Serious injury & disability

2016 Attitude Awards

The Attitude Awards honour the outstanding achievements of New Zealanders living with disabilities, whether from injuries or other circumstances. ACC is a proud sponsor of the Attitude Awards.

ACC Chief Executive, Scott Pickering, presented the Attitude ACC Supreme Award and spoke of how important the Awards are to changing perceptions of New Zealanders with disabilities.

Congratulations to all of the finalists and winners. See the full list of winners of the 2016 Awards on the Attitudelive website.

You can also watch highlights of the Awards (45 minutes) and learn more about the winners' stories.

Here are some of the photos from the Awards!

Emerging Athlete winner Tupou Seini Neiufi

Emerging Athlete winner: Tupou Seini Neiufi

Artistic Achievement winner Rodney Bell

Artistic Achievement winner: Rodney Bell

Rodney Bell, with Souella Cumming (KPMG) and actor Cliff Curtis

Artistic Achievement winner Rodney Bell, with KPMG representative Souella Cumming and actor Cliff Curtis

Supreme Award winner Deborah Lampshire celebrates her award

Supreme Award winner: Deborah Lampshire celebrates during her acceptance speech

Supreme Award winner Debra Lampshire, Scott Pickering and James Rolleston

Supreme Award winner Debra Lampshire, with ACC Chief Executive Scott Pickering, and ‘Boy’ star James Rolleston

Gavin Smales of Genera Ltd, Judy Bailey and Prof Des Gorman

Gavin Smales, ACC Employer Award winner Generva Ltd's representative, with Judy Bailey, and ACC Board Member Prof Des Gorman

Hall of Fame Inductee Anne Hawker, with ACC Board Chair Dame Paula Rebstock

Hall of fame Inductee Anne Hawker, and ACC Board Chair Dame Paula Rebstock

Paralympians Liam Malone and Holly Robinson, with ACC CEO Scott Pickering

Paralympians Liam Malone and Holly Robinson, with ACC Chief Executive Scott Pickering

The stage is set for the awards

The stage is set for the awards

Presenting ACC Employer Award

Presenting the ACC Employer Award

Olivia Shivas, Dan Buckingham, SonnyBill Williams, Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston

Olivia Shivas (Digital Manager for AttitudeLive), Dan Buckingham (wheelchair rugby) in front, and Sonny-Bill Williams (All Black), and Cliff Curtis and James Rolleston (actors) at the back