2012 Winners



Best Artwork: Richard Dale - NZ Herald
Best Columnist: Simon Cunliffe - Otago Daily Times
Best Headline: Nicholas Sorenson - Pagemasters/NZ Herald
Best Investigation: Jon Stephenson - Metro
Cartoonist of the Year: Guy Body - NZ Herald
Editorial Writer of the Year: Bruce Rennie - The Press
Fellow to Wolfson College, Cambridge: Martin van Beynen
Reviewer of the Year: Russell Baillie - NZ Herald
Student Journalist of the Year: Jonathan Carson - Waikato Times 


Best Magazine: Good
Best News Stand Magazine: NZ Listener
Best Trade or Professional Magazine: Landscape Architecture NZ

Magazine Feature Writer of the Year

Magazine Feature Writer of the Year: Kennedy Warne - NZ Geographic
Arts and Entertainment: Diana Wichtel - NZ Listener
Business: Donna Chisholm - North & South, Metro
Crime and Justice: Joanna Wane - North & South
Human Relations: Donna Chisholm - North & South, Metro
Politics: Jonathan Milne - NZ Listener
Science and Environment: Kennedy Warne - NZ Geographic
Sport: Scotty Stevenson - Sky magazine


Canon Newspaper of the Year: Weekend Herald
Newspaper of the Year (over 30,000 circulation): The Press
Newspaper of the Year (up to 30,000 circulation): Bay of Plenty Times
Weekly Newspaper of the Year: Weekend Herald
Community Newspaper of the Year: The Star
Best Newspaper Design: The Press
Best Newspaper Inserted Magazine: Canvas - NZ Herald

Newspaper Feature Writer

Senior Newspaper Feature Writer of the Year: Martin van Beynen - The Press
Junior Newspaper Feature Writer of the Year: Alex Fensome - Southland Times
Arts: Adam Dudding - Sunday Star Times
Business: Karyn Scherer - NZ Herald
Crime and Justice: Steve Kilgallon - Sunday Star Times
Human Relations: Tony Wall - Sunday Star Times
Politics: Claire Trevett - NZ Herald
Science and Environment: Chris Barton - NZ Herald
Sport: Ben Stanley - Waikato Times, Sunday Star Times


Senior Reporter of the Year: Martin van Beynen - The Press
Junior Reporter of the Year: Olivia Carville - The Press
Arts and Entertainment: Vicki Anderson - The Press
Business: David Fisher - Herald on Sunday
Crime and Justice: Clio Francis - The Dominion Post
Human Relations: Imogen Neale - Sunday Star Times
Politics: Vernon Small - The Dominion Post
Science and Environment: Marty Sharpe - The Dominion Post
Sport: Simon Plumb - Sunday Star Times


Best Innovation in Multimedia Storytelling: NZH Election 2011
Best Innovation in New Technologies: stuff app
Best Online News Site: nzherald.co.nz
Best Video: Daniel Tobin - The Press
Best Website: nzherald.co.nz
Best Website Breaking News Coverage: stuff.co.nz/press.co.nz
Best Website Community Interaction: nzherald.co.nz


Senior Press Photographer of the Year: Alan Gibson - NZ Herald
Junior Press Photographer of the Year: Benjamin Curran - Marlborough Express
Best News Picture: Geoff Sloan - Christchurch Star
Best Photo Essay or Slideshow: Geoff Sloan - Christchurch Star
Best Sports Picture: Simon Watts - Freelance