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An individual, team, academic institution or organisation who has delivered inspiring engineering education that has had enduring positive impact for engineers, students or tamariki. 

To be envied

  • Excellence in engaging students, commitment to continuous learning, and delivering effective engineering education.
  • Powerful positive influence on the nominee’s students, institution or wider community, in raising the profile of engineering in New Zealand.
  • Demonstrated results that show the positive educational impact the nominee has had on their students or target group.


  • Entries are open to individuals, teams, organisations or other groups​
  • Work substantially completed in New Zealand
  • May include work by non-engineers
  • Initial delivery of programme or initiative to have commenced by or after 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
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