BPW NZ 2017 Awards

Helen Cook, BPW NZ Awards Chair, announced the following Awards for 2017

Alix Haywood Newsletter Award   

This award is presented at Conference to the club which is judged to have displayed the best standard of communication during the previous year, primarily through the club newsletter.

Vivien Yeung BPW NZ  yBPW presented this award to BPW Upper Hutt.  

Previous Alix Hayward Newsletter Award Winners


Anne Todd-Bell Issues Award

This Award is presented at the Conference to the BPW Club that in the previous year, has most actively pursued an issue which related to improving the status of women.

Hellen Swales BPW NZ Vice President Issues presented this award to BPW Kaitaia.  

Previous  Anne Todd Bell Award Winners


Brooker Marketing Award

This is a trophy presented at Conference each year to a Club that has been the most effective in marketing BPW NZ through an activity they have completed during the previous year.

Hellen Swales BPW NZ Vice President Issues presented this award to  BPW Hawera for their 30th Birthday celebrations, which was “An evening with Makaia Carr, Motivate Me”.  

Previous  Brooker Marketing Award Winners


Community Achievement Award (Helping Your Local Community)
Each year many BPW Clubs contribute positively for the betterment of their local communities.   This not only benefits many organisations and individuals in the communities but also recognises the involvement of BPW both locally and nationally.

This award is presented by the Federation annually and is judged on the clubs participation and .involvement with the project.  It includes both annual projects and new initiatives.

Carolyn Savage BPW NZ Immediate  Past President presented this award to  BPW Huntly for their High Tea event, fundraising for local elderly care facility.  

Previous  Community Achievement Award Winners


Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award was established at Conference 2013.

This award is not a competition but is intended to give national recognition to those members who may never attain leadership higher than club level but who  are the backbone of a club and therefore, the BPW NZ organisation.  She would be a member who:

  • who has given meritorious service in any capacity to BPW NZ at Club level for at least five years.
  • Goes that extra mile (or 10 thousand) working in the background,  enabling others to step up and move forward to higher levels.
  • Above all, demonstrates commitment to the Aims of BPW.

Lorraine Cameron BPW NZ IT Administrator presented this award to Carole Rodgers-Carroll of BPW Huntly and Districts.

Previous Distinguished Service Award Winners


 Harrison-Lee membership Award  

This Award is made annually at Conference to the club that has had the highest percentage increase in membership for the calendar year ending 31st March prior to Conference.

Sandra White BPW NZ Treasurer presented this award to BPW Gisborne who had an increase of 28.57%, representing a membership shift from 42 to 54 members.

Previous Harrison Lee Candlestick Award for Membership Winners


Pauline Gapper Nepal Literacy Award

The Nepal Prayer Lamp is awarded annually to the Club that raises the most money for the literacy programme.

Helen Cook presented this award to BPW Upper Hutt.

Previous Pauline Gapper Nepal Literacy Award Winners


 

Club Presidents Award

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 This is awarded annually by the Federation President to a Club President who has shown outstanding Leadership and ensured the health of her club, engaged with women across all sectors and continues to promote the aims of BPW. It is not a reflection on the number of members, but a reflection on the passion of the President and the women she has brought along with her on her journey.

Carolyn Savage presented this award to Leonie Sherlock from Central Hawkes Bay

Previous  Club Presidents Award Winners


Badge of Honour

BPW NZ Past President Maureen Eardley-Wilmot

Previous BPW NZ Badge of Honour Winners


50 years serving BPW BZ  Jan Bielby


Keys to Achievement Gold Awards

  • Christine Berridge
  • Lee Walter
  • Maggie Asplet
  • Ciaran Torrington
  • Janet Gibb

Badge of Honour recipient Maureen Eardly-Wilmot

Badge of Honour

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One Response to BPW NZ 2017 Awards

  1. Well done, all you great BPW stalwarts and very special women of New Zealand!.
    Dr Lena Madesin-Phillips would be so proud of you all. Thanks for carrying the bright torch of empowering women, and therefore the whole world.
    Madesin said “Make no small plans – they have no power to stir the blood!”

    Warmest regards; nga mihi nui
    Gwendolyn Needham
    http://www.inspire4life.co.nz

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