Below is some useful information and frequently asked questions about the awards. Please ensure that you read through below to avoid any disappointment. You can also email us at if you have any questions.

Who's Eligible?

The WelTec Hutt City Youth awards have been established to recognise young People in Hutt City. In order to qualify, the nominee:

  • Needs to be able to demonstrate a strong connection to Hutt City which could include (but not limited to)
    • Live in Hutt City; and/or
    • Go to a school or educational facility in Hutt City; and or
    • Be nominated for an activity which is based in Hutt City
  • Be aged between 12-21 inclusive on 23 October 2018

How do I nominate?

There are a number of ways that you can nominate someone for the awards.

The easiest way to submit a nomination for the awards is via this website. Simply head to our nomination page and fill out the required fields. If you want to send any supporting documents with your application, these can also be uploaded.

You can also fill out Word Document and email this back to is at along with any supporting documentation.

If you prefer to send a physical copy, you can do so by completing the application form and by sending it to Hutt City Youth Awards, PO Box 30450, Lower Hutt, 5040.

I’m unsure about something, can I talk to someone?
Of course! If you are still unsure about anything or want to check whether you are eligible, you can either:
Phone: 04 566 8580

Do the winners receive anything?

Thanks to the financial support of our sponsors, we are proud to award all winners a cash prize of $500 on top of an official certificate that will be presented at the award ceremony.

When do nominations close?

In order for our judging panel to meet and consider all of the applications, all nominations including any supporting documentation that you wish to send in must be received no later than 5pm on 28 September 2018.

When is the awards ceremony?

The awards ceremony will be taking place on 25 October 2018 at WelTec in Lower Hutt