Enter now for the 2019 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards
Entries for the Awards close at 5pm (NZST) on Wednesday 24 July 2019.
Why should you enter?
- Pride and a sense of achievement
- Raise your community, business, or personal profile. Finalists and winners may receive media coverage for their achievements.
- New Zealand Biosecurity Award finalists will receive:
- 2 tickets to attend the Awards dinner in Auckland on Monday 4 November 2019
- a certificate of achievement
- inclusion in the Awards collateral and communications programme.
- New Zealand Biosecurity Department of Conservation Community Award finalists
will also have their travel and accommodation costs to attend the Awards dinner
met by the programme.
- New Zealand Biosecurity Award winners will receive:
- a trophy and certificate of achievement
- a chance to say a few words at the dinner ceremony
- inclusion in the Awards collateral, media and communications programme.
- The two Department of Conservation Community
Award winners will also receive a cash prize of $2,500.
Follow these steps to enter
Step 1: Choose your category and check your eligibility.
Step 2: Read the Award category requirements:
- All applications for categories 1 to 7 must be supported by:
- a summary of your project, entry, or organisation of no more than 200 words
- a detailed description and background on your project, work, or contribution that supports New Zealand in maintaining a world-leading biosecurity system. This should demonstrate the attributes and achievements outlined in the specific category criteria and be no more than 2,000 words.
- your view on why the individual, group, project, or organisation deserves to be recognised. This should be no more than 200 words.
- If in addition you want to be considered for the Mondiale Innovation Award then you need to include an outline of how innovation contributed to the success of a project, programme, protocol, or one-off event of no more than 500 words.
- Applications can be made by individuals, groups, or communities who are actively, or have been, carrying out biosecurity-related projects or work within the past 18 months.
- Requirements for categories 8 and 9, the AsureQuality Emerging Leader Award and the Minister’s Biosecurity Award must be supported by:
- a summary of why this person should be recognised for their outstanding contribution to biosecurity in New Zealand, and their key achievements. Entries should not exceed 500 words.
Step 3: We recommend you draft and save your entry in a Word document before you fill the online form. This prevents losing your work before you complete your entry.
Step 4: When you’re happy with your draft entry, copy and paste from your Word document into the online entry form below.