Entries for the ENVIs are always high quality. This year's are no different, with the judges poring over entries across nine categories, selecting finalists who represent the ENVI of the engineering profession.
Here are your finalists – do you know anyone in with a shot?
STUDENT ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
An undergraduate engineering student or group of students who demonstrate outstanding design and innovation in their final year tertiary project.
ENGINEERING LEADERSHIP AWARD
An engineer who gets things done, inspires others and takes people with them to make an outstanding contribution to engineering in New Zealand.
ENGINEERING IMPACT AWARD
A project or initiative which has positive social, environmental, cultural or economic outcomes to a community, iwi, organisation, the environment, education or society.
ENGINEERING PARTNERSHIP AWARD
An innovative collaboration that results in a better project outcome or has a significant positive impact to an ethnic group, workforce, customers, community or the environment.
ENGINEERING INNOVATION AWARD – PRODUCT
A breathtakingly clever engineering product that has solved an age-old problem or shifted from the ‘always done this way’ mentality.
ENGINEERING INNOVATION AWARD – PROJECT
An engineering project that exemplifies innovation at every stage, and delivers a fresh solution to a societal need or problem.
ENGINEERING EDUCATION AWARD
An individual, team, academic institution or organisation who has delivered inspiring engineering education that has had enduring positive impact for engineers, students or tamariki.