Hynds Presentation of the Year Award



Proudly Supporting Hynds Presentation of the Year Award

The Presentation of the Year Award recognises the best presentation at the Water New Zealand Conference.

Each eligible paper is marked against following five criteria:

  • Visual aids – clarity, legibility, catches interest.
  • Delivery – title, introduction, etc, logical flow.
  • Answering questions – confidence, completeness of answers and audience response
  • Content – actual content presented


The presentations associated with the top 20 papers (judged for the Hynds Paper of the Year) which were submitted within required timescales for the Conference are eligible for the Award.

Presentations will not be eligible for prizes if they have been substantially published or presented at regional or national conferences worldwide.

The best presentation award is presented at the Downer Conference Dinner and Awards.


The best presentation award winner received a cash prize and a framed certificate.


Water New Zealand thanks Hynds for its generous sponsorship of this award since 2002.

Special Thanks

Water New Zealand thanks the Conference Technical Committee for its commitment and dedication in marking the papers.

Awards presented at the Downer Conference Dinner and Awards on Thursday, 21 September 2017.

The judges reserve the right to not offer the award depending on the quality of entries.  The judges’ decision will be final.