TrustPower COMMUNITY AWARDS
Entries open for 2014
TrustPower Clutha District Community Awards
Entries for the
Trustpower Clutha District Community Awards opened Monday 26 May.
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 have until 5pm on
Friday 25 July to get entries in for this year’s Trustpower Clutha District
Community Awards. Entry Forms are available from Council offices or service
centres or can be completed online at
Entry Forms can also 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 2014 Trustpower
National Community Awards.
Last year’s Trustpower
Clutha District Community Awards Supreme Winner was Operation Owen.
2013 TrustPower Clutha District Community Awards
won the Supreme Award at the TrustPower Clutha District Community Awards
2013, which were held on Monday 16 September.
There was a total of 41
outstanding voluntary groups entered for this year's Clutha District
Garth Devereux from
Blue Mountain College 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
Commendation: Catlins Coast Incorporated
Runner-Up: West Otago Vintage Club
Winner: West Otago Cavalcade 2013
Health and Well Being
Commendation: Balclutha Red Cross Meals and
Meals on Wheels Drivers
Runner-Up: Clinton Lions Club
Winner: Operation Sugar
Arts and Culture
Runner-Up: Owaka Swap Shop’
Winner: West Otago Theatrical Society
Sport and Leisure
Commendation: Clutha Super Masters Games
Runner- up: Catlins Promotions
Winner: Clutha Valley Lions Club
Education and Child/Youth Development
Runner-Up: Kaitangata Car Show and Run
Winner: Clutha Valley Parent Teacher Association
Winner: Garth Devereux from Blue Mountain
Runner-up: Richard Blair from South Otago High
Civic Awards for Individuals