Plain English Awards

celebrate New Zealand's clearest communicators

Get involved in the 2017 Plain English Awards

2017 Awards categories


Please click the links to view the requirements for each award category. Only the People’s Choice entries are open at the moment. Check back soon for the other categories!

Plain English Champion

  • Best Organisation
  • Best Individual or Team

Best Plain English Document

  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector

Best Plain English Website

  • Public Sector
  • Private Sector

Best Plain English Sentence Transformation

Best Plain English Legal Document

Best Plain English Annual Report

Best Plain English Technical Communicator

Best Plain English Turnaround

People’s Choice

  • Best Plain English Communication
  • Worst ‘Brainstrain’ Communication