Taranaki award finalists named

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Surf Life Saving Clubs in the Taranaki region will celebrate another successful season on Saturday at the annual awards ceremony.

The 2017 Surf Life Saving Taranaki Awards of Excellence will be held at the Devon Hotel in New Plymouth from 6.30pm.

The two big awards for the night will be Lifeguard of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. There will also be a host of other lifesaving, sport and service awards.

Surf Life Saving Clubs in Taranaki include Fitzroy, East End, New Plymouth Old Boys and Opunake.

Award finalists:

Instructor of the Year:
Todd Cations-Velvin, Fitzroy
Michael Corkill, Opunake
Casey Stevens, New Plymouth Old Boys

Lifeguard of the Year:
Michael Corkill, Opunake
Alex Fraser, Fitzroy
Tessa Lilley, New Plymouth Old Boys
Scott Nelson, East End

U19 Sportswoman of the Year:
Aimee Daniels, New Plymouth Old Boys
Claudia Kelly, East End
Sasha Reid, Fitzroy

Sportswoman of the Year:
Rebeccca Cole, Fitzroy
Claudia Kelly, East End

U19 Sports Team of the Year:
Fitzroy U19 Womens Tube Rescue Team
Taranaki Youth Representative Team

Sports Team of Year:
Fitzroy Floggers
New Plymouth Old Boys U21 IRB Crew
Taranaki Youth Representative Team

Coach of the Year:
Ron Cole, Fitzroy
Joel Meuli, East End
Trent Oliver, Opunake
Casey Stevens, New Plymouth Old Boys

Innovation of the Year:
Emma Crofskey, Fitzroy
New Plymouth Old Boys Café (NPOB Executive Committee)

Volunteer of the Year:
Darren James, Fitzroy
Jo Morgan, Opunake
Dean Spicer, New Plymouth Old Boys

Michael Taylor Award:
Todd Cations-Velvin, Fitzroy
Jordan Hooper, Opunake
Dean Spicer, New Plymouth Old Boys

For more information, please contact:

Charlie Cordwell, Central Region Manager, SLSNZ
Phone 0275 571 015

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