Better Outcomes Award
Te Tohu mō ngā Hua E Pai Ake Ana

Canterbury District Health Board, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health

Mana Ake - Stronger for Tomorrow - a collaborative initiative working across health, education and social service providers to promote wellbeing and positive mental health for children in primary and intermediate schools across Canterbury

Ministry of Health with Housing New Zealand, Ministry of Social Development, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority and Auckland Council

Healthy Homes Initiative reducing avoidable hospitalisations through warm, dry, healthy homes

Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

He Poutama Taitamariki: Northlanders supporting young people to realise a dream, build confidence, have new experiences, and build a future through work and training

Tāmaki Regeneration

The Tāmaki Jobs and Skills Hub supporting the employment and wellbeing aspirations of Tāmaki residents

Service Excellence Award
Te Tohu mō te Ratonga Whakahirahira

Ministry of Justice

Nationwide coronial service support to disaster victim identification in Christchurch after the terror attack on 15 March

Ministry of Social Development

Safe to talk Kōrero mai ka ora, a national multi-modal helpline providing free, confidential information and support for people affected by sexual violence

Real Estate Authority

The website provides independent guidance for Kiwis as they navigate the home buying and selling journey

Tasman District Council, Nelson City Council, Nelson Tasman Civil Defence and Emergency Management, Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Department of Conservation, New Zealand Police, Te Ātiawa o Te Waka-a-Māui Trust,  Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust,  Ngāti Koata Trust,  Ngāti Rarua Iwi Trust,  Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Rārua, Te Runanga o Ngāti Kuia,  Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō Trust, and Te Rūnanga a Rangitāne o Wairau Trust.

A multi-agency coordinated response to the Pigeon Valley fires that provided a process for engaging iwi in emergency centre operations and their inclusion in decision making and governance

Māori/Crown Relationships Award
Te Tohu mō te Tūhonotanga a Ngāi Māori me te Karauna

Ministry of Social Development

Partnership with Ngāti Pāhauwera to support sustainable employment in the Hawke’s Bay

Ministry of Social Development

Te Hiku o Te Ika Iwi and the Ministry of Social Development (on behalf of Crown agencies) – an enduring partnership to secure wellbeing and prosperity for the whānau and community of Te Hiku o Te Ika

New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Bringing mātauranga Māori to quality assurance and increasing Māori and Pasifika student participation in STEM subjects

The Treasury and Inland Revenue

Partnership work to enhance tax policy through kaitiakitanga (stewardship), manaakitanga (care), ōhanga (prosperity) and whanaungatanga (relationships)

Leadership in Governance Award
Te Tohu mō te Kaiārahi Mahi Whakahaere

Independent Māori Statutory Board

Aligning central and local government to improve housing outcomes for Māori in Tāmaki Makaurau

Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Health

Enabling Good Lives, disabled people led governance for disability system transformation

Ministry for Women

The Gender Pay Principles Working Group modelling a collaborative process between employers, workers and their representatives

Young Leader of the Year
Te Tohu mō te Kaiārahi Rangatahi o te Tau

Richard D’Ath

Senior Manager Pathways and Transitions, Ministry of Education

Victoria Girling

Service Centre Manager Ōtaki and Kāpiti, Ministry of Social Development

Jade Kinghazel

Operations Manager Whakatane Whirinaki Opotiki District, Department of Conservation

Kelsey McIntyre

Lead Service Manager Northern Region, Department of Corrections


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