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2011 Web Awards finalists announced

23 Aug 11

With over 270,000 votes cast, the 2011 Web Awards have really captured the attention of New Zealanders.

Below are the official finalists (in alphabetical order) for each of this years categories .

The awards ceremony announcing the winners is being held at the Hilton in Auckland on the 25th August. If you're a finalist, we suggest you send a representative. To find out more about attending or buying tickets click here.

Best Blog  - Sponsored by MYOB

kiwiblog.co.nz

nzherald.co.nz/blogger-bites-back/news/headlines.cfm?c_id=1501366

stuff.co.nz/life-style/blogs/four-legs-good

stuff.co.nz/life-style/blogs/moatas-blog-idle

stuff.co.nz/life-style/blogs/pg-parental-guidance-advised

Best Employment Site  - Sponsored by ITTI

jobs.co.nz

perkjobs.co.nz

Seek.co.nz

sjs.co.nz

trademe.co.nz

Best Entertainment Site - Sponsored by Logitech

getfact.co.nz

ticketmaster.co.nz

tvnz.co.nz

upfm.dj

youtube.co.nz

Best Financial Site - Sponsored by Acquire

asb.co.nz

bnz.co.nz

kiwibank.co.nz

nationalbank.co.nz

westpac.co.nz

Best Government Site - Sponsored by Toshiba

aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

careers.govt.nz

ccc.govt.nz

doc.govt.nz

ird.govt.nz

Best Homepage - Sponsored by ESET

google.co.nz

msn.co.nz

nzcity.co.nz

nzherald.co.nz

stuff.co.nz

Best ISP - Sponsored by Geeks on Wheels

Orcon

Slingshot

Snap

Telecom

Telstraclear

Best Lifestyle Site - Sponsored by House of Travel

findsomeone.co.nz

foodinaminute.co.nz

grownups.co.nz

healthyfood.co.nz

nzdating.com

Best Mobile App - Sponsored by 2Degrees

Facebook

Flicks

Sky

Stuff

TVNZ

Best Mobile Network - Sponsored by Mi5 Security

2degrees Mobile

Orcon

Telecom

Telstraclear

Vodafone

Best New Launch or Relaunched Site - Sponsored by The Warehouse

blackmarket.co.nz

felt.co.nz

npghs.school.nz (New Plymouth Girls High School)

ohbaby.co.nz

treatme.co.nz

Best News Site - Sponsored by NZDating

3news.co.nz

news.google.com

nzherald.co.nz

stuff.co.nz

tvnz.co.nz

Best Online Forum - Sponsored by Adobe

everybodycommunities.co.nz

geekzone.co.nz

gpforums.co.nz

nzdating.com

ohbaby.co.nz

Best Online Fundraising Initiative - Sponsored by Air New Zealand

bands4hope.co.nz

famine.org.nz

fundraiseonline.co.nz

givealittle.co.nz

plunket.org.nz

Best PC Manufacturer - Sponsored by 2talk

Apple

Asus

Dell

HP

Toshiba

Best Shopping Site - Sponsored by Paystation

mightyape.co.nz

priceme.co.nz

pricespy.co.nz

thewarehouse.co.nz

toggle.co.nz

Best Site for Families - Sponsored by TelstraClear

familyfirst.org.nz

kidspot.co.nz

littlies.co.nz

ohbaby.co.nz

plunket.org.nz

Best Site for Gamers - Sponsored by Verbatim

gameplanet.co.nz

gpforums.co.nz

mightyape.co.nz

nzgamer.com

stuff.co.nz/technology/blogs/game-junkie

Best Site for Small Businesses - Sponsored by AIA

business.govt.nz

homebizbuzz.co.nz

ird.govt.nz

myob.co.nz

xero.com

Best Site for Students - Sponsored by Woosh

anyquestions.co.nz

careers.govt.nz

mathletics.co.nz

scholar.google.co.nz

studyit.org.nz

Best Site for Travellers - Sponsored by Travelsim

airnz.co.nz

expedia.co.nz

harveyworld.co.nz

houseoftravel.co.nz

travelbug.co.nz

Best Social Networking Site - Sponsored by Fairfax

facebook.com

nzdating.co.nz

oldfriends.co.nz

plus.google.com

twitter.com

Best Sports & Recreation Site - Sponsored by Ricoh

allblacks.com

blackoutrugby.com

kathmandu.co.nz

kayakfishingnz.com

torpedo7.co.nz

Best Trading Site - Sponsored by Eventfinder

1-day.co.nz

grabone.co.nz

mightyape.co.nz

sella.co.nz

trademe.co.nz

Best Web Developer - Sponsored by Unleash

123online.co.nz

chilliweb.co.nz

hairylemon.co.nz

onlinedesigns.co.nz

zeald.com

To find out more about attending or to buy tickets click here.