Wellington Airport Community Awards

Wellington Airport, in partnership with Wellington Community Trust and the five local councils, have joined together to recognise the valuable work of community group volunteers in the wider Wellington region.

Sixty groups will be recognised across the region, with over $50,000 in award money and prizes to be won. 

Nominations for 2021 now open 

It's quick and easy to nominate a group online. You can nominate community groups or organisations whose work is supported by volunteers, included a group you are a member of.

The award catagories are;

  • Arts & Culture
  • Education & Child/Youth Development
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Heritage & Environment
  • Sport & Leisure 
  • PLUS The Rising Star award

Council region judging and finalist announcement takes place on 24 June, and council region award winners are announced mid July.

Make your nomination