'Kia kaha, kia kaha maia, kia manawanui - Be strong, have confidence and determination. Life is what you make it...'

Hinewai Clark, awardee, at the Auckland award ceremony 2017




Open for applications March 2022



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If you have any questions, please contact: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz


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Social Cohesion Award Fund will be offered for the first time in 2022

The purpose of this award is to celebrate diversity, encourage equality, and inclusion. It is available for a woman or group of women (including organisations or networks) for projects that support greater inclusion and/or equality of women and girls in NZ. Preference given to projects that support greater connection between different groups of women and girls in society, eg urban and rural, different ethnicities or religions (or agnostic/atheist), disabilities, ages, employed/unemployed/students. Preference also given to projects that support empowerment of women and girls, particularly in re peace education and work.

More than one project may receive funding or part-funding contribution.


Social Cohesion Award