Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about the Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards and the nomination submission process.


Each year, the Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards recognises partners who have delivered exemplary solutions built on Microsoft platforms.

Answers to questions you may have about the Microsoft Partner Awards program can be found in the sections below.

If you do not find the information you need, please email the Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards team.


Are there instructions on how to submit my award?

Yes!  Submit your nomination on the awards submission site, there are instructions within the submission tool or you can access on the Microsoft New Zealand Awards website.

Will I be allowed to submit for an award if I do not meet the eligibility requirements?

You will not be prevented from entering an award regardless of your eligibility, but to be selected as an award winner or finalist you must have met the eligibility requirements specified for that specific award and be a member of the MPN.   

How do I edit my nomination entry?

After you have submitted an entry you will no longer be able to edit the entry.

When it is in draft mode, you can edit the entry at any time until the close of the Awards Submission Tool – Friday 18th May 2018 at 11:59 pm. You must have successfully submitted your award entry for it to be reviewed by the judging panels. 

Will I still be able to sign in to the awards submission tool after submissions close?

Yes, you will be able to sign in and view your entry after that date, but you will not be able to make changes or withdraw your submission. 

Can we enter more than one nomination for the same award based on having different products or case studies we want to highlight?

Yes, you can enter multiple award nominations for the same award or enter the same case study or story for more than one award.