2022 Volunteer Excellence Awards - and the winners are...

26 June 2022 | Home Items

2022 Volunteer Excellence Awards - and the winners are...

Volunteering Waikato congratulates the nominees and recipients of the 2022 Volunteer Excellence Awards!

The Awards were held at The Atrium on Thursday, June 23, with 160 guests in attendance. With a total of 33 individuals and teams nominated over four categories, the judges had their work cut out in selecting this year's award recipients!

The 2022 award recipients were:

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Rachel Ralph - WINNER - nominated by the Hope Rising Farm Trust
Natasha Willison-Reardon - RUNNER UP - nominated by The Serve

LONG SERVICE AWARD

Alison Kendall - WINNER - nominated by the Order of St John
Katherine Hay - RUNNER UP - nominated by Hamilton City Council - Parks and Recreation

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR ~ YOUTH AWARD

Mackenzie Hoskin - WINNER - nominated by Insight Endometriosis
Bernadette Blithe - RUNNER UP - nominated by the Waikato District Health Board
Faisal Afendoulis - SPECIAL COMMENDATION - nominated by Taupō Riding for the Disabled Inc

TEAM EXCELLENCE AWARD

The Jubilee Care Group - WINNER - nominated by Hamilton City Council - Parks and Recreation
Good Bitches Baking - Hamilton Chapter - RUNNER UP - nominated by the Waikato District Health Board
South Waikato Health Shuttle Volunteers - SPECIAL COMMENDATION - nominated by the South Waikato Health Shuttle Volunteers Inc

Congratulations to all of the 2022 award recipients, and nominees.

You can view the photos from the event HERE...