The 2014 World Class New Zealand Awards

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2014 World Class New Zealand Awards. We hope you enjoyed the evening and left feeling inspired by our World Class New Zealand Award winners.

US-based serial digital entrepreneur Claudia Batten reigned supreme at the 2014 World Class New Zealand Awards tonight, becoming the youngest ever Supreme Award recipient at 39 years old. World Class New Zealand also acknowledged the substantial impact American tech entrepreneur and Kiwi Landing Pad director Craig Elliot has had on New Zealand’s standing in America’s tech world, announcing him this year’s Friend of New Zealand.

Kiwi director of the animated box office hit Shrek, Andrew Adamson, flew from Russia to receive his award for services to the creative sector. Multi-millionaire Wellingtonian businessman turned investor, Neville Jordan humbly accepted his award for services to business and investment. Surgical robotics technologist Dr Catherine Mohr was recognised for her global impact on life sciences and renowned surgical oncologist. Dr Murray Brennan was recognised for his contributions to research.

Watch a video from the awards below.

We have had an incredible amount of positive feedback from this year’s Awards. You can read interviews with all of the 2014 World Class New Zealand Award winners here.

Feel free to contact us if you have any feedback from this year’s awards or suggestions for next year, or if you want to nominate a potential World Class New Zealand award winner for 2015.

Please email us if you wish to book a table for the 2015 World Class New Zealand Awards.