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Good Citizens of Waitematā recognised

Published: 20 May 2019
  • Freemans Bay School Whānau Ata Kapa Haka rōpū performing at Waitematā Local Board Good Citizens' Awards 2019.
  • Waitematā Local Board members with Good Citizens' Awards 2019 recipients. 
  • The Auckland Street Choir performing at Waitematā Local Board Good Citizens' Awards 2019.
  • Friends and family came out to support the recipients of the Waitematā Local Board Good Citizens' Awards 2019.

More than 100 people attended an awards ceremony for the recipients of the Waitematā Local Board Good Citizens’ Awards 2019 at Auckland Town Hall in May. 

Youth, individuals and groups from the local board area received awards, with special awards given for long service to the community.

The event also featured performances by the Auckland Street Choir and the Freemans Bay School Whānau Ata Kapa Haka rōpū.

Waitematā Local Board Chair Pippa Coom says volunteers and local groups are integral to much of the good work that happens in the local board area.

“It was really fantastic to officially recognise all our recipients for their valuable contributions which make Waitematā such a great place to live,” she said.

The local board introduced its Good Citizens’ Awards in 2013 and have run the event biennially since then.

Award Recipients of Waitematā Local Board Good Citizens’ Awards 2019

RECIPIENT

CATEGORY

Luca Scott-Smith

Children and Young People

Neia Hinton

Children and Young People

Teresa Lee

Children and Young People

Nick Loosley

Individual

The Reverend Dr Lynne Frith

Individual

Liam Dargaville

Individual

David Lei Wang

Individual

Ruth Busch

Individual

Sandra Jenkins

Individual

Anne Malcolm

Individual

Brigitte Sistig

Individual

Edyta Plowman

Individual

Rohan MacMahon

Individual

I Got Your Backpack

Community Group

Asian Family Services

Community Group

UN Youth New Zealand

Community Group

David Haigh

Long Service to the Community

John Hill

Long Service to the Community

Gerry Hill

Long Service to the Community

David McGregor

Long Service to the Community

Penny Sefuiva

Long Service to the Community