The nominations for the Recognyz Youth Awards 2012, which showcase the outstanding contributions that Hamilton youth aged 12 to 24 years old make to the city, are now open.
Now in its eighth year, the Recognyz Youth Awards is Hamilton Youth Council's major annual event.
The seven award categories for the Recognyz Youth Awards 2012 are:
- Manaakitanga - for community involvement and volunteering
- Youth 4 Youth - for leadership of other young people
- Innovation - for innovative and creative ideas and projects
- Dream Team - group award for community involvement and volunteering
- Beat Street - for achievement in arts, music and culture
- Kia Kaha - for overcoming adversity
- Enviro - for outstanding contributions to the environment and/or sustainability of Hamilton Nominations can be made online at hamilton.co.nz and close on November 7.
The winners will be announced on December 6 at an award function at Wintec Atrium, where entertainment will be provided by local youth performers.