Volunteer Community Awards

Volunteer Marlborough, in partnership with Marlborough District Council hosts the annual Volunteer Community Awards - this is our chance to recognise volunteer groups making a valuable contribution in the community, and collaborating or partnering with other groups for the same benefit.

Why nominate?
Volunteer Marlborough's Volunteer Community Awards are a wonderful opportunity for the community to come together to recognise the contribution and achievements of outstanding volunteers and organisations.

Who can you nominate?
Any not-for-profit group or organisation working in the interests of the community may be nominated. The awards recognise past and current achievements, acknowledging the role of volunteers in the governance and delivery of services.

Who can make a nomination?
Any community organisation in the region can nominate - you do not need to be a member of Volunteer Marlborough.


  • Arts, Culture & Heritage
  • Environment & Conservation
  • Sport & Recreation
  • Child/Youth Development
  • Community Social Services

How do you nominate?
Nominations are complete online and open in May each year.
Nominations must be completed online at: https://www.marlborough.govt.nz/our-community/grants-and-awards/marlborough-community-awards?ed-step=1