2019 Awards of Excellence to Industry

Nominations for this year's Minister of Defence Awards of Excellence to Industry have closed.

About the Awards

Thank you to everyone who nominated an industry partner for recognition this year. The judging process is underway.

These Awards were established by the New Zealand Defence Industry Advisory Council (NZDIAC) in 1998 to highlight and reward contributions made by industry to Defence. This year the Awards categories are:

  • Category 1: Provision of a service to Defence less than $15 million
  • Category 2: Provision of product to Defence less than $15 million
  • Category 3: Provision of a product or service to Defence in excess of $15 million
  • Health and Safety Citation: Strongest overall demonstration of excellence in health and safety
  • Individual Special Award: For outstanding contribution from an individual from Industry to the relationship between Defence and Industry
  • Company Special Award: For outstanding contribution by a company who has demonstrated a significant contribution to Community and Nation through their relationship with Defence.

 Last updated: August 2019

 

2017 Awards Categories

The Award categories provide a means of measuring like companies performance against each other. The five award categories are:

Category 1: The provision of a Service to Defence less that $15m
Category 1 recognises the provision of a service to Defence less than $15m that exemplifies the Defence Industry Strategy Principles underpinned by the development of a gain-gain relationship based on alignment, long-term focus, commitment and trust.

Category 2: The provision of a product to Defence less than $15m
Category 2 recognises the provision of a product to Defence less than $15m that exemplifies the Defence Industry Strategy Principles underpinned by the development of a gain-gain relationship based on alignment, long-term focus, commitment and trust.

Category 3: The provision of a product or service to Defence in excess of $15m
Category 2 recognises the provision of a product  or service to Defence in excess of $15m that exemplifies the Defence Industry Strategy Principles underpinned by the development of a gain-gain relationship based on alignment, long-term focus, commitment and trust.

Health and Safety Citation
Health and Safety initiative of the year - awarded for the strongest overall demonstration of excellence in health and safety carried out by an organisation supplying to defence.

Special Award
Outstanding contribution to the sector - recognition of an individual from industry who has made a significant and long-term contribution to the relationship between defence and industry.