2016 winners

Showcasing the best in New Zealand journalism.


Photographer of the Year
Junior Photographer of the Year
Videographer of the year
Best news photo
Best news video
Best feature photo
Best feature video
Best portrait photo
Best sports photo
Best sports video
Best photo essay/slideshow
Best environmental photo

Stephen Parker - Rotorua Daily Post
Grant Matthew - Fairfax Media
Iain McGregor - The Press
Peter Drury - Waikato Times/stuff.co.nz
Andy Jackson - Fairfax Media
Andy Jackson - Fairfax Media
Mike Scott - Fairfax Media
Stephen Parker - Rotorua Daily Post
Stephen Parker - Rotorua Daily Post
Nick Reed - The New Zealand Herald
Richard Robinson - NZ Geographic
Richard Robinson - NZ Geographic


Reporter of the year
Junior reporter of the year
Regional journalist of the year
Community journalist of the year
Crime & justice
Science & technology
Arts & entertainment

Matt Nippert - The New Zealand Herald
Chloe Winter - The Dominion Post
Aaron Leaman - Waikato Times
Kris Dando - Kapi-Mana News
Matt Nippert - The New Zealand Herald
Jared Savage and Bernard Orsman - The New Zealand Herald
Jared Savage - The New Zealand Herald
Ben Heather - The Dominion Post
Jamie Morton - The New Zealand Herald
Kim Knight - Sunday Star-Times
Kim Knight - Sunday Star-Times
Dana Johannsen - The New Zealand Herald
Lincoln Tan - The New Zealand Herald

Feature writing

Feature writer of the year
Junior feature writer of the year
Crime & justice
Science & technology
Arts & entertainment

Mike White - North & South
Tess McClure - The Press/RNZ
Anne Gibson - The New Zealand Herald
Rebecca Macfie - NZ Listener
Mike White - North & South
Rebecca Macfie - NZ Listener
Donna Chisholm - NZ Listener
Naomi Arnold - Metro
Hayden Donnell - 1972 Magazine/The Pantograph Punch
Peter Malcouronne - Metro
Michelle Duff - Your Weekend

Opinion Writing

Opinion writer of the year

Rachel Stewart - Taranaki Daily News/Manawatu Standard
Chris Barton - The New Zealand Herald
Jane Clifton - NZ Listener
Alex Casey - The Spinoff
Paul Thomas - NZ Listener
Toby Manhire and Toby Morris - RNZ Online


Reviewer of the Year
Cartoonist of the Year
Best headline
Student journalist of the year
Best investigation
Scoop of the year
Best editorial campaign or project
Best coverage of a major news even
Best innovation in storytelling
Website of the year
Best news site or app
Best sports site
Best lifestyle / entertainment site
Best blog site
Best digital artwork or graphics
Best print artworks or graphics
Best newspaper front page
Best Newspaper Inserted Magazine (NiM)
Newspaper of the year +30,000
Newspaper of the year -30,000
Weekly newspaper of the year
Community newspaper of the year
Magazine of the year
Best trade/specialist publication and/or site
Best magazine design
Canon Newspaper of the Year
nib Health Journalism Scholarship - Junior
nib Health Journalism Scholarship - Senior
Editorial Leader of the Year
Wolfson Fellowship

Simon Wilson - Metro
Sharon Murdoch - Sunday Star-Times/The Press
-- no winner --
Tommy Livingston - The Dominion Post
Faces of Innocents Project Team - Fairfax Media
Luke Appleby - TVNZ
Forgotten Millions -The New Zealand Herald
Wellington Floods - The Dominion Post/stuff.co.nz
Money in Politics - The New Zealand Herald
The Wireless
TVNZ One News Now - www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news
The Spinoff - www.thespinoff.co.nz
Public Address
Harkanwal Singh - insights.nzherald.co.nz
Richard Dale - The New Zealand Herald
The New Zealand Herald
Your Weekend - Fairfax Media
The New Zealand Herald
Taranaki Daily News - Fairfax Media
Waikato Times Weekend
Kapi-Mana News - Fairfax Media
HOME - Bauer
Pro Photographer - Kowhai Media
Micheal Hanly & Carolyn Lewis - Metro
Waikato Times and Waikato Times Weekend
Jessica McAllen - The Spinoff/Sunday Star-Times
Donna Chisholm - North & South, NZ Listener
Barbara Fountain - New Zealand Doctor
Rebecca Macfie - NZ Listener

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