Submissions for NZTV Awards

We will post FAQ's and details relating to the 2020 NZTV Awards submissions soon.

Entries for  the 2019 Huawei Mate30 Pro NZTV Awards were open from:

Monday 1 July – until Friday 11 August 2019.  

The eligibility period for 2019's Huawei Mate30 Pro NZ Television Awards was

1 July 2018 until 30 June 2019.

For more information on entry criteria and terms and conditions click here.


Q. Where can I subscribe to New Zealand Television Awards announcements?
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Q: When is the NZTV Craft Awards Ceremony?
The Craft Awards Ceremony 2019, hosted by Screen Auckland, was held on November 6 at GRID Auckland.

Q: When is the New Zealand Television Main Awards Ceremony?
The Huawei Mate30 Pro NZTV Awards Ceremony 2019 was held on November 21.


Q: How do I buy tickets?
Ticket Sales for The Huawei Mate30 Pro New Zealand Television Awards 2019 has ended.


Q. When does judging take place?
The 2019 Judging Period started on Friday 30 August and concluded on Sunday 22 September 2019.

Q. How are the entries judged?
Each judge will be part of a panel of 5 judges. Each panel will judge the entries for 1-2 categories, with each member reviewing the entries and submitting their entries independently via our online judging platform, with the winner of the award based on the final scorecard collated by the judging portal.


Q: What happens if I am a finalist?
Congratulations! You will be notified before the ceremony and all finalists will be announced  via a media release in October.

We will also request you provide up to 3 or 4 broadcast quality clips of your entry to be shown at the Awards Ceremony.

Q: Will I get a free ticket if I am a finalist?
Yes! In the event you are a Finalist in either the Craft or Main Awards you will receive one complimentary ticket to the NZ Television Awards Ceremony, and given an option to buy a partner ticket.

Q: Will I get 2 tickets if I am a finalist in more than one category?
If you are a Finalist over more than one Category, only one complimentary ticket will be issued.

Q: How many complimentary tickets will we receive if we entered as a Team?
If a team becomes a Finalist, only two complimentary tickets will be issued.

Q: Can I give my complimentary ticket to a colleague?
No, unfortunately complimentary tickets are non-transferable.


Q: Will I receive a trophy?
All individual award winners will receive a New Zealand Television Awards trophy.
If you enter as a team only one trophy will be received as a team.

Q: How much is it to buy an additional trophy?
If you require individual trophies, these can be provided at a cost of NZD $250 + GST each.


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