Awards winners announced
Congratulations to all the winners! The results of this year's Plain English Awards were announced at a ceremony in Wellington on 3 December.
2013 Awards winners and finalists
The Ministry of Social Development was the big winner with the supreme award for Plain English Champion — Best Organisation.
Awards newcomer, ANZ, scooped a win in four categories, showing that plain language can triumph over financial speak in even the most complex of documents.
The Best Plain English Turnaround category was won by Inland Revenue, and the State Services Commission had the dubious honour of winning the People’s Choice — Worst ‘Brainstrain’ Communication.
Thanks to everyone who helped make the evening such a success, especially our brilliant MC, James Elliot.