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Entries close 12pm Friday 14 February for the 2020 New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 12 February 2020

Sport NZ, 10 February, 2020

Every year, individuals and organisations throughout New Zealand are making outstanding contributions to enrich people’s lives through sport and recreation.

The New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, hosted and organised by Sport NZ, highlight the very best of this work, celebrating excellence and leadership in community sport and recreation.

Now is your chance to recognise an outstanding contribution from your organisation. Click here to access the Awards Application Portal.

A reminder of the award categories for 2020:

  • Event Excellence Award 
    Awarded for best practice event planning and delivery in the sport and recreation sector. 
  • Community Impact Award 
    Awarded to a project which positively impacts children, young people and their
  • Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion Award
    Awarded to an innovative initiative which supports diversity and inclusion within sport and recreation, such as access, participation, leadership and community connection. 
  • Commercial Partnership Award
    Awarded to an organisation which has formed an exceptional partnership with a commercial organisation for the benefit of sport and recreation. 
  • Future Leaders Scholarship
    Awarded to an individual, aged 40 or under, who has a proven track record of leadership and potential to make a major contribution to the sporting sector. 

Winners will be announced at the Sport and Recreation Awards dinner, to be held in Hamilton on Monday, 15 June 2020.