Nominations are being sought from around the country for the Countdown Senior New Zealander of the year as part of the New Zealander of the Year Awards 2013.
The award is open to individuals aged 60 and over, and recognises the contributions mature people make to their communities and the nation.
Nominees for the Senior New Zealander of the Year Award could be involved in business, sport, arts, education, clubs, and community groups or volunteering.
They will have contributed to the nation's welfare through achieving excellence in their chosen field of endeavour; they will present a significant, positive image of ageing and be a role model to the wider community.
Nomination forms are available from Countdown Supermarkets, Kiwibank, Mitre 10 branches or by free phone 0508 692 927.
You can also nominate online at www.nzawards.org.nz.
Nominations close October 12.