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Categories & criteria

Digital

Website of the Year (Sponsored by Voyager)
Best news website or app
Best innovation in digital storytelling


Feature writinG

Feature Writer of the Year (long-form)
Feature writer - arts, entertainment and lifestyle (long-form)
Feature writer - crime, justice and/or social issues (long-form)
Feature writer -health and lifestyle and/or general (long-form)

Feature Writer of the Year (short-form)
Feature writer - arts, entertainment and lifestyle (short-form)
Feature writer - crime, justice and/or social issues (short-form)
Feature writer -health and lifestyle and/or general (short-form)

Feature writer - business and/or personal finance (no word limit)
Feature writer - sport (no word limit)
Best first-person essay or feature (no word limit)
Best Feature Writer - junior (no word limit)


General

Best artwork/graphics (including interactive/motion graphics)
Best editorial campaign or project
Best coverage of a major news event
Best headline or hook (including social media)
Best trade/specialist publication and/or website
Editorial Executive of the Year (Sponsored by ASB)
nib Health Journalism Scholarship - junior (Sponsored by nib)
nib Health Journalism Scholarship - Senior (Sponsored by nib)
Reviewer of the Year
Cartoonist of the Year
Science and Technology Award (Sponsored by Science Media Centre)
Environmental/sustainability Award (Sponsored by Meridian Energy)


Magazines

Magazine of the Year
Best magazine design


Newspapers

Best newspaper front page
Best newspaper-inserted magazine
Community Newspaper of the Year
Newspaper of the Year (more than 30,000 Circulation)
Newspaper of the Year (up to 30,000 Circulation)
Weekly Newspaper of the Year
Voyager Newspaper of the Year


Opinion writing

Opinion Writer of the Year
Opinion writer - business and/or personal finance
Opinion writer - general and/or sport
Opinion writer - humour/satire


Photography

Photographer of the Year (Sponsored by Canon)
Best photography - general  (Sponsored by Canon)
Best photography - news (Sponsored by Canon)
Best photo - junior (Sponsored by Canon)
Best feature/photographic photo (Sponsored by Canon)
Best photography -portrait   (Sponsored by Canon)
Best photography - sports (Sponsored by Canon)


Reporting

Reporter of the Year (Sponsored by Voyager)
Best Reporter - junior
Reporter - arts, entertainment and lifestyle
Reporter - crime, justice and/or social issues
Reporter - health education and/or general
Reporter - Maori affairs
Best (single) news story (Sponsored by AAP)
Best investigation
Best team investigation
Best coverage of a major news event
Business Journalist of the Year
Political Journalist of the Year
Sports Journalist of the Year
Regional Journalist of the Year
Community Journalist of the Year
Student Journalist of the Year


Videography

Videographer of the Year (Sponsored by Canon)
Best feature video (Sponsored by Canon)
Best news video (Sponsored by Canon)
Best videographer  - junior (Sponsored by Canon)
Best team video - feature (Sponsored by Canon)
Best team video - news (Sponsored by Canon)