Award Prizes

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Please note: nominations for the 2016 Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards have closed. 

Air New Zealand Leadership & Inspiration Award (supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

The Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards has teamed up with Air New Zealand and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade to offer a once–in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit Geneva.

The winner of the Air New Zealand Leadership & Inspiration Award will have the chance to attend one of two international conferences and witness leadership on the global stage.

*Please note an itinerary will be drafted to suit the winner. Timing and availability will determine which leaders the winner meets during his or her visit. The trip must be undertaken in 2017. Please see Air NZ Terms and Conditions.


Ako Aotearoa STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Award

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The successful entrant will win a paid internship to the value of $10,000 at a tertiary institution that they are enrolled in. The recipient will work as a teaching and research assistant for Ako Aotearoa for one semester in 2017 and be involved in a range of activities to inspire and support Pacific youth to follow STEM-related career opportunities.

 

Government Communications Security Bureau Sub-Category STEM Award

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The successful entrant will win $10,000 cash to go towards a tertiary institution that they are enrolled in.  

 

BNZ Commercial & Corporate Award

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The winner of this category will receive a four month paid internship commencing February 2017, within BNZ’s Corporate & Commercial Banking Team based in Highbrook (Auckland).  During the internship, you will be supported by a mentor, and you'll get to work with and learn from some incredibly talented and supportive people.

 

Creative New Zealand Arts & Creativity Award

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The winner of this category gets $10,000 to fund a paid internship or residency with a New Zealand arts organisation or put towards an approved arts project.*

* The Ministry will need to agree on how the prize money is spent

 

 

Deloitte Business & Enterprise Award
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The winner will have a paid internship at Deloitte over the 2017/18 summer.

 

Auckland Council Community Star Award

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The successful entrant will win a paid three month internship to the value of $10,000.

 

 NZIS (NZ Institute of Sport) Sports & Fitness Award

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NZIS is awarding three scholarships valued at approximately $18,000 total (each award is worth $6,000 for one year of tuition fees and course related costs).* The Awards can be taken up in the NZIS campus of each Awardee’s choice (Wellington, Christchurch or Auckland).