Competitions

NEXT magazine’s HER OWN BOSS Awards 2019

NEXT is helping entrepreneurial Kiwi women succeed.

We are searching for inspiring and hard-working Kiwi women who have started their own small business. We want to hear their stories of innovation, passion, drive and success. And then we want to offer them an amazing opportunity to help take their new businesses to the next level.
Could you, or someone you know, be one of our 2019 Her Own Boss winners? Applications are now open.

Who are we looking for?

  • A creative and commercial thinker who has spotted a gap, solved a problem, or put a new twist on an old idea.
  • A woman who has developed her product or idea and channelled it into a business with the potential for growth.
  • A woman at the beginning of her entrepreneurial journey. All entrants must have a registered New Zealand business that is no more than three years old.

The prize

The winner of HER OWN BOSS will receive:
  • $30,000 of marketing across Bauer Media print and social.
  • Services of the NEXT team to help create brand ads for print.
  • A profile story in NEXT magazine and online at nowtolove.co.nz
  • A mentoring package from The Icehouse, including workshops and online assessment tools, valued at more than $4000
Terms and conditions apply

People's Choice Award

We will also award a People's Choice prize as voted by the public on nowtolove.co.nz.
The winner will receive:
  • $15,000 of marketing across Bauer Media print, social and digital channels
  • The services of the NEXT team to help create brand ads for print.
  • A profile story in NEXT magazine and online at nowtolove.co.nz
  • One month of My Food Bag's Family Bag, valued at $668
Terms and conditions apply

Apply now

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