Southern

Surf Life Saving New Zealand's Southern Awards of Excellence programme recognizes contribution of our members from the grass roots of Surf Life Saving during the 2021/2022 season in the Southern Region. For this Region there are two local Awards of Excellence ceremonies; Christchurch/Tasman and Otago/Southland. Each club is entitled and encouraged to enter one nomination per category (typically the winning club equivalent for the category). To view our most recent winners for the Southern Region, click the digital flipbooks below. To view past winners and nominees, please refer to the document library at the bottom of the page.

2022 Canterbury and Otago/Southland Winners

We are thrilled to announce this year's winners for the 2022 Canterbury and Otago/Southland Awards of Excellence! Click the images below to view the digital flipbook for each region. Congratulations to all - what you do makes a positive difference to your club, your community, and Surf Life Saving.

  

2022 Canterbury and Otago/Southland Nominees

We are delighted to announce this year's SLSNZ Canterbury and Otago/Southland Awards of Excellence nominees online! Click on the images below to view the digital flipbook of the nominees for each region. Congratulations to all of our nominees. We are incredibly proud and grateful for all that you do and achieve.

    

 

2021 Canterbury and Otago/Southland Winners

We are thrilled to announce this year's winners for the 2021 Canterbury and Otago/Southland Awards of Excellence! Click the images below to view the digital flipbook for each region. Congratulations to all - what you do makes a positive difference to your club, your community, and Surf Life Saving.

 

Christchurch/Tasman Awards of Excellence Nomination Forms

The Christchurch/Tasman Awards of Excellence award nomination forms will be available closer to the date of the awards function:

  • Coach of the Year - Nomination
  • Innovation of the Year - Nomination
  • Instructor or Examiner of the Year - Nomination
  • Lifeguard of the Year - Nomination
  • Sports Team of the Year - Nomination
  • Sports Person of the Year - Nomination
  • Surf Official of the Year - Nomination
  • Volunteer of the Year - Nomination
  • Event Guard of the Year - Nomination
  • Rescue of the Year - Nomination
  • Rookie Lifeguard of the Year - Nomination
  • Honours awards nomination form

In addition, awards that are judged without a specific nomination include:

  • Regional Lifeguard of the Year
  • Club of the Year

If you have any questions or queries about how to complete a nomination, please contact the Regional Manager for advice/guidance.

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Otago/Southland Awards of Excellence Nomination Forms

The Otago/Southland Awards of Excellence award nomination forms will be available closer to the date of the awards function:

  • Coach of the Year - Nomination
  • Innovation of the Year - Nomination
  • Instructor or Examiner of the Year - Nomination
  • Lifeguard of the Year - Nomination
  • Sports Team of the Year - Nomination
  • Sports Person of the Year - Nomination
  • Surf Official of the Year - Nomination
  • Volunteer of the Year - Nomination
  • Event Guard of the Year - Nomination
  • Rescue Rescue of the Year - Nomination

In addition, other awards that are judged without a specific nomination include:

  • Club of the Year
  • Regional Guard of the Year

If you have any questions or queries about how to complete a nomination, please contact the Regional Manager for advice/guidance.

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