Six weeks until entry window closes - plenty of time.

There are 6 weeks to go until the entry window closes for the 2015 Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards, make sure YOUR stories are told.

Our judges are looking forward to the stories of achievement and excellence coming out of the New Zealand energy sector. If you are involved with preparing entries, make sure you read “Toby’s Tips” below. These are very valuable tips from one of our long-serving judges.

Toby's Tips - A must read for entrants

As a six-time member of the award’s judging panel, Toby Stevenson, a director at Sapere Research Group, is well placed to offer some sage words of advice to potential entrants:

1.Follow the instructions on the entry form – it will tell you what you must fill in, and what is optional (where relevant). The judges grade all information that is marked as mandatory to provide in your entry.

Official launch a great success

Bigger and better than ever before, the 2015 Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards was successfully launched in Wellington last night.

Principal sponsor Deloitte hosted a group of over 100 key influencers and decision makers from across the energy sector, including special guest the Honourable Simon Bridges, Minister of Energy and Resources.

The minister spoke to the audience about the importance of taking time to recognise excellence and having pride in the great work the energy sector does every day.

Three new categories were unveiled: