Volunteer Excellence Awards - and the winners are...

10 June 2020 | Home Items

Volunteer Excellence Awards - and the winners are...

Volunteering Waikato congratulates the nominees and recipients of the 2020 Volunteer Excellence Awards!

This year the Awards were delived in an online format due to the Covid-19 restrictions. Four videos were recorded, one for each Award category, and these (along with a bloopers video) were released during National Volunteer Week. You can view the videos here:

TEAM EXCELLENCE AWARD: https://youtu.be/HaW6D2XB6Sg

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR - YOUTH AWARD: https://youtu.be/P2z80G0AkDI

LONG SERVICE AWARD: https://youtu.be/L06BuSjASC0

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD: https://youtu.be/RD-phnpw75A

BLOOPERS REEL! https://youtu.be/5RuAZgB0Rzs

The 2020 award recipients were:

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Murray & Judy Bramald - WINNERS - nominated by the Department of Conservation
Julie Strawbridge - RUNNER UP - nominated by Methodist City Action
Philip Coles - SPECIAL COMMENDATION - nominated by Destination Cambridge
Glenys Wood - SPECIAL COMMENDATION - nominated by SHAMA Hamilton Ethnic Women's Centre

LONG SERVICE AWARD

Bill Hill - WINNER - nominated by the Order of St John
Bev Kay - RUNNER UP - nominated by the New Zealand Red Cross

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR ~ YOUTH AWARD

Brooklyn Wilson - WINNER - nominated by the New Zealand Red Cross
Timi Barabas - RUNNER UP - nominated by HCC Parks & Recreation

TEAM EXCELLENCE AWARD

Waikato Connect Group - WINNER - nominated by the Child Cancer Foundation
Colville First Response Group - RUNNER UP - nominated by the Order of St John
The Canine Pet Therapy Team - SPECIAL COMMENDATION - nominated by the Waikato District Health Board