Eelco Boswijk Civic Awards 2016

Recognising Nelsonians who are helping us make our city an even better place.

Thank you for all your nominations. Nominations have now closed.

Boswijk Civic Awards poster

This year’s awards will recognise individuals and organisations who are helping us achieve our goals as a community, in line with the Nelson 2060 strategy.

Created in partnership with the community, Nelson 2060 is about working towards an inclusive city, with a diverse range of residents, who can connect easily to each other and to the beautiful place we call home.

Community hero
Encouraging those who both lead and take part in community activities

Change maker
Recognising an individual who is environmentally innovative and embraces change in the business and/or the community.

Recognising an individual in the business or education fields who is thriving in a sustainable way, and educating and encouraging others to do the same.

Raising awareness of those who are caring for our natural environment through volunteer efforts.

Smart Living
Recognising those going above and beyond to reduce resource consumption and/or embracing alternatives to fossil fuels.

Community spirit
Rewarding those individuals and organisations that work to ensure resources are shared fairly and Nelsonians have their essential needs met.