Nominations are open for the sixth Attitude Awards. The awards celebrate high achievers who have taken on the world and its perception of disability. Entrants range from supreme athletes to less known New Zealanders whose family, friends and neighbours think they should be recognised for their courage, perseverance or support for people who live with disabilities. Attitude Awards trustee Dan Buckingham, a member of the Wheel Black team, says success for the winners means more than a medal or prize. ‘‘We look for the stories of courage and determination that change the way people view what is achievable with a disability,’’ he says. The awards will be celebrated at a gala dinner in Auckland on December 3.
Nomination forms can be downloaded from www.attitudeawards.org and emailed to [email protected] or posted to Attitude Awards 2013, PO Box 9071 Newmarket, Auckland 1149. Nominations will close at 5pm on July 3. ACC is proud to be Principal Sponsor of the Attitude Awards, which are organised by the Attitude Awards Trust, with support from Attitude Pictures and TVNZ.
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