Celebrating our country’s young leaders

Nationwide presentations in schools

Cancelled for 2022

Year 5 - 8 students


BLAKE Young Leader Awards

Sir Peter Blake believed in the incredible potential of young people to achieve great things.

The BLAKE Young Leader Awards aim to recognise our young New Zealanders (Years 5-8) who show commitment to leading positive change in their community that leads to a sustainable future for Aotearoa.


Each year, together with our Foundation Partner Westpac, we ask primary and intermediate schools all over New Zealand to nominate one promising young Kiwi leader per school for a BLAKE Young Leader Award.

The BLAKE Young Leader Award presentations take place in September each year, with Westpac branch staff across the country presenting these awards to the students who are nominated by their schools.

Please note that the BLAKE Young Leader Awards have been cancelled for 2022. Please keep an eye on this page for any further information.

For more information email Courtney Davies at [email protected] or phone (09) 307 8875.

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