2018 NSNZ Awards

The 2018 Neighbourhood Support New Zealand Awards (NSNZ) is an opportunity for us to come together as an organisation to recognise and celebrate the invaluable support and outcomes that our members, volunteers, and partners have contributed to NSNZ and our local communities over the past year.

As a mostly volunteer run organisation, it takes thousands of individuals, schools, businesses, and groups to help us achieve our vision of creating safer, resilient and more connected communities. Know of a volunteer or partner who went above and beyond? Now is your chance to say ‘thank you’ and let them know how much their support means to us all!

The following categories have been specially created to help us recognise outstanding works and efforts from our members, volunteers, and partners who help make Neighbourhood Support New Zealand the amazing network and resource that it is.

We are looking for nominations from members that reflect innovation and enthusiasm for achieving one or more of the following criteria:

>> Dedication to promoting and / or improving NSNZ and our Member Organisations in any capacity including funding, membership, profile, campaigns, and operations
>> Positively impacting the community, other members, or neighbours through NSNZ
>> Supporting our key areas of work - safer communities, resilient communities, and / or connected communities

This year's award categories are:

 1. Coordinator of the Year

An Area Coordinator who currently works for a NSNZ Member Organisation either in a paid or voluntary capacity and consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty.

 2. Volunteer of the Year

Someone currently volunteering for a NSNZ Member Organisation (i.e. street contact, committee member, etc.) who has provided outstanding service.

 3. Project of the Year

A project run by a NSNZ Member Organisation which achieved a positive outcome.

 4. Partner of the Year

An organisation (i.e. business, school, government agency, or other community organisation) who has worked effectively with a NSNZ Member Organisation.

 5. Champion of the Year

An individual or group who has worked hard to promote and support the Neighbourhood Support message this year.

Awards will be presented at our AGM which will be held this year on October 31st, 2018 at the West Plaza Hotel in Wellington, NZ.

To learn more about the Awards click here.

To complete a nomination click here.



Neighbours Day Aotearoa 'What's Happening At Your Place' Photo Competition 

The draw has been made and the lucky winners are....the Cooper Crescent residents from Otara who received a personal safety bracelet kindly donated by Safelet NZ. Congratulations!

Check out the video and photos below to see what the Cooper Crescent residents and our other entrants got up to on Neighbours Day 2018. 

We hope you will join with us for Neighbours Day 2019 when once again we will celebrate how rewarding taking time out with your neighbours can be. 



Cooper Cres Otara Neighbours Day

See what our winners from Cooper Crescent in Otara got up to for Neighbours Day 2018

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