Mark your calendars for a night of celebration and empowerment!

We’re thrilled to invite you to the highly anticipated awards of the year: The MWDI Māori Businesswomen’s Awards 2024!

Date: Friday, 25 October 2024
Location: Tākina Convention Centre, Wellington

Join us for an unforgettable evening as we shine the spotlight on the outstanding achievements and success of kaipakihi wāhine Māori, the driving force behind indigenous entrepreneurship worldwide.The MWDI Māori Businesswomen’s Awards, renowned as the premier indigenous businesswomen’s awards globally, embody our commitment to fostering economic development and empowerment for wāhine Māori and their whānau.

By celebrating the very best wāhine businesswomen and their pakihi, our awards champion the vision of Māori Women’s Development Inc, ensuring equitable contributions to cultural, spiritual, economic, social, and political achievements. From Aotearoa to the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, these awards showcase brilliance on a global scale.

Stay tuned as nominations and self-nominations, along with ticket sales, will be opening soon.Don’t miss your chance to be part of this momentous occasion, where connections are made, inspiration flourishes, and success stories are celebrated!

Mark your calendars and prepare to be inspired. We can’t wait to welcome you to the MWDI Māori Businesswomen’s Awards on Friday, 25 October 2024.


Tessa Gudgeon
MWDI Communications & Stakeholder Engagement
Wāea: 0211956661

To view MWDI Māori Businesswomen’s Awards 2023 images & highlights reel click below

View Awards Image Gallery - 27 October 2023View Awards 2023 highlights reel