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Time to shine for arts and cultural students

Friday July 25 2014

"Winning one of these awards is a great addition to any CV," says Bettina Gohl Student City co-ordinator. "Winners will also receive a small financial reward and a certificate. Students work hard all year and these awards give them a chance to showcase their skills and be rewarded for their talents."

The awards are open to students at Massey University, UCOL, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, International Pacific College or any secondary school in Palmerston North or Feilding.

A panel of neutral judges with professional backgrounds will review all the applications, which must be entered before 9 September. The awards night will be on 9 October in the Palmerston North Convention Centre. The nomination form is available on

The categories are:
• Best Cultural Contribution
• Best Literary Artist
• Best Visual Artist
• Best Musical Artist
• Best Artistic Facilitation
• Best Drama/Performing Arts Artist
• Best Craftsperson
• Best Young Artist (High School Student)
• Artist of the Year