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The Ambassador Award has been retired as of 2023.

According to the McMillan Dictionary, "an ambassador is someone who is considered to represent an activity, organisation or company and is held in high regard to represent the organisation's values. "

 The NZSTA would like to recognise the work of members who epitomise all things New Zealand speech-language therapy represents and values.

  • Work in partnership and with integrity.

  • Be leaders in the field of communication and swallowing.

  • Be person, and whānau centred, working with respect and humility.

  • Provide an equitable, excellent service.

Award Recipients of Previous Years

This award recognises the work of members who epitomise all things speech-language therapy represents and values in Aotearoa New Zealand. Click the link below to find out more.

Previous NZSTA Ambassador Award winners:

  • No nominations received for 2023
  • No nominations received for 2022
  • 2021: Awarded to Surgical Voice Restoration after Laryngectomy Working Group 
  • 2020: Awarded to Brooke Dibley 
  • 2019: Awarded to Sally Clendon 
  • 2018: Awarded to Shannon Hennig 
  • 2017: Awarded to Sally Kedge 
  • 2016: Awarded to Bridget McArthur