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
Artistic Achievement winner: Rodney Bell
Artistic Achievement winner Rodney Bell, with KPMG representative Souella Cumming and actor Cliff Curtis
Supreme Award winner: Deborah Lampshire celebrates during her acceptance speech
Supreme Award winner Debra Lampshire, with ACC Chief Executive Scott Pickering, and ‘Boy’ star James Rolleston
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, and ACC Board Chair Dame Paula Rebstock
Paralympians Liam Malone and Holly Robinson, with ACC Chief Executive Scott Pickering
The stage is set for the awards
Presenting the ACC Employer Award
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