The ANZIAs are coming! The ANZIAs are coming!

Exciting times ahead - New Zealand is the host of this year's Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards, the ANZIAs! The ANZIAs will be held on 27 August, in Auckland at St Matthews in the City.

The ANZIAs are a collaboration between auDA ( and InternetNZ. An annual event celebrating the achievements of organisations, businesses and individuals who excel in delivering accessible, innovative, informative and secure resources to a diverse and wide community on the Internet. ANZIAs are awarded to categories covering six areas: Security & Online Safety, Access & Digital Skills, Information, Diversity, Innovation and in 2014 we introduced The Leonie Dunbar Memorial Award for Community Websites.

But more importantly, entries are open now! Now I tells ya! And you can do so right now here:

Winners receive recognition as industry leaders that have set new standards for making the Internet a more inclusive, accessible and safe place. The awards offer public exposure, media coverage, networking opportunities, optimisation of future grant applications, recognition for hardworking staff and volunteers and a cash prize. Cold hard cash, I tells ya!

Since we are hosting the ANZIAs this year, it is an excellent opportunity for us to host the very best in New Zealand Internet innovations. So – get applying, get the word out, and we will see you at the ANZIAs