2019 Skills Highway Award

For 22 years, the Diversity Awards NZ™ have given organisations the opportunity to celebrate the important work they are doing and to be inspired by and learn from others. 

The Skills Highway Award honours organisations which recognise the importance of numeracy and literacy. People need to be effective while speaking, listening, reading, writing, problem solving, processing mathematical information and using technology at work. The award acknowledges organisations that developed initiatives to assist their employees with fundamental foundation skills, giving them new career opportunities and pathways.

2019 Diversity Awards NZ™ finalists announced

Finalists in the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™ have been announced, with judges recognising organisations that are embedding workplace diversity and inclusion into the way they operate.
The awards, run by Diversity Works New Zealand, are in their 22nd year and celebrate best practice in workplace diversity and inclusion. The judges selected 37 finalists from 76 entries across nine categories.
Judging convenor Neil Porteous says the judges chose initiatives that were sustainable and offered long-term benefits, rather than entries based on one-off events.
They also favoured initiatives impacting a significant proportion of an organisation’s workforce.
Porteous says it was gratifying to have so many small to medium size organisations enter the awards this year. “It’s fantastic to see such a breadth of organisations focusing in this space and understanding the benefits of an inclusive workplace culture.”

Skills Highway finalists
  • Auckland District Health Board
  • Simcro Limited