16-year-old Quinn Boyle has made significant contributions to the community through his many volunteer roles and fundraising efforts. Quinn is an ultra-marathon solo non wetsuit open water swimmer and swims to raise money for charities in need. He has swum over 150 km in total. Locally, this year alone, he has donated over $3,000 to Otamarakau School, Westpac Helicopter Trust, Community Red Cross, Cancer Society and the White Island Victims. Quinn has been volunteering at local Bay of Plenty schools, Paengaroa and Otamarakau Primary, taking swimming lessons, coaching sports teams and supporting tamariki with their reading. He has recently written and donated a book for all local primary schools to enjoy. Quinn is a member and volunteer surf life saver, patrolling and fundraising for the Pukehina Surf Rescue Club. On the weekends he spends time planting Coastcare protection plants, constructing native bird protection nesting areas and doing rubbish collection in the sandunes along the Western Bay beaches. During the lockdown, Quinn helped to deliver food and clothing parcels to whanau in need in his local neighbourhood.