zealand Youth Awards. The winners will be recognised and celebrated at a ceremony which takes place on 11 April at Parliament. Trophies and certificates will be presented by the Minister to 50 young people and groups in recognition of their commitment to young New Zealanders in their communities. She also acknowledges the many nominees for their dedication to other young people.
Read more about the award recipients here.
Judging has now been completed and the finalists will be announced at the Awards Presentation Ceremony
The Banquet Hall
Tuesday April 11, 2017
Nominations are now closed for the 2017 New Zealand Youth Awards.
Congratulations to all our nominees and, a huge thank you to all our wonderful nominators for taking the time to tell us about the young New Zealanders that our making a positive difference to their community and to the Country.
These Awards recognise and celebrate young New Zealanders who have achieved outstanding results, as well as those who have made a significant contribution towards supporting young people in their communities.
The Award categories celebrate qualities such as leadership, innovation, giving back, being a change maker, and young people who have supported youth activities in areas such as the arts, culture, sport and the environment.
Taiamai (Pep) Bracken, General Manager of youth organisation, Greater Than, on why you should nominate a young New Zealander who is making a difference! It's really quick and easy - just over 48 hours left before nominations close so don't delay!!
Nominations are closing soon.....
2017 University of Auckland Young New Zealander of the Year seeking out New Zealands Young Change Makers
Hip Hop artist Tipene Harmer asks 'who are you going to nominate?'
Banqer founder and Young New Zealander of the Year finalist, Kendall Flutey on why we should recognise our inspirational young New Zealanders.
Hurricanes Ardie Savea's call to action in support of the New Zealand Youth Awards - who are you nominating?
Duncan Mathews, Executive Director RainbowYOUTH calls for nominations particularly in his favourite category Change Maker Award (LGBTI)
Nominations are only open for a short time so don't miss your opportunity to nominate a young New Zealander who is making a positive difference.
To nominate go to http://bit.ly/1pZrQ0W
Minister Nikki Kaye announces that nominations for the New Zealand Youth Awards 2017 are now open.