List of Business Awards in New Zealand

This is the world’s best list of Business Awards in New Zealand. It includes all the most credible New Zealand business awards across all industry sectors. Here you can find information to help you enter New Zealander of the Year Awards, The Westpac Awards in your area, The New Zealand Business Awards, The New Zealand Effie Awards, New Zealand Architecture Awards, Air New Zealand Export Awards, CRM Contact Centre Awards, The Deloitte Fast 50 New Zealand and The NZ Tourism Industry Awards among many others.

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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
AFR Boss Best Places to Work List 14th Oct ~26th Apr HR & Training Australasia
Cuisine NZ Artisan Awards ~16th Oct ~16th Feb Retail & Consumer Goods New Zealand
NZ Direct Marketing Awards ~21st Oct ~23rd Feb Marketing PR Events & Advertising New Zealand
New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards ~30th Nov ~6th May Products & Manufacturing New Zealand
Awesome Service Awards ~1st Dec ~1st Feb Customer Contact New Zealand
New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards ~1st Dec ~11th Apr Hospitality Sport & Leisure New Zealand
Waitemata Health Excellence Awards ~9th Dec ~7th Jun Health & Social Care New Zealand
New Zealand CFO Awards ~9th Dec ~15th Mar Financial Services New Zealand
Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards ~9th Dec ~9th Jan Customer Contact Australasia
Westpac Marlborough Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards ~23rd Dec ~18th Mar Business New Zealand
NZPI Awards ~20th Jan ~4th Apr Planning & Property New Zealand
CAANZ AXIS Awards ~24th Jan ~16th Mar Marketing PR Events & Advertising New Zealand
Property Industry Awards ~29th Jan ~17th Jun Planning & Property New Zealand
SOLGM Local Government Excellence Awards ~1st Feb ~12th Apr Public Sector New Zealand
EECA Awards (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority Awards) ~5th Feb ~18th May Corporate Social Responsibility New Zealand
Top Tourism Site Award ~8th Feb ~8th Feb Travel & Tourism New Zealand
Stroke Foundation National Stroke Awards ~11th Feb ~14th May Health & Social Care Australasia
Canon Media Awards ~15th Feb ~19th May Journalism Publishing & Media New Zealand
The Mumbrella CommsCon Awards ~18th Feb ~19th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising Australasia
New Zealand Architecture Awards ~19th Feb ~11th Nov Construction & Architecture New Zealand
RCSA Industry Awards ~21st Feb ~9th Jun HR & Training Australasia
CAANZ Beacon Awards ~23rd Feb ~5th May Marketing PR Events & Advertising New Zealand
KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards ~26th Feb ~30th Jun Design & Innovation New Zealand
Dulux Colour Awards ~28th Feb ~11th Apr Construction & Architecture Australasia
PRINZ Awards (Public Relations and Communication Management) ~29th Feb ~21st May Marketing PR Events & Advertising New Zealand
IPANZ Public Sector Excellence Awards ~1st Mar ~6th Jul Public Sector New Zealand
NZBEF New Zealand Business Excellence Awards ~1st Mar ~21st Nov Business New Zealand
Registered Master Builders House of the Year and RMB Commercial Project Awards ~1st Mar ~14th Nov Construction & Architecture New Zealand
NZ Hi-Tech Awards ~8th Mar ~23rd Sep IT & Telecommunications New Zealand
TrustPower Regional Community Awards ~11th Mar ~1st Nov Corporate Social Responsibility New Zealand
Inspiring Workplace Awards Australasia ~16th Mar ~24th May HR & Training Australasia
The Wellington Gold Awards ~18th Mar ~9th Jul Business New Zealand
Air New Zealand Export Awards ~18th Mar ~23rd Jun Supply Chain New Zealand
ACENZ INNOVATE NZ Awards of Excellence ~23rd Mar ~2nd Sep Construction & Architecture New Zealand
Master Joiner Awards ~24th Mar ~28th May Construction & Architecture New Zealand
New Zealand Payout Online Casino Awards ~28th Mar ~31st Mar Hospitality Sport & Leisure New Zealand
Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards ~31st Mar ~1st Jul Education New Zealand
Eastland Wood Council Forestry Awards ~1st Apr ~20th May Planning & Property New Zealand
New Zealand Museum Awards ~4th Apr ~18th May Hospitality Sport & Leisure New Zealand
New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards ~4th Apr ~25th May HR & Training New Zealand
Community Service Awards Christchurch ~8th Apr ~1st May Corporate Social Responsibility New Zealand
New Zealand CIO Awards ~8th Apr ~8th Jun Business Leaders New Zealand
NZATD Learning and Development Awards ~10th Apr ~27th May HR & Training New Zealand
The Green Ribbon Awards ~15th Apr ~4th Jun Corporate Social Responsibility New Zealand
Canterbury DHB Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards ~25th Apr ~2nd Nov Corporate Social Responsibility New Zealand
The Etsy Awards Australia and New Zealand ~29th Apr ~1st Sep Retail & Consumer Goods New Zealand
SSON's Impact Awards Australasia ~29th Apr ~22nd Jun IT & Telecommunications Australasia
CRM Contact Centre Awards ~1st May ~16th Sep Customer Contact New Zealand
New Zealand National Fieldays Innovation Awards ~1st May ~16th Jun Products & Manufacturing New Zealand
Outstanding Leadership Awards ~1st May ~30th Jul Business Leaders Australasia
BNZ Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards ~6th May ~24th Jun Supply Chain New Zealand
AFR Boss Most Innovative Companies ~13th May 13th Oct Business Australasia
Online Retail Industry Awards ORIAs ~14th May ~21st Jul Retail & Consumer Goods Australasia
The Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards ~17th May ~10th Aug Corporate Social Responsibility New Zealand
IT Journalism Awards (The Lizzies) ~20th May 21st Oct Journalism Publishing & Media Australasia
IPWEA NZ Excellence Awards ~20th May ~22nd Jun Construction & Architecture New Zealand
Diversity Awards NZ ~20th May ~24th Aug HR & Training New Zealand
TVNZ/NZ Marketing Awards ~20th May ~1st Sep Marketing PR Events & Advertising New Zealand
eLearnz eLearning Awards ~22nd May ~1st Aug HR & Training New Zealand
AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards ~27th May ~5th Oct Business New Zealand
The Champion Canterbury Business Awards ~27th May ~21st Sep Business New Zealand
FITEC National Training Awards ~29th May ~13th Sep Products & Manufacturing New Zealand
Westpac Gisborne Business Awards ~29th May ~9th Oct Business New Zealand
New Zealand Pharmacy Awards ~31st May ~22nd Jul Health & Social Care New Zealand
Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards ~1st Jun ~12th Nov Business New Zealand
RICS Awards New Zealand ~3rd Jun 26th Sep Construction & Architecture New Zealand
New Zealand Contractors' Federation/Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards ~6th Jun ~5th Aug Construction & Architecture New Zealand
PMINZ (Project Management) Awards ~6th Jun ~6th Sep Business New Zealand
The Resilient Australia Awards ~6th Jun ~18th Oct Public Sector Australasia
American Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards ~10th Jun ~18th Aug Business New Zealand
Australasian Fleet Champions Awards ~10th Jun 20th Oct Transport & Logistics Australasia
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year ~17th Jun ~13th Oct Business Leaders New Zealand
Westpac Auckland Business Awards ~22nd Jun ~26th Sep Business New Zealand
Waipa Networks Business Excellence Awards ~30th Jun ~19th Aug Business New Zealand
Green Gown Awards Australasia ~30th Jun ~19th Nov Education Australasia
Kapiti Horowhenua Electra Business Awards ~1st Jul ~23rd Sep Business New Zealand
The Best Design Awards ~1st Jul ~4th Oct Design & Innovation New Zealand
Tourism Industry Awards ~1st Jul ~29th Sep Travel & Tourism New Zealand
The SCNZ Excellence in Steel Awards ~3rd Jul ~10th Sep Construction & Architecture New Zealand
National Association of Women in Construction NAWIC Excellence Awards ~7th Jul ~14th Sep Construction & Architecture New Zealand
New Zealand International Business Awards ~8th Jul ~24th Nov Business New Zealand
Hospitality New Zealand's Awards for Excellence Programme ~10th Jul ~13th Oct Hospitality Sport & Leisure New Zealand
New Zealand Food Awards ~15th Jul ~13th Oct Retail & Consumer Goods New Zealand
New Zealand Fitness Industry Awards ~22nd Jul ~26th Nov Hospitality Sport & Leisure New Zealand
New Zealand Law Awards ~22nd Jul ~17th Nov Legal Services New Zealand
The ESITO Excellence Awards ~22nd Jul ~20th Oct HR & Training New Zealand
Deloitte Fast 50 New Zealand ~29th Jul ~16th Nov Business New Zealand
Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards ~29th Jul ~4th Nov Business New Zealand
New Zealand Innovators Awards ~29th Jul ~20th Oct Design & Innovation New Zealand
NZBIO Excellence Awards ~31st Jul ~15th Sep Products & Manufacturing New Zealand
Resene Total Colour Awards ~31st Jul ~1st Sep Design & Innovation Australasia
Horizon Business Excellence Awards (Eastern BOP) ~1st Aug ~17th Sep Business New Zealand
NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards ~1st Aug ~17th Nov Corporate Social Responsibility New Zealand
The Kudos Hamilton Science Excellence Awards ~1st Aug ~19th Oct Design & Innovation New Zealand
The David Awards: Heroes in Small Business ~12th Aug ~12th Oct Business New Zealand
Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards ~12th Aug ~28th Oct Business New Zealand
Westpac Porirua City Business Excellence Awards ~15th Aug ~18th Nov Business New Zealand
New Zealand Effie Awards ~16th Aug ~20th Oct Marketing PR Events & Advertising New Zealand
ALGIM Customer Service Awards ~17th Aug ~19th Sep Public Sector New Zealand
Westpac Taranaki Regional Business Awards ~21st Aug ~21st Sep Business New Zealand
Ora Dreams Grant Project ~24th Aug ~24th Aug Business New Zealand
Westpac Otago Business Excellence Awards (OBIZ Awards) ~25th Aug ~18th Nov Business New Zealand
Westpac Waikato Business Excellence Awards ~25th Aug ~8th Nov Business New Zealand
Hotel Management HM Awards 26th Aug 25th Nov Hospitality Sport & Leisure Australasia
Transform Awards ANZ 26th Aug 24th Nov Marketing PR Events & Advertising Australasia
RWNZ Enterprising Rural Women Award ~31st Aug ~12th Nov Business Leaders New Zealand
Yachting Excellence Awards ~31st Aug ~25th Nov Hospitality Sport & Leisure New Zealand
The New Zealander of the Year Awards ~31st Aug ~31st Mar Business Leaders New Zealand
IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Award ~31st Aug ~3rd Nov HR & Training New Zealand
WriteMark NZ Plain English Awards ~1st Sep ~5th Nov Journalism Publishing & Media New Zealand
New Zealand Lighting Design Awards ~2nd Sep ~4th Nov Design & Innovation New Zealand
New Zealand Open Source Awards ~5th Sep ~25th Oct IT & Telecommunications New Zealand
Westpac Tauranga Business Awards ~9th Sep ~14th Oct Business New Zealand
Responsible Governance Award (Deloitte Top 200) ~14th Sep ~1st Dec Corporate Social Responsibility New Zealand
Westpac Hawkes Bay Business Awards ~16th Sep ~18th Nov Business New Zealand
Air New Zealand Wine Awards ~18th Sep ~12th Nov Products & Manufacturing New Zealand
Westpac Queenstown Business Awards ~22nd Sep ~29th Oct Business New Zealand
Nelson Pine Industries Nelson Tasman Business Awards ~23rd Sep ~4th Nov Business New Zealand
Australia & New Zealand Agency of the Year Awards 30th Sep ~12th Dec Marketing PR Events & Advertising Australasia
Cawthron Marlborough Environment Awards ~30th Sep ~31st Mar Corporate Social Responsibility New Zealand
Campaign Agency of the Year Australia New Zealand 30th Sep ~7th Dec Marketing PR Events & Advertising Australasia

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