Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

    A night to celebrate and connect.
    Event overview.

    We can’t wait to see you at the Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner. This page has full details on the event, but here’s the essential info:

    • Updated Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2022
    • Time:
      – 6.30pm (Arrivals and bubbles)
      – 7pm sharp (Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner commences)
    • Venue: Novotel Ellerslie Auckland, 85 Ascot Avenue Remuera, Auckland 1051
    • Dress: Black Tie
    • Tickets: $200 + GST

    We look forward to welcoming you and seeing you on the night.

    Ticket information.

    Tickets can be purchased from the week commencing Monday, 10 October 2022 at a cost of $200 + GST per ticket. There are limited seats available due to venue capacity, so please purchase early to avoid disappointment.

    Ticket allocations
    To ensure all finalists can be seated for the event, tickets are limited to a maximum of 10 tickets per organisation.

    If the event is sold out, and a finalist is unable to be seated due to unavailability of tickets, we reserve the right on an exceptions basis to reallocate a small number of tickets to ensure that the finalist can be seated in accordance with the event terms and conditions.

    The evening programme.

    6.30pm – Arrivals & bubbles

    Join innovators and leaders from across New Zealand’s workplace for welcome bubbles and socialising from 6.30pm.

    7.00pm – Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

    Starting at 7pm sharp, join us at this special black tie event as we recognise the people, teams and workplaces who are helping to transform workplace mental health in New Zealand.

    Enjoy drinks, a gourmet dinner and live music. This is a fantastic chance to celebrate and connect with your peers as we honour the finalists and winners at this year’s HeadFit Awards.

    Celebrating excellence in workplace mental health.

    We’ll come together to celebrate our finalists and announce the winners at the HeadFit Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner.

    This is a special chance to celebrate the incredible and work of individuals, teams and workplaces across Aotearoa.

    Black Tie Gala Dinner

    Join us at this special black tie event to celebrate excellence in workplace mental health.

    Photography Opportunities

    Create some great memories with candid and formal photo opportunities during the event.

    Live Music from Nairobi Trio

    Enjoy live entertainment featuring renowned Kiwi jazz group Nairobi Trio.

    About the venue.

    For this year’s awards, we have selected Novotel Auckland Ellerslie for the awards ceremony and gala dinner event.


    Just 15 minutes’ drive from downtown Auckland, Novotel Auckland Ellerslie has a beautiful awards gala events space, It is conveniently located between the airport and CBD, with plenty of parking and easy motorway access.


    We have negotiated a 10% discount off the hotel’s best available rates for accommodation. Just call or email (09 529 9090 or [email protected]) and mention HeadFit Awards to request this offer when booking.

    Paying it forward.
    In line with our purpose and vision for the HeadFit Awards, we are pleased to confirm the appointment of the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand as charity partner for the awards. Net proceeds from gala awards dinner tickets will be donated to the Mental Health Foundation to support their important work.
    Principal Sponsor
    Charity Partner
    Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand
    All About PeopleBusiness Leaders' Health & Safety Forum
    HSE Global
    nib New ZealandSpark
    Top Drawer Consultants
    Whittaker'sWoo Wellbeing

    Selected sponsorship packages are still available. Please call 021343121 or submit an enquiry form to request a sponsorship prospectus and talk through the available options.

    Event Support Partners
    Awards Trophy & Engraving ExpertsCreative Eye
    Dave Simpson PhotographyMatley Chartered Accountants
    Mitre 10Outspoken
    Our 2022 winners have been announced!
    Check out the media release and photos from the night!
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