The Plain English Awards are a public pat on the back for plain English champions and help to raise the bar for clear communication
The 2017 winners and finalists have been published. Congratulations to all who made it!
You can submit nominations for the People’s Choice category for 2018 if you missed out this year.
Please get in touch if you can offer support as a sponsor. We rely on sponsorship to manage and promote the Awards and to run the presentation ceremony. Let’s all get behind the Awards to make them happen again this year!
The $125 entry fee covers basic administration costs.
Thanks for supporting clear communication in New Zealand!
Best Plain English Communication award honours the most outstanding example of a plain English document or web page nominated by a member of the public
Worst 'Brainstrain' Communication award reveals, in good humour, the document or website most notable for confusing and dumbfounding its target audience
Winner: Utilities Disputes
Finalist: JUNO magazine — www.junoinvesting.co.nz
Winner: Wellington City Council
Finalist: Superu — Making sense of evaluation