Outstanding Community Service Awards

There are lots of people who work quietly away with little recognition to make our communities better places to live. We recognise their valuable contributions through the Outstanding Community Service Awards.

How often


Time of year

Nominations close 30 June each year.


These are invited from the public. Nomination forms are available from all Council Offices and Libraries and give an outline of the type of information you need to include.

Outstanding Community Service Award Nomination Form (pdf, 47 KB) (pdf, 196 KB) 


Nominees must be residents of Tasman District to qualify. They must have been involved in a range of voluntary activities that have benefited their community for 20 years or more. NOTE: Fire Service Personnel must have served 35 years to be eligible.

Outstanding Community Service Award Guide (pdf, 5.1 MB)

Selection process

A committee comprising the Mayor and other members of Council meets to evaluate the nominees and their contributions. These awards are presented at a special ceremony with the Mayor.

Further information

For more information please contact us 

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