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Papakura Youth Awards Information pack 19 Feb 2010 - About Us

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					Papakura Youth Awards
     20 August 2010

    Information Pack



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                       Background

                       Papakura Youth Leadership Forum in conjunction with the Papakura District Council , are proud to host the 2010
                       Papakura Youth Awards. These awards give the wider community an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate local
                       youth.

                       The Papakura District Council Youth Leadership Forum was set up in 2007 bringing together youth leaders from both
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                       Papakura High School and Rosehill College to extend their talents and leadership skills. They are assisted by mentors
                       and community role models who attend the forum to support the youth leaders.

                       The youth leaders coordinate the event along side volunteers from the community. We encourage you to nominate youth
                       who you feel should be recognised for their individual and /or group achievements.

                       There are a number of ways to be involved with this special event. Please read the material provided in this pack for
                       information on how to nominate youth for different awards categories, how to be a sponsor or volunteer your time to the
                       2010 Papakura Youth Awards.
                       Award Categories
                              Academic Achievement                Sporting Achievement

                                                                   Team of the Year 2009
                               Female Scholar of the Year 2009

                                                                   Sports Woman of the Year 2009
                               Male Scholar of the Year 2009
                                                                   Sports Man of the Year 2009
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                              Arts                                Community Service and
                                                                  Leadership


                               Visual Arts Award 2009
                               Musician 2009
                                                                   Outstanding Leadership 2009
                                      individual
                                                                   Community Service 2009
                                      Band
                                                                        Individual
                               Best Performance Drama/Dance
                                                                         Group
                              2009
                                      Individual/
                                     Group
                       Rules
                       Rules that apply to all awards:



                       1.   These awards are a recognition of accomplishments and achievements from the 1 st January 2009 to the
                            31st December 2009
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                       2.   Nominees must reside within the Papakura District or currently attend a College or Club within the
                            Papakura District E.g. Papakura High School, Rosehill College, Strathallan College, Drury Christian
                            School, etc. Please contact us if you are unsure of which schools fall within these boundaries

                       3.   All nominees must have been between the ages of 13 and 18 years in the 2009 year

                       4.   Nominations must be received by the Papakura Youth Forum by the 7 th May 2010, 3pm

                       5.   Nominations received after the close off date will not be accepted

                       6.   There is no limit to how many nominations you submit for any award category, and you are able to submit
                            nominations for multiple awards
                       Award Specifications
                       Award                      Specifications for each award.                   Information to be included with
                                                                                                   nomination
                       Female Scholar of the      This award is given to an overall outstanding     Examination results
                       Year 2009                  scholar. This young woman/ young man              Attendance record
                       Male Scholar of the Year   would have excelled in all subjects taken in      Summary of attitude to learning
                       2009                       the 2009 year. Attitude to learning, behaviour   and behaviour through out 2009
                                                  and attendance will also be taken into            Background on student
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                                                  account when selecting a student for this
                                                  award.

                       Visual Arts Award          Papakura Youth Arts Competition and Art          For further information contact
                                                  Show will be co-ordinated by the Papakura        Emma Millynn (Gallery Manager)
                                                  Art Gallery and awarded at the Papakura          09 297 7520
                                                  Youth Awards.                                    gallery@papakuraarts.co.nz
                       Award Specifications
                       Award                      Specifications for each award.                       Information to be included with
                                                                                                       nomination
                       Best Performance           This award is for an individual or group of           Any recognition of performance
                       Drama/Dance - Individual   students who have excelled in their chosen            Photographs/film and background
                       or Group                   field. Performance in Drama/Dance includes:          of the specific performance/s that
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                                                  ballet, modern dance, kapa haka, cultural group      prompted this nomination
                                                  and drama/acting . Please contact us directly if     Background on individual/group
                                                  you would like to know if your nominated
                                                  individual/group fits within this category.

                       Musician                   This award is for an individual musician who          Any recognition of performance
                                                  has excelled in their field E.g. Lead vocalist,       Photographs/film and background
                                                  Composer, Conductor, Instrumentalist                 of the specific performance/s that
                                                                                                       prompted this nomination
                                                                                                       Background on individual

                       Band                       This award is for a group of two or more              Any recognition of performance
                                                  students who have excelled in their chosen            Photographs/film and background
                                                  field. E.g. Acoustics, Rock Quest, Classical,        of the specific performance/s that
                                                  Trio/Quartet, Polyfest, Pasifika Beats or a choir.   prompted this nomination
                                                                                                       Background on group
                       Award Specifications
                       Award                      Specifications for each award.                   Information to be included with
                                                                                                   nomination

                       Team of the Year           This award is for a team who have                 Any recognition of performance
                                                  accomplished outstanding results in their         Photographs/film and background
                                                  chosen sport. All team sports are eligible for   of the specific team performance/s
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                                                  nomination.                                      that prompted this nomination
                                                                                                    Background on team

                       Sports Woman of the Year   This award is given to a young woman/young        Event participation
                       Sports Man of the Year     man who achieved at the highest levels in         Results achieved
                                                  2009 in his/her chosen sport. His/her chosen      Any recognition of performance
                                                  sport could be an individual one or part of a     Background on nominee
                                                  team.
                       Award Specifications
                       Award                    Specifications for each award.                   Information to be included with
                                                                                                 nomination
                       Community Service –      This award is for an individual/group who         Tell us your story about this
                       Individual               have demonstrated commitment and service         youth/group
                       Community Service -      to the Papakura community in 2009. You can        Describe the service rendered
                       Group                    nominate an individual/group for ongoing          Any recognition of this service
                                                service or for a one off event that has           Background on nominee/s
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                                                enriched the lives of Papakura residents or
                                                an individual act that made a positive
                                                difference in the lives of Papakura residents.

                       Outstanding Leadership   This award is for an individual who has           Describe the leadership
                                                demonstrated outstanding leadership              demonstrated
                                                through action, skill and ability. Their          Any recognition of this leadership
                                                leadership will have resulted in positive         Background on nominee
                                                outcomes for recipients.
                       Nomination Process
                       Step One:

                       Read through the awards categories this year and establish, through the criteria any individual or group that
                       you would like to nominate.



                       Step Two:
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                       Fill in the nomination form included in this pack and send it to

                       Papakura Youth Awards 2010
                       C/- Sandra Renata
                       Community Development
                       Papakura District Council
                       Private Bag 7
                       Papakura

                       Or email your nomination to
                       srenata@papakura.govt.nz




                                              Nominations must be received by 3.00pm on the 07 May 2010.
                       Nomination Process continued
                       Step Three:

                       Each nomination received will be checked to make sure it meets all of the criteria specified. Once your
                       nomination has been checked we will send you (the nominator) an acceptance/decline letter for each
                       nomination received. If you have not received this letter by the 21 May 2010 please contact us directly as we
                       do not want to miss any nomination for any award. A separate letter will be sent to each nominee letting them
                       know they have been nominated for an award and in which category the nomination is in.
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                       Step Four:

                       The judging panel will meet to go through and decide the winner for each award. The judges’ decision is final.



                       Step Five:

                       Recipients receive their awards at the Papakura Youth Awards evening to be held on the 20 August 2010 at
                       The Hawkins Theatre.
                       Judging Panel and Important dates
                       There are five members of the judging panel plus a facilitator.



                       Member One:                A youth representative from the Papakura District Council Youth Forum

                       Member Two:                A youth representative from the Papakura District Council Youth Forum

                       Member Three:              Papakura District Councillor
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                       Member Four:               One of our sponsors

                       Member Five:               Expert in category (these may be different people for each category
                                                  depending on expertise)

                       Facilitator:               Lee Renata



                       Important dates:

                       Nominations accepted: 28th February 2010 - 7th May 2010

                       Award recipients selected: 28th May 2010

                       Recipients receive their awards: 20th August 2010
                       Becoming a Sponsor
                       How can you help?

                       There are four ways in which you can support the Papakura Youth Awards.

                               1.    A financial donation towards the cost of the awards evening

                               2.    Payment of an individual award which includes the cost of the award and the engraving with the
                                     recipient’s name on it. The donation required for this type of sponsorship is $148.00 (GST
                                     inclusive).
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                               3.    A financial gift to go with a particular award. The donation suggested for this type of sponsorship
                                     is anything up to $200.00

                               4.    A gift or voucher to go with a particular award. A gift or voucher has no financial limit and is at
                                     your discretion

                       Before sending your donation please contact Jan Piahana on (09) 295 2329 to confirm the award you wish to
                       sponsor is still available. Any financial contributions can be sent directly to:


                       Papakura Youth Awards 2010
                       C/- Jan Piahana
                       Papakura District Council
                       Private Bag 7
                       Papakura
                       Becoming a Sponsor continued
                       How will we support our sponsors?



                       1.   In all our promotional material and advertising your company logo will be displayed. If you are an
                            individual we will acknowledge you in the most appropriate way possible.
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                       2.   If you have promotional posters, stands or anything else you use to promote your business we will display
                            them on the awards night

                       3.   We will include promotional material with all communications to nominators, nominees and their families

                       4.   We may ask you to present an award on the 20 th August 2010

                       5.   Most of all we extend our heart felt thanks to you for supporting the youth of Papakura

				
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