To be eligible for this award, the nominee must be aged between 15-30 years.
Nominators should consider talking about the following areas in their nomination:
Young New Zealander of the Year
Professor Cheryl De La Rey
University of Canterbury Vice-Chancellor Tumu Whakarae
“We purposefully support the development, growth and success of young people in Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to empowering young New Zealanders to make a difference as the world continues to face complex challenges. UC is pleased to celebrate these young leaders and support their success as they make a positive impact in their communities."