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  • 6:30pm  |  20 August 2024  |  Spark Arena, Auckland

New Zealand CIO Awards 2024

The annual New Zealand CIO Awards recognise individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation, 

and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business. Coveted by teams and tech leaders, 

the CIO Awards are prestigious and inspirational recognition of the talent the best New Zealand offers.

Entries now closed.


      2024 CIO Awards Timeline

4 March

Entries Open

15 May

Entries Close

22-25 July

Finalist Interviews

25 July

Finalists Announced

20 August

CIO Awards 

Gala Dinner

2024 New Zealand 
CIO Awards categories

New Zealand CIO of the Year

Emerging ICT Leader of the Year

Business Transformation through Digital and IT

Community Tech Champions

Best ICT Team Culture & Inclusion

Sustainability through Technology

Outstanding Contribution to Technology and Business in New Zealand


New Zealand CIO Awards Evening MC:
Scotty Stevenson

Scotty "Sumo" Stevenson is a popular broadcaster known for his humorous style. In 2019, he began a joint role with TVNZ and Spark, leading the Rugby World Cup coverage from Japan. Scotty joined SKY Sport in 2007 and held various roles, including commentator, editor of SKY Sport the Magazine, and presenter of the documentary series Local Heroes. He called ITM Cup and Super Rugby matches and was a commentator for Rugby World Cup 2011. Scotty hosts SKY Sport's Rugby Zone and was named New Zealand Magazine Sport Feature Writer of the Year at the 2012 Canon Media Awards.


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