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PORSE Multiples NZ VOLUNTEER AWARDS 2017 NOMINEES

It's time to announce the nominees for the PORSE Multiples NZ Volunteer Awards for 2017.

The winners of these awards be announced at the Multiples NZ National Conference Gala Dinner, which will be held in Auckland at the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron on Saturday 7th of October 2017.

Congratulations to everyone who has been nominated and thank you to all those who submitted a nomination. We look forward to seeing you at the Gala Dinner to celebrate all these wonderful people.

 

‘A JOB WELL DONE’ AWARD

Awarded to a volunteer who has provided exceptional service for the betterment of families with multiples within their local area or nationally. Prize includes $50 cash and $100 to the winner’s local Multiples NZ affiliated club.

And the nominees are…

Kelly Gentle

Southland Multiples

Zina Woods

Multiples Canterbury

Agnieszka Reynolds

KapiMana Multiples

 

COMMUNITY DEDICATION AWARD

Awarded to a volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution to their club or the New Zealand multiples community for at least five years regardless of their role - from committee members to those people helping behind the scenes. Prize includes $50 cash and $100 to the winner’s local Multiples NZ affiliated club.

And the nominees are…

Stacey Morunga

Multiples Counties Manukau

Lisa Olive

Southland Multiples

Aimee Johnston

Multiples Canterbury

Melanie Webster

Wellington Multiples

 

SUPPORT PERSON OF THE YEAR

Awarded to a volunteer who has provided exceptional service by supporting a family or families with multiples in the past year. Prize includes $50 cash and $100 to the winners local Multiples NZ affiliated club.

And the nominees are…

Heather Ben

Multiples Counties Manukau

Kylie Harrison

Multiples Counties Manukau

Anna Watts

Multiples Canterbury

Kelly Dunlea

Southland Multiples

 

EMERGING LEADER AWARD

Awarded to a volunteer who has stepped up and made a difference in their club or the New Zealand multiples community in their first 18 months as a volunteer (either on a committee or in a specific volunteer role e.g. starting a sub-branch, running a playgroup, being a contact person). The award highlights not only their contribution thus far, but their potential/intention to contribute to the multiples community in the future. Prize includes $50 cash and $100 to the winner’s local Multiples NZ affiliated club.

And the nominees are…

Angelika Zoeller

Southland Multiples: Queenstown Satellite

Sophie McInnes

Multiples Canterbury

Kate Browne

Wellington Multiples

Amy Dean

KapiMana Multiples

Claire Sumner-Lawry

Multiples Hutt Valley

 

ONLINE SUPPORT PERSON OF THE YEAR

Awarded to a volunteer who has provided exceptional online support via Club or Multiples NZ Facebook pages, or Twitter, or through other online communication tools such as Blogs, Instagram and/or Snapchat. Prize includes $50 cash and $100 to the winner’s local Multiples NZ affiliated club.

And the nominees are…

Morgan Lear Keen

Multiples Auckland Central

Carolyn Lister

Multiples Canterbury

Jacquelyn Collins

Multiples Auckland North

Desiree Morgan

Multiples Counties Manukau

 

CLUB OF THE YEAR AWARD

Awarded to a Multiples NZ affiliated club that encompasses all or some of the following attributes:

-Has built and/or maintains a strong sense of belonging in its members.

-There has been significant membership growth and retention of members.

-Develops and implements innovative projects that support the needs of multiple families

-Is governed by a committee that acts in the best interests its member families, understands its responsibilities and has systems in place to exercise them properly.

-Shows a willingness to share ideas and experiences at a national level.

-Grows and maintains positive relationships with the wider community, support agencies and national sponsors.

-Recovered after facing significant challenges such as dwindling membership, lack of committee or finances.

Prize includes $500 cash.

And the nominees are…

Multiples Auckland Central

Multiples Bay of Plenty

Multiples Canterbury

Multiples Counties Manukau

Multiples Hawkes Bay

Multiples Hutt Valley