Beautiful Awards


Who: Anyone, or any community
Where: Anywhere (gala dinner in Hastings)
When: 13th Oct 2017
Cost: Awards free, gala dinner tickets cost
Deadline: 1 September 2017

What: The Beautiful Awards celebrate environmental excellence and recognise positive actions taken by communities in local and urban areas to protect and enhance their local environments.

They encompass initiatives as diverse as litter prevention, recycling, protection of the environment, heritage preservation, community action and leadership and environmental sustainability programmes. This competition is open to all individuals, environmental groups, schools, businesses and councils to enter each year.

The awards include:

  • Tidy Kiwi Award
  • Ruud Kleinpaste (members only)
  • Young Legend
  • Environmental Initiative
  • Sustainable Schools
  • Community Group
  • Innovative Packaging
  • Most Sustainable Business Project
  • Most Sustainable Small Business
  • Most Sustainable Large Business
  • Best Street
  • Best Loo
  • Kiwi's Choice
  • Most Beautiful Suburb
  • Most Beautiful Small Town
  • Most Beautiful Large Town
  • Most Beautiful City

Entries open June 1st and close September 1st. Winners will be announced at the Beautiful Awards Gala dinner at Craggy Range in Hastings on October 13th. More information on the Awards, criteria and terms and conditions can be found below.

Entries close 1 September 2017, 6pm. No late entries will be accepted.

Click here to view a full list of award categories and the criteria for each award. Please ensure you review the criteria in detail as entries will be disqualified if they do not meet the criteria as outlined.

Terms & Conditions
Click here to view the terms and conditions before you start your entry.

Beautiful Awards Gala Dinner
All winners will be announced at The Beautiful Awards Gala dinner on Friday 13th October at Craggy Range Winery, Hastings. Tickets are open to all entrants, branches, members, councils and the general public. All tickets include canapes, a three-course dinner and a selection of beverages. To view pricing and find out more about purchasing tickets click here.