Beautiful Awards 2018



Keep New Zealand Beautiful are proud to present the Beautiful Awards! Submissions open Monday 21st May with councils, community groups, businesses and members of the public encouraged to enter to celebrate environmental excellence in our places, people, and businesses.

This year, there are 15 awards across 5 categories:

Category 1: Individuals

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

Category 2: Community Awards

  • Community Environmental Initiative Award
  • 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

Before you submit your entry

Take a read through the Awards Criteria and ensure you have compiled all required information for your submission, and make sure you've read the Terms and Conditions of entering the awards.

Beautiful Awards Gala Dinner

All winners will be announced at The Beautiful Awards Gala dinner on Friday 26th October in Auckland central. Tickets will be open to all entrants, branches, members, councils and the general public. Tickets will be on sale from Friday 29th June 2018.



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

Enter the Beautiful Awards