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Nominations close 16th June 2024

Celebrate excellence in supplier diversity with the inaugural Amotai Supplier Diversity awards. We want to shine a light on the people and initiatives that demonstrate excellence in the supplier diversity movement in Aotearoa.


Elevate your impact and seize the spotlight! It's time to celebrate your contributions to supplier diversity in Aotearoa by nominating yourself for the Amotai Supplier Diversity Awards. Don't wait for recognition to find you—take the initiative to showcase your remarkable achievements in supporting Māori and Pasifika pakihi and inspire others in the industry.

Step forward, share your story, and encourage others to celebrate exceptional supplier diversity practice. Nominate yourself, your organisation, your leaders or someone in your network that is shaping the future of supplier diversity in Aotearoa.

Winners will be announced at the Navigate Summit Gala Dinner on the 21st August.

Award Categories

Say kia ora to 2024's three fantastic categories!

  • Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year 2024

    This award recognises an individual from a Amotai buyer organisation or Amotai Māori and/or Pasifika business who has driven supplier diversity growth and development within their organisation and/ or the Māori or Pasifika business sector.

    Download Form Here

  • Supplier of the Year 2024

    This category recognises businesses that have shown expansion as a result of their involvement with Amotai and have utilised this growth to make a positive impact on the Māori and Pasifika economies.

    Submissions can be written or by video. If by video please state the question before answering. If you have any questions or need support please reach out to

    Download Form Here

  • Buyer Member of the Year 2024

    This award recognises a buyer member that has demonstrated exceptional commitment, engagement and leadership in supplier diversity. This is about the whole organisation’s improvement in their supplier diversity efforts as a whole rather than project specific.

    Download Form Here


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Award Submissions

Award Submissions

Criteria forms must be downloaded, completed and uploaded to applications before submitted