Applications open for Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards

10 August 2012

Applications for the 2012 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards are now open, giving young Pacific people the opportunity to have their talent and leadership potential recognised.

The four categories include:

The University of Auckland Award for Leadership – offering tuition fees at the University of Auckland of up to $6,000 per annum.

The Weta Workshop Award for Creativity – offering a paid internship at Weta Workshop.

The Air New Zealand Innovation Award – offering a place on Air New Zealand’s Aviation Institute’s first year pre-employment aircraft maintenance training programme to the value of $7,400.

The Cogita Software Award for Inspiration – offering an inspiring educational overseas trip worth up to $5,000.

In additional to the four categories, the Vodafone NZ Foundation’s Mobiles4Good Award will be launched this year.

The Award aims to recognise someone who has used mobile technology to solve a problem for their community or used mobile technology to bring a community together.

Application forms are available at – until 27 August 2012.