TrustPower COMMUNITY AWARDS
Entries will open soon for 2015
TrustPower Clutha District Community Awards
Entries for the
Trustpower Clutha District Community Awards will open Monday 25 May 2015.
Run in partnership with
the Clutha District Council and set up as an opportunity to recognise and
thank local voluntary groups and their contributions to the community,
anyone can enter a voluntary group or organisation in the Trustpower Clutha
District Community Awards, including voluntary groups themselves.
Locals will have until 5pm on
Friday 24 July to get entries in for this year's Trustpower Clutha District
Community Awards. Entry Forms will be available from Council offices or service
centres or can be completed online at
Entry Forms will also be
able to be
received by calling Emily Beaton on 0800 87 11 11.
The awards cover five
categories; Heritage and Environment, Health and Wellbeing, Arts and
Culture, Sport and Leisure, and Education and Child/Youth Development.
Category winners receive
$500, runners-up receive $250 and the Supreme Winner will take home $1,500
and an all-expenses paid trip for two representatives to the 2015 Trustpower
National Community Awards.
Last year's Trustpower
Clutha District Community Awards Supreme Winner was Clutha Gold Trail Trust.
2014 TrustPower Clutha District Community Awards
Clutha Gold Trail
was the overall winner at the TrustPower Clutha District Community Awards
2014, which were held on Monday 15 September.
There was a total of 32
outstanding voluntary groups entered for this year's Clutha District
Tyler Ford was the winner of
the TrustPower Clutha District Youth Community Spirit Award, recognising his
passion for his school and community.
A full list of all the winners
from the TrustPower Clutha District Community Awards is below:
Heritage and Environment
Winner: South Otago Forest & Bird
Runner-Up: Tuapeka Vintage Club
Health and Well Being
Valley Rural Neighbourhood Support
Runner-Up: Cancer Society Rural Volunteers
Arts and Culture
District Settlement Support Group
Runner-Up: South Otago A&P Society
Sport and Leisure
Winner: Otago Shearing and Woolhandling
Runner- up: Milton Karate Club
Education and Child/Youth Development
Winner: Kaitangata Car Show and Run
Runner-Up: Balclutha Parents Centre
Clutha Gold Trail Trust
Winner: Tyler Ford
Civic Awards for Individuals
Bill and Sharon Bazely
Ian 'Blue' Fletcher
South Otago Search and Rescue
St John Clutha Area