2019 Property Institute Property Industry Awards

It is time to recognise New Zealand's outstanding property professionals.

Are you, or one of your colleagues, among the best property professionals in New Zealand?

The Property Institute recognises the best of the best at its annual black-tie Property Industry Awards function & dinner, held in conjunction with its Annual Conference.

In 2019 the event will be held at Te Papa on Wellington's scenic waterfront on June 20.

To self-nominate, or nominate someone else, download the application form and email it with attachments to jason@property.org.nz no later than 5pm on April 30, 2019.

AWARD CATEGORIES

Supreme Award: The Property Industry Award

The Supreme Award is presented to an individual in a public or private capacity who has demonstrated the qualities of leadership and vision, and who has positively impacted on the property sector, economy and community. The recipient is chosen at the discretion of the Property Institute Board, however the Board welcomes nominations from Members.

Nominations must include:

  • A description and commendation of the nominee’s role in the property profession;
  • At least five personal recommendations from colleagues, clients, or Property Institute Members.
  • Evidence of engagement with their professional community;
  • Details of involvement in any significant projects during the past 12 months, highlighting the nominees personal involvement;
  • Completion of entry form available on the PINZ website.

Property Business of the Year

Fostering innovation to achieve success

The Property Business of the Year award recognises success and innovation in the workplace. We are looking for nominees who can demonstrate how their business has delivered successful and sustainable positive change. This may be through cultural change, an innovative working environment, or a drive to build client trust and confidence. This award is open to any property business that provides business services in at least one of the Institutes four professional communities, and who has at least two staff that are members of the Property Institute.

Entry requirements include:

  • At least two written references from clients, and three written commendations from staff about the work environment;
  • Completion of entry form, available on the PINZ website.

Young Property Professional of the Year

Encouraging passionate future leaders


The Young Professional of the Year award recognises an outstanding and emerging young professional within the New Zealand property industry. This award is open to any person under the age of 35 on June 30, 2019. We are looking for people who demonstrate initiative, innovation, leadership, and who contribute to their professional community. Any Member can submit a nomination for this award.

Entry requirements include:

  • A supporting statement from the nominee of up to 500 words, including details of how they are positioning themselves for a future in the property sector;
  • A CV from the nominee;
  • Up to five written commendations from any of the following; colleagues, clients, mentees, a University organisation, or any other sector group;
  • Completion of entry form, available on the PINZ website.

Property Innovation Award

Encouraging new ideas and initiatives


The Innovation Award recognises a person or team who has developed a truly innovative project or initiative that stands out from the crowd. The broad scope of this award serves to encourage nominations for work that has significantly improved the service provided to industry and/or clients. This award is open to any person or property business that provides business services in at least one of the Institutes four professional communities, and who has at least two staff who hold membership of the Property Institute.

Entry requirements include:

  • Up to five written testimonials from people or businesses that have benefited from your work;
  • Completion of the entry form, available on the PINZ website.

Women in Property Award

Advancing diversity in the workplace


This award is open to PINZ women members who have made an outstanding contribution to the property industry and to their particular field of speciality.

They will have demonstrated exceptional leadership abilities, and shown a deep level of commitment to their advancement, and improving the professionalism of others around them.

These talents mark them out as a role model for other women in the industry.

Entry requirements include:

  • A submission of up to 1000 words outlining how you have contributed to your organisation and/or the property industry, detailing specific achievements, projects, & challenges.
  • Comment on your future goals and objectives; how is this nominee developing/encouraging innovation, excellence and leadership.
  • Up to five written testimonials from people or businesses
  • Completion of the entry form, available on the PINZ website

COMMUNITY AWARDS

These awards are at the discretion of the relevant community council, which will select a recipient who they believe has shown exceptional levels of professionalism and service to the industry and their organisation.

The community council will seek further information from applicants as they deem necessary.


John M Harcourt Memorial Award

  • The John M Harcourt Memorial award is made at the discretion of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers ruling Council and may be made annually to any person, whom the Council considers to have given outstanding service to the valuation profession whether during the calendar year or over a longer period..

Property Manager of the Year

  • Property Managers wishing to be considered for this award should complete the nomination form on the PINZ website and email it directly to the Property & Facilities Management Council chair Phil Porteous; phil@oneplace.co.nz

Property Advisor of the Year

  • Property advisors and consultants wishing to be considered for this award should complete the nomination form on the PINZ website and email it directly to the Property Advisory and Consultancy Council Chair Desmond Wai; des@rcg.co.nz


Conditions of entry:

1. Applications and supporting documents will not be returned.

2. The individual nominated needs to have been a current member of the New Zealand Property Institute (either a paying or non-paying member) for a for a minimum of one year at the time of the nomination.

3. Nominations must be received by 5pm on 30 April 2019.

4. Two copies of the application must be submitted.

5. Written attestations must include contact details for authentication purposes if the nomination is successful

6. A full list of winners will be published on the Institute website and in any other collateral the Institute considers appropriate.

7. As appropriate, finalists will be notified in advance and agree to attend the Institute Awards dinner in Wellington at their own expense.

8. The winner will permit the Institute to use photographs and video of their acceptance for promotional purposes.

9. The decision of the judging panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into.