The Plain English Awards are a public pat on the back for plain English champions, and help raise the bar for clear communication
The 2019 People’s Choice Awards are now open, and close on 30 August. Get nominating!
We’ll be running the full Plain English Awards again in 2020.
Nominations open: Wednesday, 1 May
Nominations close: Saturday, 31 August
Shortlist announced: Thursday, 19 September
Finalists announced: Thursday, 17 October
Winners announced: Thursday, 28 November
Curious about the benefits that sponsoring the Plain English Awards brings to your organisation? Please get in touch — we’d love to discuss sponsorship options with you.
Contact Melissa Mebus on email@example.com, or call 04 384 6447 if you’d like to sponsor the Awards.
Thanks for supporting clear communication in New Zealand!
The Best Communication award honours an outstanding example of a plain English document or webpage nominated by a member of the public
The Brainstrain award reveals, in good humour, the document or webpage most notable for confusing and dumbfounding its target audience
Finalist: Andy Baldwin, WineWorks Marlborough
Winner: Kaye Rayner