It’s time to announce the Nominees for the
Multiples NZ Volunteer Awards for 2021
Congratulations to everyone who has been nominated and thank you to all those who submitted a nomination.
EMERGING VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR 2021
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 multiple’s community in the future. The volunteer must be a financial member of a Multiples NZ affiliated club or Multiples NZ. Prize includes $50 cash and $100 to the winner’s local Multiples NZ affiliated club.
|Fran Eversfield||Multiples Auckland Central|
|Victoria Walshe||KāpiMana Multiples|
SUPPORT PERSON OF THE YEAR 2021
Awarded to a volunteer who has provided exceptional service by supporting a family or families with multiples in the past year. The volunteer must be a financial member of a Multiples NZ affiliated club or Multiples NZ. Prize includes $50 cash and $100 to the winners local Multiples NZ affiliated club.
|Helen Louise Johnson||Multiples Canterbury|
|Tracey Austin||Multiples Counties Manukau|
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR 2021
The nominees of the Volunteer of the Year award are made up of the award winners of the Volunteer of the Month Award. All monthly winners from September of the previous year through to the month of August will be considered as nominees for the Volunteer of the Year award (not every month will have a Volunteer of the Month winner). The Volunteer of the Year is awarded to a volunteer who has provided exceptional service for the betterment of families with multiples within their local area or nationally. The volunteer must be a financial member of a Multiples NZ affiliated club or Multiples NZ. Prize includes $50 cash and $100 to the winner’s local Multiples NZ affiliated club.
|Liz Campbell||Multiple Otago|
|Alisha Peters||Multiples Canterbury|
|Jo Austin-Smith||Multiples Auckland-Central|
|Caroline Cunninghame||Multiples Canterbury|
|Lizzie Stephenson||Southland Multiples|
|Chloe Miller||Multiples Canterbury|
|Ella Garnham||KāpiMana Multiples|
|Nicole Jane||Multiples Hawkes Bay|
|Multiples Counties Manukau
|Hayley Bomford||Multiples Otago|
COMMUNITY DEDICATION 2021
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.
|Zina Woods||Multiples Canterbury|
|Heather Ben||Multiples Counties Manukau|
|Bron Dutton||KapiMana Multiples|
|Beate Nolan||KapiMana Multiples|
CLUB OF THE YEAR 2021
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 of 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.
$300 cash prize
|Multiples Counties Manukau|
|Multiples Auckland Central|
|Bay of Plenty Multiples|