Nominations are open for our 2024 Sheffield Emerging Leader of the Year Award.

The Sheffield Emerging Leader of the Year Award recognises an emerging local government leader, aged 35 or under, who has a proven track record of designing or delivering innovative and successful programmes, projects, processes, or practices with an identifiable community impact.

About the Sheffield Emerging Leader of the Year Award

The Sheffield Emerging Leader of the Year Award is offered as an important aspect of the Taituarā strategy to support increased leadership capability in the sector. The Sheffield Emerging Leader of the Year Award is part of the Taituarā LGLeadership Pathways initiative which includes a range of programmes and activities that provide staff across the sector with outstanding leadership development opportunities.

The recipient will attend the ICMA Conference in the United States.

How to apply

Complete the nomination form and submit it to awards@taituara.org.nz by 5pm on Friday 15 March 2024.

Read about previous recipients below

About the 2023 Emerging Leader of the Year
About the 2022 Emerging Leader of the Year

About the 2021 Emerging Leader of the Year

Stories from our winners

Read about previous recipients below

If you have any queries regarding this Award, please contact us at awards@taituara.org.nz