A project or product where art, design, technology and engineering collide to create something eye-catching, disruptive and different to the norm.

To be envied

  • A visionary approach to conception and development that displays the nominee’s creative process.

  • Projects or products that break the mould and go beyond the ordinary to display creative brilliance in engineering.

  • Creative flair, in whatever form that takes – aesthetic beauty, a convergence of form, function and style, innovative use of materials – or something completely different!


  • Entries are open to individuals, teams, organisations or other groups

  • Projects or products eligible

  • Work substantially completed in New Zealand, by engineers who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents

  • May include work by non-engineers

  • Work substantially completed between November 2018 and November 2020

  • Do not have to be Engineering New Zealand members

Judging Criteria

  • Vision – concept, opportunity and creative idea

  • Design – creative and technical process

  • Delivery – technical achievement

  • Impact – value and how it’s made a difference

How to enter

  1. Check the eligibility criteria 

  2. Download and complete entry form 

  3. Upload form and supporting material to the online portal

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Entries open

3 Dec – 11 Mar 2021

Finalists announced

May 2021


1 July 2021

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