About the Awards

Calling all thriving and resilient Pacific young people!

The Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards recognise excellence and outstanding achievement by Pacific youth in New Zealand. 

Any young person between the age of 17 and 24 years, who is a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident of Pacific descent can apply for an award.

This year we have 9 categories and 11 awards, you can find out more here.

Applications are only open for a few weeks, so make sure you get in quick!


Key dates

Applications open: Tuesday 4 June 2019

Applications close: Sunday 30 June 2019 at 5pm

Results advised: July 2019

Awards ceremony: August 2019