VYA Youth Awards

poster advertising youth Awards on 30 August

We will be celebrating our Volunteer Youth Awards on 5 July, 2019. This free event is open to everyone to come along and celebrate the great things young people are doing in our community. The 2019 event will be held at Kaimai Cheese Cafe in Waharoa. Doors open at 6.30pm and the event starts at 7pm. This is a free event and anyone is welcome to attend. 

New this year the the Mayoral Wild Card award. The recipient is chosen from among every nominee and will be awarded two tickets to the Festival for the Future workshop in Wellington and two return airfares (student and adult fares).     


- Music/Arts

- Ngati Haua Iwi Trust Cultural Contribution

- The Boltholder Entrepreneur and Innovation 

- O-Del-Emz Overcoming Adversity 

- Employee

- Fonterra Environmental

- Mayoral Wild Card - recipient selected from every nominee  

We would like to thank all our sponsors, judges and community groups who are helping bring this event together. 

Nominations have closed and judging is underway.