We've been proudly supporting the New Zealander of the Year awards for more than a decade, recognising inspiring Kiwis who've worked hard to make New Zealand a better place for future generations.
Rest home caregiver Kristine Bartlett is a reluctant hero. She doesn’t like being the centre of attention, but found herself thrust into the limelight when her landmark court battle won pay rises for about 55,000 of the health sector’s lowest-paid workers.
Founder of Sea Cleaners Trust, which has removed over 5.6 million litres of rubbish from the sea.
Neuroscientist Brain Health and Neurodegenerative Diseases advocate. Founder of Huntington's Disease Youth Organisation of New Zealand.