Submissions for NZTV Awards

Entries for  the 2020 New Zealand Television Awards have now closed 

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


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Q: When are the NZTV Awards 2020
Thanks to NZ On Air, the New Zealand Television Awards will be held at Shed 10 in Auckland on Wednesday November 18 2020.

With a new format this year, the Craft and Gala ceremonies will be merged into one celebratory supper-style seated event with food and light refreshments served throughout the evening.


Q: How do I buy tickets?
Tickets to the NZTV Awards are available to purchase now!   BUY HERE

Tickets will be $125 + GST ($143.75 total)*

Guests will be seated at tables of 10 with options for attendees to purchase whole tables, or individual seats.

*For 2020 only 


Q. When does judging take place?
The 2020 Judging period will commence Friday 28th August and conclude on Sunday 20 September. 

Q. How are the entries judged?
Each judge is included in a panel of 5. Each panel will judge the entries for 1 to 2 categories maximum, with each member reviewing the entries and submitting their votes independently via our online judging platform.

The winner of the award is 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 included in our final Awards Ceremony. 

Q: Will I get a free ticket if I am a finalist?
In the event you are a finalist you will receive one complimentary ticket to the NZTV Awards Ceremony, and given an option to buy partner ticket/s. 

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 one complimentary ticket will be issued.  You will be able to purchase tickets for the other members of your team.

Q: Can I give my complimentary ticket to a colleague?
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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