Finalists

    Meet your finalists.
    It is with great pleasure that we announce the finalists for the HeadFit Awards 2022. The competition was incredibly tough, so a huge congratulations to all finalists! Thank you to everyone who entered this year's awards.

    All About People • Specialist of the Year Award

    Recognising an individual in a formal HR, Health & Safety, Wellbeing or Diversity & Inclusion role who has demonstrated excellence and leadership in workplace mental health:

    • John Frear, Giltrap Group
    • Ross Larsen, Flight Centre New Zealand
    • Nicky Primrose, Mitre 10

    Mental Health Foundation • Lived Experience Leadership Award

    Recognising an individual with lived experience of neurodiversity, mental illness or mental distress, who has demonstrated leadership by role modelling, reducing stigma and driving positive mental health conversations:

    • Mark Belchamber, Hato Hone St John
    • Chris Collins, Air New Zealand
    • Natalee Scripps-Hawkins, Auckland Airport

    Groov • Leader of the Year Award

    Recognising a senior leader (eg. director, CEO, direct report of CEO) who has demonstrated leadership in improving mental health within their workplace:

    • Michael Barnett, Auckland Business Chamber
    • Mark Lewis, Connetics
    • Dr Tony Smith, Hato Hone St John
    • Heidi Walker, Flight Centre New Zealand

    HeadFit Foundation • Legend Award for Lifetime Achievement

    This lifetime achievement award recognises an individual who has devoted much of their working life to improving workplace mental health in New Zealand. This award will be presented to a worthy New Zealander at the Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner.

    nib New Zealand • Best Emerging Programme Award

    Recognising a new workplace mental health programme that is showing significant potential to improve mental health within the workplace:

    • Coffee Supreme
    • Giltrap Group

    Fulton Hogan • Best Targeted Programme Award

    Recognising a workplace mental health programme demonstrating significant positive mental health impacts for a targeted group of staff:

    • Air New Zealand
    • Hato Hone St John
    • nib New Zealand

    Woo Wellbeing • Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Award

    Recognising excellence and leadership in designing and implementing workplace policies and practices that support and strengthen diversity and inclusion in the area of mental health and wellbeing:

    • Under embargo until 30 November 2022

    Xero • Innovation & Technology Excellence Award

    Recognising the outstanding use of innovation or technology to improve workplace mental health outcomes and culture:

    • Auckland Transport
    • Giltrap Group
    • Worldline NZ

    Business Leaders’ Health & Safety Forum • Learning & Development Excellence Award

    Recognising excellence in the design and delivery of learning resources and programmes aimed at improving mental health awareness and capability:

    • BNZ
    • Flight Centre New Zealand
    • Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury

    Vitae • Engagement & Communication Excellence Award

    Recognising excellence in engaging and communicating with staff in relation to mental health within the workplace:

    • Fulton Hogan
    • Northpower
    • Worldline NZ

    Top Drawer Consultants • Provider of the Year Award

    Recognising an external provider of workplace EAP services, technology solutions, consulting or training services that has demonstrated innovation, leadership and positive impact in improving mental health within New Zealand workplaces:

    • CoLiberate
    • My Everyday Wellbeing
    • Shine DVFREE

    Spark • Small Workplace of the Year Award

    Recognising an employer with up to 200 employees that has demonstrated leadership, innovation and impact in improving mental health within its workplace:

    • Coffee Supreme
    • Whitaker Civil Engineering
    • Worldline NZ

    HSE Global • Large Workplace of the Year Award

    Recognising an employer with over 200 employees that has demonstrated leadership, innovation and impact in improving mental health within its workplace:

    • Flight Centre New Zealand
    • Fulton Hogan
    • Giltrap Group

    My Everyday Wellbeing • Public Sector Workplace of the Year Award

    Recognising a public sector workplace that has demonstrated leadership, innovation and impact in improving mental health within its workplace:

    • Under embargo until 30 November 2022

    WorkSafe • Supreme Award

    Recognising the organisation that the judges consider has demonstrated overall leadership, excellence and positive impact relating to mental health within the workplace.

    Entries are not directly submitted for this award category. The winner will be selected from the winners of the Programme and Excellence Awards and Workplace Awards.

    A night to remember.

    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.

    Principal Sponsor
    WorkSafe
    Charity Partner
    Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand
    Sponsors
    All About PeopleBusiness Leaders' Health & Safety Forum
    Groov
    HSE Global
    nib New ZealandSpark
    Top Drawer Consultants
    Whittaker'sWoo Wellbeing
    Xero

    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
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