Kāpiti Award winners announced

Congratulations to the Wellington Airport Regional Community Award Winners for Kāpiti that were announced this week.

The Supreme Award went to Guardians of the Kāpiti Marine Reserve. Their passionate volunteers promote the conservation and protection of the Kāpiti Marine Reserve and surrounding environment. The Reserve is home to abundant sea life including blue moki, kingfish, seals and dolphins, along with top Dive Spots including the Hole-in-the-Wall underwater archway.

Art & Culture

Winner – Kāpiti Womens Choir

Runner Up – Ōtaki Historical Society Inc

Education & Child / Youth Development

Winner – Paraparaumu College SEAR Action Group

Runner Up – Kāpiti Youth Support One Stop

Health & Wellbeing

Winner – Ōtaki Women’s Community Club

Runner Up – Waikanae Cameo Society Incorporated

Heritage & Environment

Winner – Guardians of the Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Runner Up – Energise Ōtaki

Sport & Leisure

Winner – Kāpiti Basketball Association & Hoop Club Kāpiti

Runner Up – Ōtaki Taekwondo Club

Rising Star

Winner – Coastella

Runner Up – Arms of Angels

Winning groups now move through to the Regional Award finals in late October.