Making a Difference Past Winners

2016 Awards Ceremony

Most Inspiring Story (Overall Winner), Best Audio and Sound Award, Leadership Award
Bonnie Howland, by Mallika Worboys & Jess Baider

Most Inspiring Story (Runner Up), Social Enterprise Award, Social Justice Award
Georgia, by Scarlett Wild

Best in Secondary School Category, Making a Difference Award
Jayke Hopa If I Can Do It……, by Putaruru College

Best in Tertiary Category
Student Volunteer Army Camp Akaroa, by Joel Wallan

Best in Open Category
Perception vs Reality, by Azeria D’Souza

Creativity & Culture Award
Generation G, by Mason Cade Packer & James Murray

Best Editing Award, Best Cinematography Award, Environment & Kaitiaki Award
Dog Island Motu Piu, by Sarah Ridsdale

Honorable Mentions
Greening the Rubble, by Brooke Barry and Paris Carpenter
The Short Straw, by Jay Whipps

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2015 Awards Ceremony

Most Inspiring Story (Overall Winner), Best Cinematography Award, Making a Difference Award
Sehar’s Story, by Michelle Vergel de Dios (Auckland)

Best in Secondary Schools Category, Best Editing Award, Leadership Award
Rewind, by Liam van Eeden and Jean-Martin Fabre (Invercargill)

Best in Tertiary Category
Aspire, by Samantha Smyrke (Otago/Rotorua)

Best in Open Category, Social Justice Award
Youth Pride, Youth Passion, Youth Change, by Nina Griffiths (Northland)

Creativity & Culture Award, Kaitiaki & Environment Award
Whenua Finds a Future, by Sarah Risdale (Palmerston North)

Honorable Mentions
Mountains of Malawi, by Henry Donald
Strands of Hope, by Amy Huang 

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2013 Awards Ceremony

Most Inspiring Story (Overall Winner), Best Tertiary, Best Technical, Sir Peter Blake Trust Youth Leadership
Plastic Bottle Kayak Expedition, by Seung-Woo Hong (Christchurch)

Best in Secondary Schools Category, Making a Difference Award (Taylor Finderup), People’s Choice Award
Someday, by Mason Packer (Kapiti Coast)

Best in Open Category
Trent, by Gareth Mauchline (Whangarei)

Best Secondary, The Big Idea Creativity & Culture Award, Generation Zero Local Solutions to Climate Change Award, Forest & Bird Kaitiaka/Environment Award
Cows & Cleaner Dairying, by Sarah Ridsdale (Palmerston North)

Traide Aid Human Rights Award
Feminism with Teresa, by Kathleen Winter (Wellington)

Honorable Mention
A Passion for Local Food, by Leigha Spiers Hutton (Wellington)

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