Civic Honours Awards

Horowhenua District Council introduced its Civic Honours Award system in 1995 to enable voluntary service within the District to be duly recognised. Since its inception, a number of District residents have received Civic Honours Awards over a wide range of voluntary community service categories.

You can find out more about the nomination and selection process and access the guidelines and criteria below. You can also view lists of our Civic Award and Youth Excellence Award Recipients. 

Civic Honours Awards Nominations 2020 

Nominations for the 2020 Civic Honours Awards open on 1 August 2020 and close on Monday, 14 September 2020. Successful nominees and their whānau will be invited to attend the Civic Awards evening on Tuesday, 17 November 2020 when the awards will be presented.

Find out more

More information can be obtained by phoning Council on (06) 366 0999 or emailing