Entries for the TrustPower Dunedin Community Awards to
recognise volunteer groups and organisations opened on
TrustPower spokeswoman Emily Beaton said anybody could
nominate a voluntary group or organisation.
The awards, run in partnership with the Dunedin City Council,
covered five categories - heritage and environment, health
and wellbeing, arts and culture, sport and leisure and
education and child and youth development.
Category winners got $500, runners-up $250 and the supreme
winner $1500 plus an all-expenses-paid trip for two to the
2014 TrustPower National Community Awards.
Last year's Dunedin supreme winner was the Neurological
Foundation Southern Chair of Neurosurgery.
Entry forms were avail-able from the council or from www.trustpower.co.nz/
communityawards and entries closed on March 7.
Miss Beaton said the Central Otago awards would open on
Opening dates for entries for Waitaki, Invercargill, Clutha
and Queenstown were yet to be confirmed.