Marlborough Volunteer Community Awards

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Marlborough Volunteer Community Awards

The Marlborough Volunteer Community Awards are a partnership between Volunteer Marlborough and Marlborough District Council to recognise volunteer groups making a valuable contribution 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 recognise past and current achievements, acknowledging the role of volunteers in the governance and delivery of services.

The judging panel will consider:

  • Effectiveness of activities / programmes/ services
  • Impact within the community
  • Volunteer input – hours and numbers
  • Numbers benefitting.


Arts, Culture & Heritage -Organisations and groups which enhance and increase participation in the arts, creative leisure activities and heritage

Environment & Conservation - Organisations and groups working to improve or revitalise the environment

Sport & 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 wellbeing of our community.

Key dates:

  • Nominations close: Monday 24 May
  • Judging Panel meets: Friday 7 June
  • Awards Night - Thursday 20 June

Nominations must be completed online at

Further information:

Lyne Reeves Community Development Advisor Ph: 03 520 7400