Beautiful Awards 2018



Keep New Zealand Beautiful are proud to present the Beautiful Awards! Thank you to everyone who entered this year, we were blown away by the number and calibre of entries!

Congratulations to our finalists for 2018!

Beautiful Awards Gala Dinner

All winners will be announced at The Beautiful Awards Gala Dinner on Friday 26th October in central Auckland. Tickets are open to all entrants, branches, members, councils and the general public. We also have two fundraising raffles running for the event, one 50:50 raffle and one zero waste gift hamper, with tickets open to the general public.

Gala Dinner and raffle tickets are available for purchase here.

Below is a recap of the awards and award categories:

Category 1: Individuals

  • Young Legend Award
  • Local Hero Award
  • Tidy Kiwi Award

Category 2: Community Awards

  • Community Environmental Initiative Award, proudly sponsored by Klean Kanteen
  • Community Group Award
  • Sustainable Schools Award, proudly sponsored by New Zealand Couriers

Category 3: Businesses

  • Most Sustainable Business Project
  • Most Sustainable Small Business - less than 20 staff
  • Most Sustainable Large Business - more than 20 staff

Category 4: Places

  • Best Loo - proudly sponsored by Plumbing World
  • Best Street - proudly sponsored by Resene
  • Kiwi's Choice - proudly sponsored by Resene

Category 5: Most Beautiful Towns and Cities*

  • Most Beautiful Small Town (Minor Urban Area, population 1,000-9,999)
  • Most Beautiful Large Town (Secondary Urban Area, population 10,000-29,999)
  • Most Beautiful City (Main Urban Area, population over 30,000)

* Most Beautiful Towns and Cities are classified according to population as per the Statistics New Zealand classifications


Don’t hesitate to ask us if you have any questions about your submission! Email us directly or call us at 09-264-1434