Rising Star Award

ABOUT THE AWARD

The New Zealand roading industry Rising Star Award is for the standout person aged under 40 in the New Zealand roading sector, defined by their achievements during their career to-date. It is awarded annually.

Entries are sought from the broader roading industry including individuals working in: roading and transport teams within councils; engineering consultancies; roading contractors; NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi; the supply and materials sectors.

WHY NOMINATE

  • tell your story about the young rising stars in your organisation and how they are advancing themselves, your organisation, and the roading industry as a whole

  • promote your support for your young employees

  • establish a position of leadership as an employer of choice

  • strengthen your social licence and commitment to social responsibility 

 

Please fill out the online form to request your award entry form.

 

KEY DATES FOR 2024

  • Entries open: Wednesday 5 June

  • Entry tips webinar: 11.00 am, Thursday 4 July - see the recording here

  • Entries due: 5.00 pm, Wednesday 21 August

  • Finalists announced: Wednesday 11 September  

  • Winner announced: Wednesday 20 November (Future Roads conference dinner, Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton) 

 

RULES OF ENTRY, GENERAL GUIDELINES AND ENTRY TIPS

Click here

 

JUDGING PANEL  

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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CONTACT AND SPONSORSHIP DETAILS 

Award enquiries

events@freemanmedia.co.nz

Sponsorship enquiries

James Wardhaugh
+64 21 636 819
james.wardhaugh@freemanmedia.co.nz