Category Winners will be decided by 50% public vote and 50% judges' choice
Brand / Campaign
This category celebrates brands that have successfully promoted inclusivity and support for the LGBTI community.
Community Initiative / Charity*
SPONSORED BY COUNTDOWN
This category is for a charity or community initiative that has changed or continues to change the lives of LGBTI people.
SPONSORED BY FLIGHT CENTER
This category celebrates destinations that promote the LGBTI+ community & where LGBTI people feel safe.
SPONSORED BY AMAZON
This category is to recognise members of the LGBTI+ community who have never stopped fighting for equality & inclusivity for our community.
SPONSORED BY CRUSEO RETREAT
This category recognises both International LGBTI celebrities and their Allies, who have come out in the face of adversity and support the LGBTI community in a positive way.
This category recognises New Zealand LGBTI celebrities and their Allies , who have come out in the face of adversity and support the LGBTI community in a positive way.
SPONSORED BY SOUTH PACIFIC PICTURES
This category recognises our journalists and broadcasters who deliver important LGBTI news and content to the community and make our voices heard.
SPONSORED BY RICOH
This category is for LGBTI musicians and musicians who have been strong supporters of the LGBTI community.
SPONSORED BY ACCOR HOTELS
This category celebrates organisations that have successfully promoted inclusivity and support for the LGBTI community.
This category is to celebrate the politicians that fight for LGBTI rights & equality.
SPONSORED BY MERIDIAN
This category is for our sport idols who are either breaking barriers as LGBTI athletes or athletes that actively support & promote the LGBTI community.
Takatāpui Role Model*
Māori Kaihautū (Leader, representative, steersman) - Māori Role Model Award through either supporting other Takatāpui/LGBTI people or representing Takatāpui/LGBTI people positively.