Finalists announced in 2012 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is pleased to announce that eleven New Zealand-based organisations have been selected as finalists in the 2012 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (the ANZIAs).

Run by InternetNZ and the .au Domain Administration, the ANZIAs are an annual Trans-Tasman showcase – recognising those who have made significant contributions to the development and use of the Internet in New Zealand and Australia.

This year, an unprecedented amount of entries were received across the six Award categories. Following a short-listing process, the field has been narrowed to 32 finalists from across New Zealand and Australia.

The judging panel – consisting of subject matter experts from both countries – will now convene to decide on the category winners. These will be announced at a gala dinner in Canberra on 10 October, 2012.

The finalists in the 2012 ANZIAs are:

Diversity category

Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association
Cultural Infusion
Hika Group Ltd (NZ)
LatinHub
Te Ipukarea – The National Maori Language Institute, AUT University (NZ)
Te Potiki National Trust (NZ)

Information category

Futureye Pty Ltd
GNS Science (NZ)
Land Information New Zealand (NZ)
Ministry for Primary Industries (NZ)
OurSay
West Australian Museum

Innovation category

Australasian Legal Information Institute
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Futureye Pty Ltd
National Library of Australia
Payload Ltd (NZ)
Service Seeking Pty Ltd

Internet Access & Digital Skills category

2020 Communications Trust (NZ)
Vision 2020 Australia
Media Access Australia
Sonokids Australia
Tapestry Pty Ltd
The Deaf Society of New South Wales

IPv6 category

DTS Ltd (NZ)
Internode
Studentnet

Security & Privacy category

Aura RedEye Security (NZ)
CommsNet Group Pty Ltd
New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZ)
Sophos
Studentnet

www.internetawards.co.nz

This release is available online at http://tinyurl.com/cqmce7c

For more information contact:

Campbell Gardiner
Communications Lead
Internet New Zealand
campbell@internetnz.net.nz
+ 64 4 495 2332
+ 64 21 506 004

About InternetNZ
InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is the non-profit, open membership
organisation dedicated to protecting and promoting the Internet in New
Zealand and fostering a coordinated, cooperative approach to its ongoing
development.

www.internetnz.net.nz

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