Civic Theatre Artists’ Court Performing Arts Awards
These awards honour Invercargill performers who have achieved national and international recognition in performing arts. The awards are restricted to Invercargill performing artists in one or more of these categories: dance, drama, film, music, radio, singing and television.
The successful recipients have their names engraved on plaques placed in the Civic Theatre Artists’ Court at the east entrance courtyard of the Civic.
For more information phone Community Development: (03) 211 1777 .
Civic Honours awards
Any person who has provided meritorious voluntary service in the Invercargill City District in one or more the recreation, youth activities, social welfare, education, cultural services, religious affairs or community affairs is eligible if nominated by any two Invercargill citizens. Recipients of the triennial awards are honoured at a joint ceremony in which they are presented with a certificate and a silver civic award pin. The 2016 Awards went to:
- Marion Miller: New Zealand Order of Merit recipient, Suffrage Medal for Services to Women recipient, Commemorative Medal for Service recipient, Justice of the Peace, Environment Southland Councillor, family and relationship mediator.
- Karen Purdue: Rotary Board Member.
- John Husband: Artist, radio announcer, musician, author and former board member of the Southland Museum and Art Gallery.
- Reginald McLeod: Salvation Army Store and Hospice worker.
For more information email Michelle Sievwright