Air NZ* Blog Awards: 10/06/2010
1st Cactus Kate
2nd Dim Post
3rd= No Right Turn & Whaleoil
Special mentions/judges' short list:
In a Strange land
*Not sponsored by Air NZ.
Organising authority: NZBU.
Entry criteria: Open to all blogs primarily dedicated to reporting news or views on news.
Nomination: 4 best posts in 2009 calendar year. Free to enter, self-nominating, online process.
Judging panel: Tim Selwyn (Tumeke! & nzblogosphere.blogspot.com), Martyn Bradbury (Tumeke!), Matthew Hooton (Exceltium), Regan Cunliffe (Throng & ffunnell), Ricardo Simich (One agency)
Qantas Media Awards**: 11/06/2010
Kerry Williamson, Dominion Post (winner)
Ben Gracewood, ben.geek.nz
Dita DeBoni, NZ Herald
**Sponsored by Qantas.
Organising authority: NZPA.
Entry criteria: Open to all websites primarily dedicated to reporting news or views on news.
Nomination: no information provided on website. NB: Tickets to function $125.
Judging panel: no information provided on website.
Please note surveys of the nzblogosphere are now on a quarterly basis. The 2010Q1 survey for period 01/01/2010 - 31/03/2010 will be posted below.