To be eligible for this award, the nominee must be a regional or national community group, iwi, geographical region or collective of people – in any sector including (but not limited to) business, leadership, culture, voluntary work, disaster relief, environmental work, health, education, sporting clubs, or working with the disadvantaged.
Nominators should consider talking about the following areas in their nomination:
New Zealand Community of the Year
Mitre 10 CEO
“This Award is very dear to our hearts at Mitre 10. From Kaitaia to Invercargill, our stores are deeply embedded in and committed to supporting their local communities. The Mitre 10 Community of the Year Award celebrates the hard mahi, courage, and determination of groups and communities making a difference and leading change. Their remarkable efforts and commitment to better outcomes for Aotearoa is inspiring. We are honoured to recognise them.”