Finlay Long

Finlay, 16, is a student at Taumarunui High School. He has made a significant contribution to the arts community through volunteering at the Little Theatre, Taumarunui as a performer and backstage. In 2016, Finlay took part in a Youth Emergency Services Programme, training in firefighting , emergency first response, search and rescue and civil defence with the NZ Fire Service, St John Ambulance, NZ Police, LandSAR, Ruapehu District Council and the NZ Army. Finlay is a former youth member of the Royal Society (UK) for the Protection of Birds.