Since they were established in 1989, community boards across the country have implemented an enormous number and range of projects.
From re-establishing community services to creating new and innovative facilities and programmes, community boards have demonstrated that their valuable role in local government goes beyond advocating for their communities.
Since 2003, the Community Board Executive Committee has sponsored the Community Board Best Practice Awards to celebrate excellence in the implementation of projects in local government.
The awards aim to:
The awards take place every two years at the New Zealand Community Boards Conference.
The Community Board Best Practice Awards have a range of categories that reflect the diversity of the work community boards undertake.
Information on how to enter the Community Board Best Practice Awards.
Date updated: 23 June 2017