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How to enter

How to enter

You can submit as many entries as you wish, however, each entry should relate to a single category only and specifically address the purpose of that category. The judges may transfer entries into a different category if they feel this is appropriate.

Applications must be on the appropriate community board award form.  Additional information, such as photos or a PowerPoint presentation, can be attached.

Each application should include all the relevant information relating to your application. 


What information to provide:

  1. the name of the project
  2. the Community Board and parent Council
  3. a contact person's name, address, telephone numbers/s, fax number and email address (if available)
  4. the category and how the entry meets this category
  5. brief description of how the initiative was implemented and what was achieved
  6. period during which the initiative was undertaken
  7. who was involved in the initiative (including local government agencies, community organisations, businesses, individuals, etc) and how you got them involved
  8. brief estimation of the total initiative's cost, how the finance was achieved (eg rates, grants, etc) and any cost savings
  9. brief explanation of improvements in service quality and/or other benefits
  10. information on lessons learned, including barriers encountered, what you would do differently next time, and how the initiative might be useful to other Community Boards

 
Send your entry to
Admin at LGNZ PO Box 2014 or send to mike.reid@lgnz.co.nz

Closing date for entries
5.00pm Friday 17 March 2017. No late entries will be accepted. 

Judging process
All applications will be reviewed by the Conference Judging Panel.

Announcement of the winners
The Awards will be announced and presented at the Conference Dinner on Friday 12 May 2017 and in order to promote best practice in the functioning of Community Boards and to foster the exchange of best practice and innovation, winning entries will be featured on the LGNZ website.

Showcasing best practice
To promote best practice in the functioning of Community Boards and to foster the exchange of best practice and innovation, winning entries will be featured on the LGNZ website.

Please Note: By entering the awards you are agreeing to the publication of your entry.

To download the application form, click here.

Date updated: 23 June 2017