Student Awards

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If you would like to nominate a student for an excellence award please complete this google form.

Awards Criteria

– Schools must be full members of the NZ Area Schools Association
– Students must have been enrolled in and attended a New Zealand Area School within the last 12
months and have attained the achievement whilst enrolled in an Area School
– Students who are nominated must be enrolled in a full member Area School in the year of
nomination and either has left school or remain enrolled in an Area School
– Schools are able to nominate students based on the criteria
– Achievements can be recognised over any field of endeavour at the highest level and could include
for example:
o NZQA Scholarship success
o National Sporting Representation
o National Cultural Achievements
o Ability to overcome barriers/hardship
– It is expected that all nominees have shown good citizenship at school and their community
– Awardees would be requested to provide a brief bio, a statement of the achievement and a
photo/video caption related to their achievement.
– From the list of nominations, the Executive will award a number of awards which fit the criteria.
– Honours awards will be published on the website and in the handbook.
Nominations Close – Friday the 14th of August 2020

Chris Brake
Tapawera Area School
2014
Taimana Ngakura-Smith
Tauraroa Area School
2015
Lance Cook
Te Waha o Rerekohu Area School
2015
Joshua Richards
Collingwood Area School
2015
Josh Allen
Hurunui College
2015
Simon Neilson
Maniototo Area School
2015
Molly Alford
Tauraroa Area School
2016
Ashleigh Smith
Maniototo Area School
2016
Yvonne Mitchell
Cheviot Area School
2016
Rhiannon Moore
Oxford Area School
2016
Mirian Clark
Hurunui
2017
Zak Hetherington
Coastal Taranaki
2017
Nathan Hawley
Murchison
2017
Rebecca Jones
Oxford Area School
2018
Jemma Gibson
Murchison Area School
2018
Megan Burns
Tauraroa Area School
2018
Alec Swan
Rai Valley Area School
2019
Harono Hokianga
TKK Kura o Takitimu
2019
Alex Darling
Roxburgh Area School
2019
Callum Fulton
Whangamata Area School
2019
Ellie Tizzard
Oxford Area School
2019