Record number of awards entries received

Thank you to all the organisations who entered this year. We have received a record number of entries across all categories, which is a testament to the excellent stories to be told about companies and individuals working in the energy sector in New Zealand.

Finalists in eight categories will be announced on the 21st of June.

The Consumer NZ Energy Retailer of the Year category, which will be decided according to Consumers’ annual energy providers’ survey, will be announced on the 12th July.

Now is the time to get nominating with entries due by the 17th of May

Request your entry forms by visiting the ENTER tab on this website. 

Organiser Neil Wembridge (General Manager, Freeman Media) is available to answer any questions. Feel free to contact him at

Welcome Villa Maria

We are pleased to announce Villa Maria Estate as our official wine sponsor for the 2016 awards. Villa Maria was established in 1961 and is the home of New Zealand's most awarded wines. The brand is dedicated to the pursuit of creating quality New Zealand wine and is enjoyed by wine drinkers all around the world.