Plain Language Awards

Celebrate the stories of our clearest business communicators

2018 Awards

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2018 Awards!

Congratulations to our 2018 winners!

And the winners are...

Congratulations to our 2018 plain language heroes

Best Plain English Document — Public Sector

Winner: Dunedin City Council

Finalist: New Zealand Drug Foundation

Finalist: Ministry for Women

Best Plain English Document — Private Sector

Winner: JUNO investing magazine

Finalist: Litmus Limited

Best Plain English Website — Public

Winner: Auckland Council

Finalist: Veteran's Affairs New Zealand

Best Plain English Website — Private

Winner: Xero

Finalist: MoneyHub Limited

Finalist: Snappy Communication Ltd.

Best Plain English Sentence Transformation

Winner: Ministry of Social Development

Finalist: Ankita Sharma

Finalist: Ministry of Social Development

Best Plain English Technical Communicator

Winner: Kaye Rayner, Sysdoc

Best Plain English Annual Report

Winner: Ryman Healthcare

Finalist: Statistics New Zealand

Finalist: Ministry for Women

Best Plain English Legal Document

Winner: Draper Cormack Group Limited

Finalist: Infinite Possibilities Limited

Finalist: Hatch

Best Plain English Turnaround

Winner: Infinite Possibilities Limited

Finalist: Auckland Council

People's Choice — Best Plain English Communication

Winner: Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC)

Finalist: Independent Police Conduct Authority

Finalist: Ryman Healthcare

People’s Choice — Worst ‘Brainstrain’ Communication

Winner: The Companies Office

Finalist: Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Finalist: Air New Zealand