Nominations for The University of Canterbury Young New Zealander of the Year Award are open!

Anyone come to mind when you hear the words #ChangeMaker? Nominate them now for The University of Canterbury Young New Zealander of the Year Award Te Mātātahi o te Tau!

Recognising the change makers of our future, nominees should be young people brimming with the potential to produce a bright future for Aotearoa, striving across the last year to improve not only themselves but their whole community.

The judges will consider the following criteria when considering the nomination:

  • Their contribution and benefit to society
  • Initiatives demonstrated in a leadership capacity
  • The involvement in establishing and / or setting the direction of a group, organisation or cause in which they have been involved
  • Guidance, support, training and encouragement of group members
  • Effort in working toward goals
  • Commitment in terms of time / hours committed paid or unpaid
  • Commitment to their own personal development by participation in courses, forums, conventions, community activities and other training or educational opportunities nationally or globally
  • Value of contribution to their local community and / or nation or globally

Nominations are open until August 30.

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