CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!

The winners for our very first Impact Awards were announced 27th July 2019. The diversity and calibre of applicants was hugely impressive, with 200 applications received from 12 regions nationwide. A massive congratulations and thank you to everyone involved. Register your interest now for 2020!


Pictured from left : Guy Ryan, CEO & Founder of Inspiring Stories and The Impact Awards; Jacinta Gulasekharam – winner of the Evolve Leadership Summit scholarship; Shaquille Shortland, CEO of Tuapapa Māori Language Academy & Consultancy – winner of the Inclusion Award; Sophie Handford, National Coordinator School Strikes 4 Climate – winner of the Climate Award; Jazz Thornton, CEO of Voices of Hope – winner of the Wellbeing Award; and Shay Wright – Co-founder of Te Whare Hukahuka – winner of the Impact Award for Enterprise.

Pictured from left: Guy Ryan, CEO & Founder of Inspiring Stories and The Impact Awards; Jacinta Gulasekharam – winner of the Evolve Leadership Summit scholarship; Shaquille Shortland, CEO of Tuapapa Māori Language Academy & Consultancy – winner of the Inclusion Award; Sophie Handford, National Coordinator School Strikes 4 Climate – winner of the Climate Award; Jazz Thornton, CEO of Voices of Hope – winner of the Wellbeing Award; and Shay Wright – Co-founder of Te Whare Hukahuka – winner of the Impact Award for Enterprise.

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AMPLIFYING IMPACT ACROSS FOUR KEY CATEGORIES.

In 2019, The Impact Awards celebrated young New Zealanders demonstrating inspiring leadership, and making a difference in the following categories.

Recognising leadership and action that is helping to reduce carbon emissions and support the transition to a more resilient, low carbon-economy.   Learn more >>

Recognising leadership and action that is helping to reduce carbon emissions and support the transition to a more resilient, low carbon-economy.

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Recognising leadership and action through enterprise, harnessing the power of business to create better social and/or environmental outcomes.   Learn More >>

Recognising leadership and action through enterprise, harnessing the power of business to create better social and/or environmental outcomes.

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Recognising leadership and action that is challenging discrimination and racism, and helping to create more inclusive communities and/or workplaces.   Learn More >>

Recognising leadership and action that is challenging discrimination and racism, and helping to create more inclusive communities and/or workplaces.

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Recognising leadership and action that is helping to create better health and wellbeing outcomes in communities, schools or workplaces.   Learn More >>

Recognising leadership and action that is helping to create better health and wellbeing outcomes in communities, schools or workplaces.

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THE AWARDS CEREMONY FOR 2020 IS HAPPENING 25TH JULY.

The first-time pilot for The Impact Awards in 2019 was a huge success. We’re excited to share the we’ll be building on The Impact Awards for 2020, with the Awards Ceremony set to take place on the Saturday 25th July in Wellington – the same weekend as Festival for the Future. Get involved. Spread the word. If you’d like to purchase a table to or support in some way get in touch.


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Contact – JJ Stuart-Manning at Inspiring Stories – JJ@inspiringstories.org.nz // 021 222 7810