Smart Aotearoa - Sustainable Development Competition

(SASD 2022)

Competition Now Open (Submit Your Application)

Showcase and Prizegiving on 30 November 2022

AKL Grid and Online

The first Smart Aotearoa - Sustainable Development competition is now open for entries.

A showcase and prizegiving will be held in-person and online to bring together people of expertise from a range of sectors to recognise and celebrate evidence-based smart sustainable development which is happening across all sections of society in Aotearoa / New Zealand.

A unique opportunity to build a community of sustainable practitioners, form relationships, showcase applications and technologies with an innovation focus, and see what other organisations are doing in this space.

Public Organisations



Tertiary Institutions


The Best Research Work

The Best School Submission

The Best Idea

The Best Māori Submission

The Best Pasifika Submission

The Best SDGs Project


and Online

The showcase and prizegiving will be held in hybrid mode in-person at GridAKL and online.