Community Initiative of the Year

Award for an outstanding initiative that has demonstrated wide-reaching benefits to both the organisation and community involved.

This category is open to New Zealand energy sector organisations such as retailers, generators, network companies, pipeline owners, oil/gas explorers and producers and is being assessed for initiatives undertaken over the last two years (started, completed or ongoing).  

Tell us about the ways you have engaged and worked with your community to make a meaningful contribution. 


  • Negotiation of land access agreements, iwi engagement and equity partnership opportunities 
  • Community support, education, training and sponsorship programmes