#37 Attitude Awards 2012

Nominations for the 2012 Attitude Awards close this FRIDAY 17 AUGUST so get in quick and nominate someone for these prestigious awards!

Sarah Houbolt performing on the silks at last year's awards ceremonyThe Attitude Awards are New Zealand's most significant celebration of the achievements of people who live with a disability.

There are 7 main categories of awards, as well as the ACC Supreme Award which will be selected from one of the 7 category winners. The categories are:

  1. Attitude Sport Performer of the Year: The highest achiever in sport for 2012.
  2. Attitude Courage in Sport: A person with a disability who is striving to lead an active sporting life.
  3. Attitude Artistic Achievement: A disabled individual who has made a difference through their creativity. Open to people passionate about theatre, literature, dance, music, comedy, photography, film, painting, sculpture but not limited to - the list is endless.
  4. Attitude Youth Award: A youth (15 to 25 years of age) who has made a significant contribution to improving society.
  5. Spirit of Attitude Award: A person who has overcome hardship to achieve their personal goals. Someone who epitomises the positive spirit we seek to promote through the Attitude television series.
  6. Attitude ACC Employer Award: An employer who is a role model in providing outstanding recruitment and retention opportunities for people with disabilities. They have demonstrated excellence in making disability equality integral to their business.
  7. Attitude Making a Difference Award: An individual with or without a disability who has made a significant contribution to improving the lives of people with disabilities.

Click here to go to the Attitude Awards website and download the entry form