Plain Language Awards

Celebrate the stories of our clearest business communicators

2011 Awards shortlist

Congratulations to those shortlisted in the 2011 Awards! These are listed below in alphabetical order.

Plain English Champion — Best Organisation

Cancer Society of New Zealand
Commerce Commission
Statistics New Zealand

Plain English Champion — Best Project

Cabbage Tree Creative
Ministry of Social Development (4 entries)
NZ Transport Agency
Saatchi & Saatchi
Telecom New Zealand

Plain English Champion — Best Individual or Team

Cancer Society of New Zealand
Statistics New Zealand
Telecom New Zealand

Best Plain English Document — Public Sector / Non-Government Organisation (NGO)

Beca and NZ Transport Agency
Cancer Society of New Zealand (2 entries)
Greater Wellington Regional Council
Ministry of Social Development (2 entries)
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongawera
NZ Transport Agency (2 entries)
Retail Institute

Best Plain English Document — Private Sector

Contact Energy
Gareth Morgan Investments

Best Plain English Website — Public Sector / Non-Government Organisation (NGO)

Careers New Zealand
CCS Disability Action
Department of Labour
Inland Revenue
Karori Community Hall Trust
Ministry of Consumer Affairs
NZ Family and Community Service
NZ Transport Agency

Best Plain English Website — Private Sector

Hearts and Bones Pilates Centre
KPMG New Zealand
Martelli McKegg
Optimal Usability

Best Plain English Sentence Transformation

ACC – Maryland Spencer
Fisher and Paykel – Michael Pritchard
Inland Revenue – Sue Wilton
Ministry of Consumer Affairs – Heather McLay
Statistics New Zealand – Lesley Hanes
Transpower New Zealand – Anil Manchha

Best Plain English Technical Communicator

Aaron Carson – Statistics New Zealand
Andrew Lonie – Department of Conservation
Cathy Allan – McConnell Dowell Construction
Emma Burnard – Telecom New Zealand
Emma Harding – Streamliners New Zealand Ltd
Jon Hertzig – Electric Ink Ltd
Kristina Louis – Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Megan McBeth – Streamliners New Zealand Ltd
Meredith Evans – Streamliners New Zealand Ltd
Sarah Grundy – Department of Conservation

Best Plain English Financial Document — Investment Statement

Goldman Henry Capital Management Ltd
Pathfinder Asset Management Ltd
UDC Finance Ltd

Best Plain English Financial Document — General Financial Document

AMP Services (NZ) Ltd
Gareth Morgan Investments
Ministry of Social Development
Pathfinder Asset Management Ltd

People’s Choice

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