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Enter the 2018 Diversity Awards

Is your organisation a champion for diversity and inclusion?
We want to celebrate your achievements and share your stories.

Enter now

Key Dates

Award Entries – OPEN

Award Entries Close – May 11 2018

Awards Gala Dinner – August 29 2018

Entries are now open for the 2018 Diversity Works NZ Diversity Awards – we want to hear what your organisation is doing to build more diverse teams and to create an inclusive environment where employees feel valued and empowered to succeed.

There are lots of great reasons to put your company forward for a Diversity Award:

  • Be recognised as a champion for diversity and inclusion
  • Become an employer of choice for top talent looking for forward-thinking, inclusive
  • Celebrate your achievements in diversity and inclusion – and acknowledge the hard work
    of the people in your organisation who have driven the changes
  • Benchmark your diversity and inclusion initiatives and gain invaluable feedback
  • Meet like-minded awards entrants and be inspired by other diversity and inclusion

So what are you waiting for?

Entries for the Diversity Awards NZ 2018 are now open.

Please note: Organisations are eligible to enter multiple categories.

Please get in touch if you have any questions or if you are unsure which category to enter.

Enter now

Tips to help you complete your entry:

  • Please note your entry must not exceed 1500 words
  • It is a good idea to have all your awards entry material collated and prepared before you begin filling out the online form.
  • You can save and resume your application – just click “Save and resume later” and our entry system will provide a link to your application. Please note, text will be saved but supporting files will not, so you must ensure they are uploaded before submitting the entry.
  • You will need to supply two or three photographs (minimum size 2mb) portraying the diversity
    and inclusion initiative you are entering in the awards. Please note Diversity Works NZ retains ownership of all images submitted and has the right to use these images for marketing purposes.
  • You will need to supply your company logo.
  • Any images and graphs should be submitted as supporting information – not included in the main text boxes. You will be prompted to provide supporting information as a final step in your application.
  • Video content (which is optional) must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo and then provided as a link in your entry. Diversity Works NZ cannot accept video files. You will be prompted to provide this link in the final step of your application.
  • These entry forms do not allow formatting. You can supply your application as a PDF and add this as supporting information on the final step of the submission process. Please note the PDF needs to be supplied in addition to the correctly completed online entry form. Formatting and presentation are not considered in the judging criteria.
  • As part of the entry process, you will be asked to supply general information about your organisation and all of your diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Entry form:

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