Our Sarah - A winner!

Our Sarah - A winner!

Hard work and determination pays off

"I wasn't expecting it - I thought I was just going to the awards for a lovely evening," says NZ Landcare Trust project coordinator for Southland Sarah Thorne.

"I'm thrilled!"

Sarah was just announced a winner in Environment Southland's Community Awards, winning the Individual Environment Leadership or Action Award.

Sarah has been recognised for her outstanding work with the catchment groups in Southland and her role in creating the regional catchment forum.

We could not be prouder! Congratulations Sarah. Check out the video below made as part of the awards process which tells you all about Sarah's role: