Award winners Katie-Rose Pemberton, left, Wei Tian Teo, newest member Val Lott, and Bianca Lin at the ceremony on October 4.

The Zonta Club of East Auckland has recognised women and girls in the community at the annual awards.

Award winners were joined at the Howick Club on October 4 by family members and friends.

The Year Twelve Female Empowerment Award was taken by Katie-Rose Pemberton of Howick College and Bianca Lin of Macleans College for their service and leadership.

Macleans College student Wei Tian Teo was the winner of the Young Women in Public Affairs Award.

Other awards were Presidents’ Scholarship for a woman entering second chance education won by Charlotte Vake.

Long Service Awards went to Prue McGregor and Robyn Fox.

The Service Appreciation Award was awarded to Zonta member Marion Jones.

The Founders Day Award was awarded to Marin Burgess for continuous service to the community and Howick heritage.

The Zonta Club was delighted to welcome well-known Howick identity Val Lott as its newest member.

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