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Papakura Community Volunteer Awards

Our Community Volunteer Awards celebrate the unsung heroes and organisations volunteering in our local board area.

​Nominate a volunteer

If you know a group, organisation or individual doing great things in and for the community, you can nominate them for a Papakura Community Volunteer Award.

Applications for 2020 are open until 22 February 2021.

A winner will be announced 30 March 2021.

Get a copy of the nomination form

2020 Community Volunteer Awards nomination form

Download the nomination form, scan and email it to:

You can also post your form to:

Papakura Local Board
35 Coles Crescent

Nominations forms are also available at the board office and libraries.

Award categories


A person or organisation that demonstrates commitment, long service, and makes a difference to the Papakura arts scene.


Individuals who work hard behind the scenes to ensure athletes, club members and the sports organisation they help can succeed on or off the field.

Community service (local heroes)

Individuals making a difference to the Papakura community, who always give a helping hand when needed.

Young person making a difference

Under 18-year-olds demonstrating community service or who have helped their peers.


Individuals or groups who aid the enhancement and sustainability of Papakura's natural environment through their voluntary work.


A person or organisation demonstrating leadership and commitment to preserving, showcasing and celebrating our culture and heritage.

COVID-19 special award

Individuals or groups who have made contributions through their voluntary work during the COVID-19 lockdown and recovery period in the Papakura area.