The objectives of these awards are to:
- Celebrate the success and achievement of rakatahi Māori
- Encourage rakatahi Māori to participate in tertiary study
- Identify leadership potential
- Provide positive role models to rakatahi Māori.
Unfortunately, due to Covid19, students and whanau were unable to attend the annual Young Achievers Ceremony in 2020, but were acknowledged in the end of year Senior and Junior Prizegivings, acknowledging their success.
DHS 2020 Mana Pounamu Recipients: Elizabeth Wells - Senior, Xavier Sanders - Junior