Due to COVID-19 protection levels, the awards ceremony will be an online live streamed event.
    Congratulations to our 2021 Finalists.

    The results are in!

    Our esteemed panel of 7 judges has reviewed each and every entry, and we’re proud to announce the finalists for the HeadFit Awards 2021.

    To each and every individual, team and workplace that entered this year, thank you. Thank you for taking the time and being courageous enough to share your incredible mahi with us. And above all, thank you for working to create a more mentally-healthy future for our workplaces. It is thanks to your creativity, courage and perseverance that we’re seeing Kiwi workplaces start to change how they talk about and address mental health at work.

    And for our 2021 Finalists, a massive congratulations for making it this far. We can’t wait to celebrate with you and announce the winners at the Awards Ceremony live stream!

    Noho ora mai rā / Take care

    Grant Pritchard
    Awards Convenor

    The Awards Programme.
    The proposed programme for HeadFit Awards 2021 is set out below. We may make adjustments to the programme, in which case we'll post the updated programme on this website.
    • Entries Open

      Awards entry for the HeadFit Awards 2021 is open. Entries can be submitted here.

      31 May 2021 07:00
    • Entries Close (Extended)

      Awards entry for the HeadFit Awards 2021 closes. Entries must be submitted before the extended closing deadline.

      16 July 2021 23:59
    • Judging Commences

      The judging panel commences evaluation of the entries.

      24 July 2021 09:00
    • Finalists Announced

      Finalists for the HeadFit Awards 2021 are announced during the week commencing 9 August.

      13 August 2021 09:00
    • Gala Dinner (Cancelled)

      Winners of the HeadFit Awards 2021 were scheduled to be announced at a black tie gala dinner and awards ceremony in Auckland. The dinner is unable to proceed due to COVID-19 protection levels. Dinner ticket holders can find out more here.

      9 March 2022 18:00
    • Awards Ceremony Live Stream (Date TBC)

      Because we're unable to proceed with the gala dinner, we're altering the format of the awards ceremony to stream it live via the Internet. We look forward to celebrating with our valued sponsors, finalists and winners on the awards ceremony live stream. You can find out more about the awards ceremony live stream here.

    Supreme Winner
    Principal Sponsor.

    We are grateful for the generous support of our Principal Sponsor:


    Awards Sponsors.

    We are grateful for the generous support of our category sponsors, who have sponsored individual award categories.
    Thank you for helping us to promote and celebrate excellence and leadership in workplace mental health.

    Selected category sponsorship opportunities are still available.
    Please contact us for more details or to request a sponsorship prospectus.

    Event Delivery Partners.

    Thanks to the following organisations, who have provided support, resources and services in support of the awards.

    Selected event delivery partnership opportunities are still available.
    Please contact us for more details or to request a sponsorship prospectus.

    Latest Posts

    The latest awards news and announcements are below.
    You can also register for updates and we’ll notify you by email of any significant updates relating to the awards.

    Principal Sponsor
    AIA VitalityAll About People
    ANZCO FoodsBenestar
    Business Leaders' Health & Safety ForumEmployers & Manufacturers Association
    Ember Innovations
    Ministry of Health
    PwC New ZealandRussell McVeagh
    SparkThe Warehouse Group
    Whittaker'sWoo Wellbeing
    Charity Partner
    Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand
    Event Support Partners
    Awards Trophy & Engraving ExpertsCreative Eye
    Dave Simpson Photography Mitre 10
    Edwards Sound, Lighting & AVOutspoken
    Sorrento in the ParkMatley Chartered Accountants
    Our 2021 HeadFit Awards winners have been named! Congrats to all finalists & winners! 🏆
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