Plain English Awards

celebrate New Zealand's clearest communicators


Big thanks to our sponsors for their support in 2017


When your document holds the WriteMark, your readers can be sure that your writing meets a very high standard of clarity. The WriteMark is an internationally recognised quality mark originally developed in New Zealand.


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Write is a world-class plain language consultancy. We help businesses and organisations to achieve their strategic goals through clear and efficient communication.

We offer insightful consultancy, expert writing services, and bespoke training that transform how a workplace communicates.


wright family foundation

For 20 years, humanitarians Chloe and Wayne Wright have tirelessly dedicated their time, and generous financial contributions, to providing educational services that improve the lives and prospects of New Zealanders, with a particular focus on mothers and children.



What we do in a nutshell:

  • Investigate issues we reckon consumers need to know more about
  • Mystery shop and survey to keep businesses honest
  • Give advice to thousands of consumers about their rights and how to exercise them
  • Campaign to get laws and regulations changed to benefit consumers
  • Recommend businesses you can trust

Graphic Solutions is a small Wellington design studio, routinely going the extra kilometre for their clients.

Kendons provides enduring value to business and offers:

  • Software solutions
  • Financial and management reporting
  • Business strategy and advice
  • Taxation
  • Audits and review engagements
  • Business valuations

At Kendons your success is our motivation.