Marlborough Community Awards
The Marlborough Community Awards are a partnership between Volunteer Marlborough and Marlborough District Council to recognise volunteer groups making valuable contributions in the community and collaborating or partnering with other groups for the same benefit.
Any not-for-profit group or organisation working in the interests of the community may be nominated.
The awards are to recognise past and current achievements acknowledging the role of volunteers in the governance and delivery of services.
Nominations must be made by completing the online form. Please note, you are able to nominate your own organisation/group.
- The judging panel will consider the following factors:
- Effectiveness of activities/programmes/services
- Impact within the community
- Volunteer input - hours and numbers
- Numbers benefiting
Arts, Culture and Heritage - organisations and groups which enhance and increase participation in the arts, creative leisure activities, and heritage
Environment and Conservation - organisations and groups working to improve or revitalise the environment
Sport and Recreation - organisations and groups working to increase participation and enjoyment in physical sport, leisure activities, and recreational pursuits
Child/Youth Development - organisations and groups working to improve and enhance the educational and social development of children and young people
Community Social Services - organisations and groups working to improve and enhance the health and social well-being of our community
The Marlborough Community Awards 2022 took place on 2 November 2022.
The winners were the following:
Arts, Culture and Heritage
1st - Marlborough Arts Society
2nd - Renwick Museum
Environment and Conservation
1st - Repair Cafe Blenheim
2nd - Picton Dawn Chorus
Sport and Recreation
1st - Marlborough Kaikōura Trail Trust
2nd - Box on Boxing
1st - Anyone Can Read
2nd - Marlborough Youth Trust
Community Social Services
1st - School Start First Impressions Marlborough
2nd - Te Kotahi o Te Tauihu Charitable Trust
2nd - Hope Walk Blenheim
The Blue Door
Creative Kids Trust
Special Recognition for 50 years of Service
Marlborough Riding for the Disabled - 50 years of Service
Congratulations to all the recipients of these awards.