Hynds Paper Competition

If you’re an IPWEA NZ member and have had a paper accepted for presentation at Future-Fit Aotearoa, you’re eligible for the Hynds Paper competition.

Prior to conference, our judges will select the three best papers. These papers will be presented in the Hynds Pipe Systems Paper plenary session on the Tuesday afternoon of conference. The presentations will be 12 minutes long with a question and answer session to follow and judged by the audience on the day.


The winner will win tickets to the 2022 IPWEA Queensland Division annual conference, where the you’ll present your paper. The all-expenses paid trip is for two people.

The two runners up will receive a two-day Great Mystery Break for two, or equivalent air travel. This is subject to travel and COVID-19.

This competition is sponsored by Hynds Pipe Systems.

Presentation format

All presentations must be in Microsoft PowerPoint using a 16:9 ratio. You’ll be given a template to use for your presentation which includes conference branding.

Ensure you bring your presentations on a USB and downloaded at the Speaker Prep desk at conference prior to your presentation.

IPWEA NZ values and guiding principles

All presenters must adhere to the 2021 Conference Values and Guiding Principles.