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2020 NWO Awards

Kei ngā uri o Tuperiri, nau mai, haere mai ki te pō tuku taonga ki te whakanui i ngā tini raukura o Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

The Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Awards are back for 2020, taking place Saturday 12 December 2020 at Eden Park, Tāmaki.

The Awards is an acknowledgement and celebration of the incredible contributions and achievements that hapū members are making within their whānau, communities and beyond.

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Tickets are available now! This year, whānau tickets are free and for non-whānau members, a small fee of $20 per person to attend. Get in quick so you don't miss out!

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Kaumātua mā!

If you are 65 years + and are a registered NWO hapū member, please contact Steve Pihema to secure your Awards ticket – stevep@nwo.iwi.nz (please note there are limited tickets).

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FAQ.

Awards Night - FAQ

What is the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Awards about?

The Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Awards is an acknowledgement and celebration of the incredible contributions and achievements that hapū members are making within their whānau, communities and beyond.

When and where is the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Awards?

The event is a formal dinner and will be held on Saturday 12 December 2020 at the Eden Park, Tāmaki from 5:30pm till late.

Who can attend the event?

All age groups are welcome to attend this year’s Awards.

How much does it cost to attend the event?

NWO Whānau admission – FREE
Non-whānau admission – $20.00pp

This year, whānau tickets are free and for non-whānau members, a small fee of $20 per person to attend. All guests can expect a 3-course meal and lively entertainment throughout the evening.

Click here to book your ticket.

Kaumātua mā ! If you are 65 years + and are a registered NWO hapū member, please contact Steve Pihema to secure your Awards ticket – stevep@nwo.iwi.nz (please note there are limited tickets).

 

Do I need to book/purchase a ticket?

Āe it is important that you book to ensure you secure a seat. If you book and are unable to make it, please make sure to contact Whai Māia.

Will there be parking available on site?

Kia mau tonu mai…

Will there be transport available?

Kia mau tonu mai…

If you have any further pātai, contact us – info@nwo.iwi.nz.

Nominations - FAQ

When do nominations open and close?

Nominations closed Sunday 15 November 2020. 

What are the Award categories?

There are 10 categories that you can nominate a hapū member, hapū group or hapū organisation for. The categories are:

  • Ko Te Reo Tuawhiti – Māori Language

A person, community group or organisation that is a champion for the revitalisation of the Māori language and culture.

  • Ko Te Wahaakiaki – Young Achiever

A young achiever is a person, community group or organisation that is an inspirational mātātahi, who is proactive in social, business and/or community activities. This person motivates and encourages others to reach their potential.

  • Ko Te Ringa Whakatupu Toi – Arts

An artistic and creative person, community group or organisation leading the way in literature, performing arts, media and/or visual arts.

  • Ko Te Tohu Āmiorangi – Environment

A person, community group or organisation that is passionate about restoring, revitalising and/or protecting the taiao – whenua ki te moana.

  • Ko Te Tohu Ōkahukura – Kaumātua Ora

A special person, community group or organisation that has made outstanding contributions over their lifetime.

  • Ko Te Ata Kāwharu – Sports

A person, community group or organisation that is a high-performing athlete who has reached the pinnacle in sporting.

  • Ko Te Tohu Whai Rawa – Business & Innovation

A person, community group or organisation that has helped improve life and/or is a resilient businessperson making a difference in the economy through their dedication and commitment to business and innovation.

  • Ko Te Tohu Whai Māia – Community

A person, community group or organisation that represents Māori groups and organisations which play a vital role in the community.

  • Ko Te Mātanga Ora – Health & Wellbeing

A person, community group or organisation that is dedicated to improving the physical, mental and/or spiritual wellbeing of people.

  • Ko Te Ringa Mātau – Education

A person, community group or organisation that is a leader making significant contribution to the development of mātauranga/education.

Who can be nominated for a Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Award?

Anyone who is a registered hapū member of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei can be nominated for an Award. If you are unsure whether they are registered, we will check the hapū registration database.

Can a non-NWO hapū member nominate a hapū member?

Yes, anyone is able to nominate a hapū member as long as the nomination is submitted by the closing date.

Can I nominate myself?

Yes, as long as you are a registered hapū member, you can self-nominate.

Can I nominate someone who is a trustee/director of any of the Boards of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei or kaimahi from Whai Māia or Whai Rawa?

Yes, you can nominate someone who is a trustee or kaimahi, however, the nomination should be for work that the person is doing outside/beyond their role within these organisations.

Will the person I nominate know that I have nominated them?

We will let them know they have been nominated but we will not disclose who has nominated them.

If you have any further pātai, contact us – info@nwo.iwi.nz.

2019 NWO AWARDS.

Take a look back at some of the highlights from our 2019 NWO Awards night.

 

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Annual General Meeting 2020.

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