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. Application here>>>
Anne Todd 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 Issues 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”.
Winners application Hawera Brooker Marketing Award 2017
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.
Background to application: Huntly and Districts Community Achievement 2017 – High Tea 2016
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.
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.
Pauline Gapper Nepal Literacy Award
The Nepal Prayer Lamp is awarded annually to the Club that raises the most money for the literacy programme.
Club Presidents Award
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.
Previous Club Presidents Award Winners
Badge of Honour
Previous BPW NZ Badge of Honour Winners
Keys to Achievement Gold Awards
- Christine Berridge
- Lee Walter
- Maggie Asplet
- Ciaran Torrington
- Janet Gibb