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Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Community Volunteer Awards

Every two years, we celebrate the efforts of the unsung heroes and organisations that volunteer in our community. Applications for 2021 are now open and the winners will be announced at a ceremony in June 2021.

​Award categories


A person or organisation demonstrating commitment, long service and making a difference to the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu arts scene.


A person or organisation going above and beyond to make their sport, club or team a success on or off the field.

Community service (local heroes)

Individuals making a difference to the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu community.

These are our ‘good sorts’ – the people that are always there giving a helping hand when needed.

Young person making a difference

Under 18-year-olds demonstrating community service or helping their peers.

Culture and heritage

Recognising a person or organisation that demonstrates leadership and commitment to preserving, showcasing, and celebrating our māori heritage and diverse culture.


Recognising the outstanding and continuing contributions that senior volunteers make daily throughout the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu community.


Nominations close on 21 May 2021, 5pm. You can nominate people in your community by visiting our online nomination form.

Nominate now