Canterbury award finalists named

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The Canterbury region is getting set to celebrate the Surf Life Saving season and its members' achievements at this year's awards ceremony.

The 2016 Canterbury Awards of Excellence will be held at the Mashina Lounge in Christchurch on Saturday June 11 from 6.30pm.

Congratulations to all of the award finalists...

Award finalists:

Lifeguard of the Year:
Kim Hendrie - Waimairi
Chloe Harris - North Beach
Gareth Evans - Sumner
Craig Jamieson - Taylors Mistake

Volunteer of the Year:
Linda Poulsen - Spencer Park
Steve Glue - Waimairi
Blair Quane - Sumner
Tisha Bradley - Taylors Mistake

Official of the Year:
Graeme Trevor - North Beach
Chris Smith - Waimairi

Coach of the Year:
Janice Murdoch - Waimairi
James Feathery - South Brighton
Jonelle Quane - Sumner
Mark Robberds - Sumner
Craig Jamieson - Taylors Mistake

Sportsperson of the Year:
Taylor Chamberlain - Waimairi
Morgan Foster - South Brighton
Walt Robberds - Sumner
Will Jamieson - Taylors Mistake

Sports Team of the Year:
Waimairi Woman's Canoe Crew
North Beach Open Men Boat Crew
Sumner U19 Men Board Rescue Team
Taylors Mistake Open Men's Double Ski

Innovation of the Year:
Mike Smith - Regional Guard Matrix
South Brighton SLSC - Junior Surf Holiday Programme
Waimairi SLSC - ATV Schedule

Instructor/Examiner of the Year:
Tom Denman - Sumner
Dougal Holmes - Taylors Mistake