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Among the categories are ‘science, technology and academia’:

  • New Thinking
  • Life Sciences
  • Creative
  • Investment & Business
  • Information & Communications
  • Manufacturing, Design & Innovation
  • Science, Technology & Academia

If you’ve got someone you think that might fit the bill, get to it! Nominations close September 30th.

Nominations are by email, using a template they supply,

Please send your nomination to with the nominee’s first name, last name, position, phone, email, organisation, award category / categories and your reasons for nomination as well as your own contact details – click here for an email template.

See their website for email addresses with the template needed to submit your nomination.*

Their website lists five main criteria,

  • Facilitate the exchange of information, knowledge or skills from and about New Zealand.
  • Foster New Zealand innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Act as a role model on the world stage.
  • Promote New Zealand internationally.
  • Build global connections with New Zealand.

Further details on WCNZ can be found at the Kea website.

Footnote

* Their embedded template ‘mailto:’ link isn’t handled well by WordPress – my apologies to early readers who encountered this.


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