What is an AgeConnect Champion

Do you know someone, a business or a group who go out of their way to help the older people in our community feel more connected, respected and as though they belong?

Please tell us who they are, what they do that makes them deserving of an award and (if you can) their contact details.

These awards are to recognise and celebrate those  wonderful people, businesses and organisations who help to keep our older community members feeling   connected. They help to provide older people with the opportunity to feel part of our communities which contributes to their wellbeing. These awards often reveal acts of generosity and kindness that sometimes the  wider public do not know about. Entries close on 31 August 2021. The categories are:

The award categories are:

  • Community Connections Champion – a group or organisation that is  providing programmes, education, activities or a setting for older adults.
  • One Person Makes a Difference Champion – recognising how one  person’s actions can make a significant difference to the life of an older
  • person.
  • Intergenerational Champion – young people in our community doing something to support older people in our region.
  • Age-Friendly Environment Champion – in recognition of making the  physical environment more age-friendly or developing a setting that  connects older adults to the environment.
  • 60+ Employer Champion  – to celebrate businesses who willingly employ staff over 60 years of age.


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Age Concern Nelson Tasman

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Nominate an AgeConnect Champion today on our nomination page.


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General enquiries to Age Concern Nelson/Tasman.

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