2016 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards

The Minister of Health Volunteer Awards are an opportunity to recognise the thousands of unsung heroes who support New Zealand’s health and disability services.

Nominations for the 2016 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards have now closed.

The awards will be presented in Wellington on 13 June 2016, with regional presentations during National Volunteer Week from 19–25 June 2016, New Zealand’s largest celebration of volunteering.

View the 2015 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards Outstanding Achievers.


2013 Youth Health Volunteer Award winner Matthew Wadham talks about why he volunteers.
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2014 Minister of Health Volunteer Award winners talk about what they get out of volunteering.
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Latest news

Cancer Core featured in the Otago Daily Times

Arohanui Hospice featured in the Manawatu Standard

Cancer Core on 39 Dunedin News

Former Cancer Core president Katy Atkinson joined 39 Dunedin News' Rebecca Depree to talk about the group's work and the awards.

Arohanui Hospice featured in the Manawatu Guardian

See the article on page 6


Contact us

Email: volunteerawards@health.govt.nz

Phone: (04) 816 2788