Vote for a community changemaker
This inaugural award has been created to recognise a New Zealand individual and a project they have led that has achieved positive change with the support of philanthropic funding.
- This is a People’s Choice award, it is open to you to vote and support the person and project you would like to see win.
- The electronic voting form is at the bottom of the page, and voting closes Monday 1 May, 5pm.
- The winner will be announced on Thursday 11 May.
We’re delighted to present the following five very worthy people and projects:
Co-founders Bailey Peryman and Fiona Stewart
Cultivate Christchurch is building a network of urban farms that are powered by the next generation. Their goal is to include local schools, youth and other social programmes into the construction and production of their urban farms. Cultivate is creating a future of vitality and abundance through healthy soil, healthy food, and ultimately healthy people and communities.
Since 2002, Springboard Community Works has been empowering marginalised young people and their families with life changing principles, skills and mentors to facilitate personal transformation and connection with community.
Tiakina ō Tātou Tamariki— Keeping Our Kids Safe
Project Manager Manu Caddie
A project that empowers communities to empower themselves by getting communities to work together. To improve neighbourhood knowledge and increase sense of community.
Queenstown Trail Network
Project Manager Kaye Parker
The Queenstown Trail Network will feature over 500km of continuous trails through some of the most spectacular scenery in the world – incorporating Kawarau and Cromwell Gorges, along the Clutha River to Wanaka and in the Roxburgh Gorge. Existing Queenstown trails and the Central Otago Rail Trail will become part of this new network.
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Simply enter your name and email, and select the finalist you would like to win.
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Voting closes Monday 1 May, 5pm. 2017.
This award is sponsored by AMP Capital