2023 Whakamānawa ā Taiao – Environmental Awards


Communities throughout our beautiful region are doing amazing work to protect and enhance our environment.

The Northland Regional Council Whakamānawa ā Taiao - Environmental Awards recognise the people and organisations making a difference for Northland’s environment. Their commitment and incredible contributions are helping our environment thrive and their mahi is highly valued.

Despite the challenges of recent times, people across Te Taitokerau continue their inspiring mahi, and we are committed to acknowledging and celebrating these selfless achievements.

Entries for the 2023 awards are now open! Get your entry in by Sunday, 18 June to have your mahi recognised.


Since the awards started in 2019, we have recognised numerous individuals and groups making a difference in Northland.
These previous winners are a special group of people whose mahi covers a broad range of environmental enhancement projects and activities.
Check out their stories in the link below. We hope they inspire you to take part in the awards yourself!