Wellington Airport Community Awards 2017 - Upper Hutt winners

4 Aug 2017

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WELLINGTON AIRPORT REGIONAL COMMUNITY AWARD WINNERS FOR UPPER HUTT WHO WERE ANNOUNCED LAST NIGHT.

The Supreme Award went to NTrailZ!

This group of self-described average kiwi riders, build anything but average kiwi trails nearly every Sunday. They are establishing Upper Hutt as a mountain biking destination by developing a mountain bike trail and creating a mountain bike park in the Tunnel Gully area.

Art & Culture category

Winner - Happy Wanderers

Runner Up - Upper Hutt Spinners and Weavers

Education & Child / Youth Development category

Winner - Plateau School

Runner Up - Pinehaven Playcentre

Health & Wellbeing category

Winner - Upper Hutt Community Patrol

Runner Up - Upper Hutt Community Bike Drive

Heritage & Environment category

Winner - Treaty Times Thirty

Runner Up - HUHA - Helping You Help Animals

Sport & Leisure category

Winner - NTrailZ

Runner Up - Totara Park

Softball Club Rising Star Award

Winner - 4 A Better City

Runner Up - Upper Hutt Floorball Club

The winning community groups from Upper Hutt will join winners from around the region for the Regional Award finals in late October.

ABOUT THE AWARDS

Every year, Wellington International Airport, Wellington Community Trust, and the five local councils come together to recognise the work carried out by community groups in the wider Wellington region. The focus of the Awards is to celebrate volunteers for their valuable contribution to society.

Read more about the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards