Our 2018 Hays Nawic Excellence Awards winners were:

Heidi Johnston (Windowmakers) - Professional Woman of the Year Award
Pip Buunk (Fulton Hogan) - Tradeswoman of the Year
Stephanie Thompson (Stantec) - Outstanding Achievement in Design Award
Gabrielle Bush (CPB Contractors) - Helen Tippett Award
Elisapeta Heta (Jasmax) - Rising Star Award (office-based category)
Amelia Gilbert-Milne (Brian Perry Civil) and Jemma Dutton (CPB Contractors) were joint winners of the Rising Star Award (site-based category)
Emlyn Moore (Fletcher Construction) - Excellence in Construction Administration Award
Jessica Curtis, an apprentice electrician (Integrated Systems) Design - Apprentice and Student Award

Highly commended awards and special merit awards were awarded to the following finalists:

Cherie Leckner (Fulton Hogan) – highly commended – Professional Woman of the Year
Hannah Fletcher (Fletcher Construction) – special merit – Professional Woman of the Year
Michelle Hoffmann (E.N Ramsbottom Ltd) – special merit – Professional Woman of the Year
Olivia Ward (Fred Lilley Builders) – highly commended – Tradeswoman of the Year
Sarah Murray (Buildtech) – highly commended – Tradeswoman of the Year
Kate Macdonald (GHD) – highly commended - Outstanding Achievement in Design
Joanne Kelly (Pynenburg & Collins Architects Ltd) - highly commended – Helen Tippett Award
Frances Vessey (WSP Opus NZ Ltd) – highly commended – Rising Star Award (office-based category)
Priyani Madan (Arup) – highly commended – Rising Star Award (office-based category)
Hannah Woods (Brian Perry Civil) – highly commended – Rising Star Award (site-based category)
Papua Taumate (CPB Contractors) – highly commended – Rising Star Award (site-based category)
Karen Yaxley (Nationwide Fire Protection) – highly commended – Excellence in Construction Administration Award
Dorota Samorow (European Stone Masons Ltd) - highly commended - Apprentice and Student Award
Tamsyn Settle (Leighs Construction) - highly commended - Apprentice and Student Award

You can find videos from the evening, including interviews with all of the winners here.