The Volunteer Awards include the Civic Awards and the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards for Lower Hutt.
Hutt City Council’s annual Civic Honours Awards celebrate the amazing volunteers who make our city great.
The Civic Awards acknowledge locals who have volunteered their time to services that benefit residents or organisations in Lower Hutt.
Recipients receive a certificate and silver medal presented to them by the Mayor at Council's Volunteer Awards celebration.
There are two types of Civic Awards:
- Community Services (Civic Honour) - recognising outstanding, long-term voluntary community service
- Youth Services - recognising outstanding voluntary community service from 15-25 year olds
2020 nominations are open
To make a nomination, download the combined nomination form and guide:
You can also collect a copy of the nomination form at Council’s building on Laings Road or any Hutt City library.
If a nominee has been paid for their services they aren't eligible to be nominated for an award.
Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 3 April 2020.
For more information on nominating someone for an award, call the Mayor’s office on 04 570 6666.
Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards
The Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards (Lower Hutt) recognise the volunteer work of community groups across the city. They are presented in partnership with Wellington Airport and the Wellington Community Trust.
Nominate a community group
If you know a group doing great things in Lower Hutt, nominate them for a community award.