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NEiTA 2023 Now Open

06 April 2023

Nominations now open 

For more than 28 years, the National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA), has recognised New Zealand’s most outstanding educators. NEiTA is proudly supported by Futurity Investment Group.  

NEiTA acknowledges the talented, committed, and caring educators who demonstrate the personal qualities, skills, and passion that help shape the lives of future generations in a fast-changing world. 

As nominations for this year’s NEiTA Awards open, we please ask you to consider if there’s an outstanding educator you’d like recognised. 

Award winners receive a professional development grant of up to $10,000 to further their career and they’ll also be invited to the NEiTA Awards ceremony for a celebration with their peers. 

The NEiTA Awards are open for nomination by anyone in the wider school community. You can nominate an outstanding educator for a NEiTA Award now by visiting The NEiTA Awards are proudly supported by Futurity Investment Group. 

Award recipients receive a certificate of recognition, a stunning handblown glass trophy and a $5,000 professional grant. The school principal who wins the NEiTA Founders’ Leadership Award receives a $10,000 professional grant. 

Nominations are open till 21 July 2023. You can nominate a special teacher at