The Trust works to bring plain English into common use in
Through the Plain English Awards, the Trust acknowledges the efforts of organisations that use plain English to communicate with their staff and their customers.
The Trust was formed in 2008 and organises and hosts the WriteMark New Zealand Plain English Awards.
The WriteMark Plain English Awards Trust was registered as a charitable entity under the Charities Act 2005 on 9 September 2009. The Trust’s registration number is CC42158.
Visit the Charities Commission website for more information about the Trust.
The Trust has approved donee status from Inland Revenue. It operates on a not-for-profit basis, supported by sponsorship and donations.
Organisations that make donations to the Trust will be able to claim tax credits or a deduction.
We rely on sponsorship and donations to run the Awards. Your generosity is appreciated!
Are you curious about the benefits Awards sponsorship could bring to your organisation? Then please get in touch. We’d be more than happy to discuss sponsorship options with you.
Please contact Melissa Mebus on firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 04 384 6447, if you’d like to sponsor the Awards.
Thanks for supporting clear communication in New Zealand!