Hi-Tech Awards – Let’s see more SI entries!

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Just two weeks until entries close!

Entries close on Monday 7 March 2022 at 5:00pm. It’s time to polish up your entries and get them ready to be submitted into the awards portal.  Here at Canterbury Tech, we’d love to see more South Island entries!

Entering the NZ Hi-Tech Awards:

  • Helps you analyse and articulate your core messaging and where your business sits
  • Primes your business – entering other awards, responding to RFPs or raising capital
  • Content for website, collateral, press releases and more
  • Plus you get to attend the Alumni Event & Conference for free!

First-round is only judged on the entry form (and validated by your website).

If you want to make it to the next round your written entry is what will get you there!

P.s. If you need some guidance on your entry check out our Entry Tips & Tricks webinar recording below.


2022 NZ Hi-Tech Awards Categories


  • Hi-Tech Company of the Year sponsored by PwC
  • Hi-Tech Emerging Company of the Year sponsored by Pacific Edge
  • Hi-Tech Start-up Company of the Year sponsored by Punakaiki Fund
  • Hi-Tech Kamupene Māori o te Tau – Māori Company of the Year sponsored by Callaghan Innovation
  • Best Contribution to the NZ Tech Sector sponsored by Halo Consulting


  • Hi-Tech Inspiring Individual sponsored by IBM
  • Hi-Tech Young Achiever sponsored by Xero

Product/ Solution

  • Most Innovative Hi-Tech Software Solution sponsored by Duncan Cotterill
  • Most Innovative Hi-Tech Hardware Product sponsored by Endace
  • Most Innovative Hi-Tech Service sponsored by Kiwibank
  • Most Innovative Deep Tech Solution sponsored by Soul Machines
  • Most Innovative Hi-Tech Agritech Solution sponsored by NZTE
  • Most Innovative Hi-Tech Creative Tech Solution sponsored by Auckland Unlimited
  • Best Hi-Tech Solution for the Public Good sponsored by Visa

Tip: Download the entry form for the category you’re wanting to enter and draft your entry. Then once it’s ready, submit your entry into our online portal

Entries close on Monday 7 March 2022 at 5:00pm.

Not sure of which category to enter or if you’re eligible? Get in touch.


Key Dates

Entries close on Monday 7 March 2022 at 5:00pm. No extensions.

Finalist Announcements: Tuesday 29 March 2022, in Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch.

Panel Judging: Wednesday 13 April 2022, in Auckland. Block out the whole day.

Gala Dinner: Friday 20 May 2022, in Wellington

Ngā Mihi

The NZ Hi-Tech Trust


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