NZ Rainbow Excellence Awards
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We are delighted to announce that entries to the 2024 NZ Rainbow Excellence Awards open 10 June. 

If your organisation has been doing great work in the Rainbow D&I space, we want to know about it.

Entries close on 26 July 2024.

See Award Categories below.

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Join us on 3 October 2024, 6:30pm

Join us for New Zealand Rainbow Excellence Awards at Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments to celebrate:

  • Workplace leadership,
  • Innovation,
  • Best practice
  • Collaboration

Our annual awards programme brings together all organisations that aspire to improve workplaces for "rainbow" people to showcase best practice and celebrate outstanding progress as we continue to strive towards a more inclusive community of workplaces in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Award Categories

Awards are open to all organisations and companies in New Zealand.

The awards are designed to recognise organisations that understand, value and welcome sexual and gender diversity.
The awards seek to celebrate:

  • Strong leadership across organisations, from the executive through to that remarkable employee who rises to the occasion
  • Initiatives that address ongoing challenges and make a measurable difference
  • Dynamic, aspirational and brave shifts in practice
  • Purposeful and confident public visibility
  • Breadth and depth of organisational commitment and impact

2022 Highlights

See the youtube.com/watch

2021 Winners

See the 2021 Awards Winners

2020 Winners

See the 2020 Awards Winners

2019 Winners

See the 2019 Awards Winners

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Partners Life Supreme Award

The Partners Life Supreme Award recognises organisations that have demonstrated wide-ranging programs, policy, and practices across the organisation, both top down and bottom up that are making a measurable impact across the organisation and set a new standard and example for others to follow with rainbow inclusion. Organisations at this level are actively sharing with and leading other organisations.

Finalists and winners in each category are considered for the Partners Life Supreme Award.

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The Pullman Progress Award

The Pullman Progress Award recognises previous finalists and winners of a Rainbow Excellence Award who have continued to demonstrate progress, innovation, and/or ongoing commitment to Rainbow Inclusion inside and outside their organisations sustained over time.

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The Pride Pledge Certified Executive Leadership Award

The Pride Pledge Certified Executive Leadership Award recognises genuine ownership, accountability, and drive from the top level(s) within the organisation.

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SkyCity Community and Advocacy Award

The SkyCity Community and Advocacy Award recognises Rainbow organisations and their supporters (sponsors/partners) that are truly making a measurable impact for our rainbow communities through programmes, campaigns, events or initiatives that target specific issues or opportunities. This award can be a direct entry from a rainbow organisation or a nomination by one of their key partners or sponsors. This category is awarded to the rainbow organisation.

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Chorus Ambassadorship Award

The Chorus Ambassadorship Award recognises internal heroes and role models in formal or informal leadership roles who are actively driving improvements with rainbow inclusion

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Simpson Grierson Impact Award (Program, Policy, Practice)

The Simpson Grierson Impact Award (Program, Policy, Practice) recognises an organisation or initiative that has tackled a particular issue or opportunity and can demonstrate measurable improvement in rainbow inclusion and wellbeing on a sustained basis

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The Pride Pledge Certified Innovation Award

The Pride Pledge Certified Innovation Award recognises a program, policy, or practice that shows the willingness to try something new and bold, adapted to the unique organisational context, with measures for monitoring progress.

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ASB Emerging Award

ASB Emerging Award recognises organisations who are early in their diversity and inclusion journey, but have taken steps to clearly signal their commitment to rainbow inclusion in one or more facets of their organisation

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The Pride Pledge Non-Commercial Sector Award

The Pride Pledge Non-Commercial Sector Award recognises and celebrates organisations within the non-commercial sector who demonstrate leadership and innovation in the area of rainbow diversity and inclusion within and / or across their sector.

Non-commercial may include state sector, not-for profit, social enterprises, NGOs, public sector, and profit for social purpose organisations.

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The Les Mills Representation in Marketing Award

The Les Mills Representation in Marketing Award recognises organisations which have purposefully and clearly shown rainbow inclusion in mainstream external marketing and branding campaigns in an authentic and integrated way.

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Z Energy SME Rainbow Inclusivity Award

The Z Energy SME Rainbow Inclusivity Award recognises small to medium organisations on their journey towards improving Rainbow Inclusion, evidenced through one or more areas of program, policy, or practice that sets an example for others to follow

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The Pride Pledge Pride Network of the Year Award

The Pride Pledge Pride Network of the Year Award celebrates and recognises employee-led networks who demonstrate high levels of engagement, reach and make an impact with Rainbow DEI initiatives across their organisation. These networks will be an inspiration for other employee networks to follow.

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