New Zealand Multiple Birth Association

WINNERS

 

Congratulations to everyone who was nominated and thank you to all those who submitted a nomination.

It's time to announce the WINNERS of the Multiples NZ Volunteer Awards for 2018.

The Volunteer Awards were presented at the Multiples NZ National Training Forum Gala Dinner, held in Wellington at the Brentwood Hotel on Saturday 27th of October 2018.

 

‘Emerging Leader’ Award 2018

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.

 

Placing

Name

Club

WINNER

Kelly Stockwell

Multiples Canterbury

‘Support Person of the Year’ Award 2018

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.

 

Placing

Name

Club

JOINT WINNER

Danelle Bain

Multiples Bay of Plenty

JOINT WINNER

Bron Dutton

KapiMana Multiples

 

‘Online Support Person of the Year’ Award 2018

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.

 

Placing

Name

Club

WINNER

Sophie McInnes

Multiples Canterbury

 

‘A Job Well Done’ Award 2018

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.

 

Placing

Name

Club

WINNER

Amy Dean

KapiMana Multiples

RUNNER UP

Lauren King

Multiples Bay of Plenty

 

‘Community Dedication’ Award 2018

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.

 

Placing

Name

Club

WINNER

Jaime Winklemann

Multiples Otago

 

‘Club of the Year’ Award 2018

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.

$500 cash prize

 

Placing

Name of Club

JOINT WINNER

Multiples Canterbury

JOINT WINNER

Multiples Hutt Valley