Kristine has been fighting for fairer pay for women since 2011.
When Ricky Houghton left state care at the age of 11, he promised himself he’d take every opportunity to help others.
Dr Wiles is a microbiologist on a mission and was a NZOTY finalist.
Mike dedicates his life to changing the way Kiwis think about mental health and was a NZOTY Finalist for 2018.
Taika Waititi, is an award-winning director, writer, actor and artist who has become one of the country’s best-loved and most distinctive...
Major Campbell Roberts has dedicated his life to trying to make New Zealand a fairer place for all Kiwis.
Associate Professor Mere Berryman is on a mission to change New Zealand society for the better, starting in our classrooms.
There are 16 award ceremonies being held this year to recognise the local heroes in our communities.
Winning the 2016 Kiwibank New Zealand Local Hero Award helped Selwyn Cook make the decision to turn his passion for workplace diversity i...
Henare O’Keefe has a simple message for the many disadvantaged people he works with.