Conference & Awards 2018


Honorary Life Member Dianne Glenn (L)
with President Hellen Swales (R)

The 54th BPW NZ Conference was held over the weekend of 20th – 22nd April 2018 in Warkworth.

On the Friday night the Awards Dinner was held at the Warkworth Town Hall to acknowledge clubs and members for their outstanding achievements.

Past President Dianne Glenn was acknowledged for her outstanding commitment to BPW and was presented with an Honorary Life Membership.

The following awards were also presented;

Booker Marketing – BPW Hawera
Alix Haywood – BPW Huntly & Districts
Community Service – BPW Huntly & Districts
Anne Todd – BPW Wellington
Harrison Lee – BPW Hawera
Club of the Year – BPW Hawera
Daphne Chapman – Vicky Mee
Presidents Trophy – Sherryl Markie-Brooks
Distinguish Service Awards – Raewyn Pennell (Kaitaia), Sandra Fleming (Central Hawkes Bay) Gayle Scott (Huntly & Districts), Mary Hope (Gisborne), Raewyn Fricker (Franklin), Anita Scott-Decker (Hawera) and Pam Dawson (Kaitaia)


BPW Hawera Representatives – winners of the Booker Marketing Award, Harrison Lee Award and Club of the Year Award.


BPW Huntly & Districts Representatives – winners of the Alix Haywood Award and the Community Service Award


BPW Wellington Representative, Siobhan Dilly (L) is presented with the Anne Todd Award by 1st VP Issues, Janet Gibb (R)


Immediate Past President Vicky Mee (R) received the Daphne Chapman Award presented by President Hellen Swales (L)  


Presidents Trophy recipient Sherryl Markie-Brookes (L) (BPW Gisborne) with President Hellen Swales (R)


Distinguished Service Award recipients in attendance (L-R) Raewyn Pennell (Kaitaia), Sandra Fleming (Central Hawkes Bay) and Gayle Scott (Huntly & Districts) with 2nd VP Membership Sally Smith.