2022 ALGIM Awards

The 2022 ALGIM Awards are your opportunity to shine amongst your peers. The use of technology and best practices in local government is continually expanding. Many innovative solutions are being designed and projects being implemented which are worth sharing for the benefit of the local government sector.

The awards are open to the following disciplines working in local government:

• ICT (Information and Communication Technology)
• GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
• IRM (Information and Records Management)
• WD (Web and Digital)
• CX (Customer Experience)

The awards recognise excellence in these disciplines and are a great opportunity to share details of your project with colleagues in local government. It helps support the sector to continually improve.

Nominations close 5pm, Monday 19 September 2022

The awards will be presented to the winners at the 2022 ALGIM Awards evening ceremony on Monday, 21 November 2022 at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre. 

The Awards

Project of the Year

This award recognises innovative, unique projects from across ICT, GIS, IRM, Web & Digital and CX services that have created significant benefits for their organisations.

This award provides the opportunity for councils to enter and demonstrate the difference their project has made toward the organisation, its customers, and improved service delivery.

Team of the Year

This award recognises outstanding teams who provide high-quality ICT, GIS, IRM Web & Digital and CX services through the delivery of the outcomes sought by their organisation.

This award provides the opportunity for teams to enter and demonstrate the difference their team has made to the organisation, its customers and improved service delivery.

Professional of the Year

These awards recognise ICT, GIS, IRM, Web & Digital, CX Individuals, who are top performers in their disciplines. This individual demonstrates outstanding abilities, enhancing organisations performance and delivery in their discipline.

This individual will provide outstanding professionalism in their role, meet their performance targets, and be an exemplary team player.

Training and Development Award

There is an award in this category for each of the following disciplines: ICT, GIS, IRM Web & Digital and CX. This award is to allow for the training and development of staff working within these disciplines of a local authority. The award aims to recognise individuals who have displayed excellent potential within the appropriate disciplines within Local Government, and to provide the successful recipient with the opportunity to extend their skill set through attending a conference/course of their choice.

The award recognises that people are an important asset in adding value to an organisation and the achievement of its goals. ALGIM is seeking nominations for staff at all levels.

Smart Cities Award

This is a new national Award recognising smart cities in Aotearoa New Zealand. Showcasing the best from local government in a way that truly reflects the diversity of smart cities, towns and regions.

This award is a collaboration between ALGIM and Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand.

The purpose of this award is to recognise and reward leadership, celebrate best practice and stimulate action to advance smart cities, towns and regions.


Want more detail on what each award covers? We've got you sorted. Check out our award guidelines for all the criteria.

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