Spirit of the Wakatipu


Tiaki o Tahuna

To Care for the People and the Place of Queenstown


The Spirit of the Wakatipu Awards are an opportunity to recognise and celebrate those individuals, organisations, groups and corporate entities who put their hand up and contribute in a philanthropic way to the Wakatipu community and who hold true to the values that collectively define what is unique about the place we call home.

Help us recognise and celebrate those individuals, groups and organisations who care for the people and the place that is the Wakatipu by
nominating them for a Spirit of the Wakatipu Award.  

Nominations close July 31.


In recognition of the diverse contributions made by these community heroes we have established 10 Award categories


  • Education - Sponsored by Queenstown Resort College

  • Health and Wellbeing  - Sponsored by Findex

  • Sport and Recreation - Sponsored by Deloitte

  • Resilience - Sponsored by Powernet

  • Senior Support - Sponsored by MedRecruit

  • Arts and Culture - Sponsored by SkyCity Queenstown

  • Environment and Sustainability - Sponsored by Duncan Cotterill

  • Spirit of the Community - Sponsored by Queenstown Airport

  • Corporate Citizenship - Sponsored by Brannigans

  • Youth Impact - Sponsored by Hamish Walker Harcourts

  • Rising Star - Sponsored by The Mountain Club

  • Social Impact Innovator - Sponsored by Mackersy Property

2021 Spirit of the Wakatipu Award Nomination

Please Select an Award Category (only one)

Thank you for your nomination!