'Kia kaha, kia kaha maia, kia manawanui - Be strong, have confidence and determination. Life is what you make it...'

Hinewai Clark, awardee, at the Auckland award ceremony 2017




Open for applications March 2022



Scroll down for more information on the awards.

If you have any questions, please contact: enquiries@newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz


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 Inspiring Women in IT award

The purpose of the 'Inspiring Women in IT' award is to support women studying or training towards a career in information technology. The award is provided by endowment funds from the Alexandra Kilpatrick bequest.  

Value of award - $1000



Eligibility criteria

  • A woman who is 25+ years

  • and studying at any NZQA approved IT course at a New Zealand tertiary or private educational or development institution.


If you are eligible and wish to apply, please complete the online application form and submit it between 1 March and 15 April.

Inspiring Women in IT award