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Women of Influence

WOINZ '14: Arts

piera mcarthur Meet the finalists in the Arts category of the 2014 Women Of Influence Awards.

Woinz '14: Board and management

boardroom Meet the finalists in the DLA Phillips Fox Board and Management section of the 2014 Women Of Influence Awards.

WOINZ '14: Business entrepreneur

magnifying glass dollar Meet the finalists in the Business Entrepreneur section of the 2014 Women Of Influence Awards.

WOINZ '14: Community

Susan Hassall Meet the finalists in the Community category of the 2014 Women Of Influence Awards.

WOINZ '14: Innovation and science

Nicola Gaston Meet the finalists in the Innovation and Science category of the 2014 Women Of Influence Awards.

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About the awards

women of influence Now in its second year, the awards celebrate bold, energetic women who are helping shape New Zealand and its future.

Meet the judges

These awards would not be possible without the knowledge and generosity of our judges. Read more about them.

Women of Influence gala dinner

Entry, terms & conditions

What drives Mai Chen?

Mai Chen Top lawyer Mai Chen reveals the childhood force that has driven her to succeed.

Women of Influence finalists

Narrowing down the finalists for the inaugural Women of Influence awards was never going to be easy.

Top honours for leading Aus women

Woinz Emerging Leader Mahsa Mohaghegh

Cricket boss a big winner

Boss of NZ 2015 Cricket World Cup campaign is supreme winner of Women of Influence awards.