Previous Recipients


We like to acknowledge outstanding voluntary community service by our citizens. A big thank you and congratulations to the following recipients of the 2017 Civic Awards:

Barney Donaldson​Services to the Blackball Fire Brigade, Blackball WMC and MSA, Waro-Rakau Rugby League Club and Blackball Domain Board
Conrad Richards​Services to the Greymouth Jockey Club (55 years)
​Iain Whyte and Mary-Anne Hefford ​Services to Greenstone Park
Margaret Becker​Services to the Kaiata Community
​Tony Sullivan​Services to the Greymouth Rotary Club, Greymouth Marist Rugby Club, Catholic Parish of Greymouth and the Life Education Trust
Vinay Chandra​Services to C.A.R.E, Greymouth SPCA, Greymouth Rotary Club and the Greymouth Community


Recipients of 2017 Civic Awards presented by Mayor Tony Kokshoorn (August 2017, photo supplied by Swasti Chandra)


Thomas Daly​Fire Services - Ngahere
​Roger Devlin​Services to the Community
Alan McEnaney​50 Years Service to the Fire Brigade
Raymond "Barnie" McEnaney​50 Years Service to the Fire Brigade
Frank McGuire​50 Years Service to the Fire Brigade


Congratulations to the following recipients of Civic Awards for 2015:

Jean and Russell Adams​Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's West Coast
Mervyn Ashby​Greymouth Aero Club and Community Patrol
Maurice "Chips" Robinson​Greymouth Harrier Club, Rotary Club of Greymouth, Greymouth Jockey Club and West Coast Basketball Association
Ken Smythe​West Coast Lawn Bowls and Cobden Bowling Club
Judy Tutcheon​C.A.R.E. and other West Coast Health Groups
​Leonie and Barry Uddstrom​Greymouth SPCA


They were presented their awards by Mayor Tony Kokshoorn at a special luncheon on Friday 14 August 2015.


Valerie Williams​Services to the Greymouth Uniting Church and Community
​Helen Sutherland​Services to the Community


Six Civic Awards were presented in 2013. Congratulations to:

  • Rosalin Murcott
  • Moira Devlin
  • Gary Sara
  • Ron Butler
  • Anne Chapman
  • Chris Frogley

Group shot taken at the Civic Awards presentation ceremony held in Council Chambers.


Three Civic Awards were given out in 2012. Congratulations to Murray Hay, Peter McIntosh and Penny Jones.

L-R: Murray Hay, Mayor Tony Kokshoorn, Peter McIntosh & Penny Jones

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