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2014 Young New Zealander of the Year Parris Goebel stars in latest 'Step It Up' movie and also assists with the choreography. The movie opens in New Zealand on Thursday 18 September.  Read more...

2014 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Dr Lance O'Sullivan speaks out about the importance of a well designed home.  "Poorly designed homes and the use of poorly made materials contribute greatly to poor health", says Lance.   Read more...

2014 Kiwibank´╗┐ Local Hero of the Year Cecilia Sullivan-Grant shares her thoughts on what it means to be recognised for an award and what being a category winner has meant to her.   Read more...

Meet some of our Executive and Category Judges. Read more...

2014 Young New Zealander of the Year Parris Goebel who has choreographed for global chart-topper Jennifer Lopez and the North American-based Cirque du Soleil dance troupe, will now choreograph a New Zealand-produced multi-million dollar international hip-hop film, Born To Dance.  The film will star Kiwi actor/singer Stan Walker.  Read more...

Nomination Forms are now available at Kiwibank branches or from Mitre 10 stores.

Nominations Open for 2015 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards
The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office has announced that is seeking nominations for the 2015 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. Any member of the public can nominate an individual or community organisation in the Awards programme. Nominations can be made until 30th September 2014 through completing the online nomination form or requesting an information brochure from the Awards Office. Nomination Form...

NZOTY welcomes new category sponsor
The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office has announced that The University of Auckland has joined the Awards programme as category sponsor for the Young New Zealander of the Year.  Read more...


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2014 Kiwibank NZer of the YearLance casual"Being nominated for such a prestigious award is a truly humbling experience and the recognition that has followed will ensure that I can continue to make a difference not only to my community but to other communities across New Zealand", Dr Lance O'Sullivan.


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Photos of the 2014 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards Gala can be viewed here...


2014 Key Dates

Dates
Nominations Open Nominate Now
Kiwibank Local Hero Presentations
New Plymouth 17 Nov 2014
Palmerston North 18 Nov 2014
Napier 19 Nov 2014
Gisborne 20 Nov 2014
Tauranga 21 Nov 2014
Wellington 24 Nov 2014
Nelson 25 Nov 2014
Christchurch 26 Nov 2014
Dunedin 27 Nov 2014
Invercargill 28 Nov 2014
Whangarei 1 Dec 2014
Auckland 2 Dec 2014
Hamilton 9 Dec 2014
Category Judging Day 12 Nov 2014
Executive Judging Day 4 Dec 2014
Awards Gala Presentation 25 Feb 2015

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