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Finalists announced in 2012 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards

Tuesday 14 August 2012, 12:59PM
By Internet NZ
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InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is pleased to announce that eleven New Zealand-based organisations have been selected as finalists in the 2012 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (the ANZIAs).

Run by InternetNZ and the .au Domain Administration, the ANZIAs are an annual Trans-Tasman showcase – recognising those who have made significant contributions to the development and use of the Internet in New Zealand and Australia.

This year, an unprecedented amount of entries were received across the six Award categories. Following a short-listing process, the field has been narrowed to 32 finalists from across New Zealand and Australia.

The judging panel – consisting of subject matter experts from both countries – will now convene to decide on the category winners. These will be announced at a gala dinner in Canberra on 10 October, 2012.

The finalists in the 2012 ANZIAs are:

Diversity category

  • Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association
  • Cultural Infusion
  • Hika Group Ltd (NZ)
  • LatinHub
  • Te Ipukarea - The National Maori Language Institute, AUT University (NZ)
  • Te Potiki National Trust (NZ)

 

Information category

  • Futureye Pty Ltd
  • GNS Science (NZ)
  • Land Information New Zealand (NZ)
  • Ministry for Primary Industries (NZ)
  • OurSay
  • West Australian Museum

 

Innovation category

  • Australasian Legal Information Institute
  • Australian Centre for the Moving Image
  • Futureye Pty Ltd
  • National Library of Australia
  • Payload Ltd (NZ)
  • Service Seeking Pty Ltd

 

Internet Access & Digital Skills category

  • 2020 Communications Trust (NZ)
  • Vision 2020 Australia
  • Media Access Australia
  • Sonokids Australia
  • Tapestry Pty Ltd
  • The Deaf Society of New South Wales

 

IPv6 category

  • DTS Ltd (NZ)
  • Internode
  • Studentnet

 

Security & Privacy category

  • Aura RedEye Security (NZ)
  • CommsNet Group Pty Ltd
  • New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZ)
  • Sophos
  • Studentnet