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Green Ribbon Awards

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The Green Ribbon Awards recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals, organisations, businesses and communities to protecting and enhancing New Zealand's environment.

2014 Green Ribbon Awards

Thank you to everyone who sent in their nominations for the 2014 Green Ribbon Awards.

Nominations closed on 24 March at 12pm.

If you are successful in becoming a finalist, you will be notified and invited to attend the Green Ribbon Awards ceremony in Wellington in June 2014. Winners will be announced on the night.

Who is eligible for a Green Ribbon Award?

The Awards are open to all individuals and organisations in New Zealand who are making a difference for our environment.

You can nominate yourself, your organisation, community group, service or product or you can nominate someone else you think deserves recognition.

Are you a past finalist or winner?

If you are, your 2014 nomination must demonstrate what changes or improvements have been made to the project since being recognised.

Award categories

Find out more about the 2014 Award categories


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If you have any questions about the Green Ribbon Awards please contact the Ministry for the Environment’s Green Ribbon Awards team at

Last updated: 26 March 2014