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Association of Administrative Professionals NZ Inc

New Zealand’s most established and recognised administrative award

Since the award's inception, 15 outstanding administrative professionals have been awarded Administrative Professional of the Year.

Application content

The application criteria consists of an 'opening statement' and four questions, which forms the basis of the application.

Below are two of the questions in the application:

*  Explain why you chose administration

    as a career path.

*  If you were to become the recipient of

    the award, how would you use it to

    influence others and what impact

    would it have on your career?

Terms & Conditions of Entry

AdmiNZ Conference

The Administrative Professional Award winner is announced at the annual AdmiNZ Conference with the recipient receiving a prestigious trophy, framed certificate of achievement and various prizes along with the recognition of being one of New Zealand's top administrative professionals.

The award process

Your commitment to the administrative profession, along with your skills and professionalism will be recognised by an expert panel of judges comprising of industry specialists. Four finalists have been announced and now move into stage two of the award process. 

2023 applications are now closed.

Meet our finalists 


The Award is open to all administrative professionals throughout New Zealand.

All applicants must be employed in an administrative role and be committed to a career as an administrative professional.

(Applicants do not require membership of AdmiNZ to submit an application)

Award recognition

Administrative professionals ‘make it happen’ in organisations globally, providing exceptional support through effective organisation, leadership and a customer-centered focus, which enhances the overall efficiency of an organisation. The Award recognises the professionalism and expertise of administrative professionals and acknowledges those who demonstrate a continued commitment to themselves and their organisation across the following areas:  Leadership; Professional development; Operational efficiency; Contribution to the administrative profession.

Challenge yourself; it's the only path that leads to growth

Morgan Freeman

- Morgan Freeman

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Lambton Quay

Wellington 6145


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