The Magazine Publishers Association presented 22 awards at the Webstar Magazine Media Awards 2022 last week, including top honours for NZ Marketing magazine in its category.
New Zealand’s publishing industry gathered at Auckland’s La Zeppa last Thursday for the Webstar Magazine Media Awards 2022, an event dedicated to the craft of storytelling.
After a rigorous judging process, Magazine Publishers Association (MPA) members and associates were celebrated for their magazine creativity and initiative, during what has been a challenging time for media.
Of the finalists and winners, the MPA Board noted the depth and diversity of this year’s entries, saying that exciting things are happening across all magazine channels.
“In challenging times magazines continue to find relevant ways to speak to their communities,” MPA said in a statement announcing the winners.
New Zealand Geographic who took home the titles of Webstar Best Magazine – Consumer Special Interest, Current Affairs and Business; Best Photographer; Best Journalist – Consumer Special Interest, Current Affairs, Business and Trade, as well as Webstar Supreme Magazine.
Other big wins included Dish magazine taking out Webstar Best Magazine – Home, Food, Lifestyle and Mass Market and the coveted People’s Choice, and our very own NZ Marketing magazine walking away with Webstar Best Magazine – Trade. Both titles owned by SCG.
The judges’ had this to say of NZ Marketing magazine’s win: “The entrants of 2022 Trade Magazine of the Year demonstrated how engaging an industry-focused magazine can be. While all of them connected well with their sector, New Zealand Marketing did so with particular flair. The print product elegantly combines compelling editorial with integrated content and is the cornerstone of a brand with a strong portfolio across web, social and events. It’s everything a trade magazine should be.
For the complete list of winners, click here.