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Supreme Website Award


The Supreme Council Website Award is judged by ALGIM and is a non-nomination award.  The results for this award are based on an evaluation of participating in New Zealand council websites against New Zealand Government Web Standards, ALGIM's Self Assessment Council Website Survey (snapshot of the sector select functionality questions), the Blind Foundation testing the accessibility of each Council website, Enquiry Response testing (conducted by ALGIM) and Best Practice Review including mobile responsive design (conducted by ALGIM).  The New Zealand Government Web Standards are sourced from documentation supplied from the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). 

To be eligible for consideration for the Supreme Council Website Award your Council is required to participate in the following:

  • ALGIM Self Assessment Council Website Survey (snapshot of the sector select functionality questions)
  • Response time to website and social media query from customer (completed by ALGIM)
  • Check of the usability requirements under section 2 of the Web usability Standard and Council online services transaction functionality (completed by ALGIM)

A link to the Web Snapshot survey inviting all local authorities to participate will be distributed via email, date yet to be advised, and completion closing date for the 2017 ALGIM Web & Digital Awards will follow.


Overall rankings published by ALGIM will highlight all Councils, including those that did not complete the ‘Self Assessment Survey. 

Contact Suzee Sinclair, Survey Administrator on +64 (06) 351 6331 or email to request the survey link or to be advised who within your organisation has received the link.