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Summer KiwiSaver scheme receives hallmark of clarity again

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 1:24 pm | WriteMark

Forsyth Barr’s Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for its Summer KiwiSaver scheme has again been awarded the WriteMark Plain Language Standard. More >>

JUNO’s guide to KiwiSaver awarded the WriteMark for clarity

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 12:21 pm | WriteMark

Pull-Quote: We’re proud to have met the WriteMark standard. For me, it’s like receiving an Oscar! It’s the ultimate achievement for advocates of plain language.’ — Jacqueline Taylor More >>

Code for Bank Customers Receives WriteMark Clarity Seal

Friday, 8 June 2018, 11:28 am | WriteMark

The New Zealand Bankers’ Association has put customers first with a new Code of Banking Practice that carries the WriteMark seal of clarity. More >>

Forsyth Barr earns quality mark for simplifying investment

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 3:14 pm | WriteMark

Investment firm Forsyth Barr have put customer understanding first by simplifying a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for their KiwiSaver scheme. Their PDS has achieved the WriteMark Plain Language Standard, a quality mark awarded to documents written ... More >>

New lung cancer handbook achieves WriteMark Standard

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:16 am | WriteMark

Cancer has a wide reach. When someone gets cancer, they desperately need clear information—and so do their family and friends. The information has to meet their needs and answer their questions, in as simple and straightforward a way as possible. More >>

Winners announced in 2013 Plain English Awards

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 12:04 pm | WriteMark

The Ministry of Social Development was the big winner at the 2013 Plain English Awards. The Ministry won the supreme award for Plain English Champion — Best Organisation at the ceremony tonight in Wellington. More >>

Time for business and government to showcase plain work

Tuesday, 11 June 2013, 11:25 am | WriteMark

The 2013 Plain English Awards — time for business and government to showcase their plainest work More >>

Reward a great document

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 11:25 am | WriteMark

Have you read a document or webpage and thought it was a horrible example of fine print — lacking in clarity and full of ambiguity? Or you might have read something that was clear and easily understood? More >>

2012 WriteMark Plain English Awards

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 11:17 am | WriteMark

There’s just one month left to enter the 2012 WriteMark New Zealand Plain English Awards. The annual Awards honour the organisations and people who are trying to make the world a better place by banishing jargon and gobbledygook. With consumers increasingly ... More >>

Public urged to speak up against gobbledegook

Tuesday, 29 June 2010, 10:42 am | WriteMark

Kiwis are being urged to use the annual Plain English Awards to speak up against jargon and bureaucratic babble. More >>

Auckland businesses, make yourselves clear

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 10:24 am | WriteMark

Do you strive for simplicity and clarity in everything you write at work? Do you work hard to ensure Aucklanders know exactly what they’re getting when they do business with you? More >>

Wellington businesses, make yourselves clear

Monday, 31 May 2010, 4:06 pm | WriteMark

Do you strive for simplicity and clarity in everything you write at work? Do you work hard to ensure people in Wellingtonknow exactly what they’re getting when they do business with you? More >>

Here come the Plain English Awards!

Thursday, 21 May 2009, 9:15 am | WriteMark

Get rid of your gobbledygook and polish up your prose. The WriteMark New Zealand Plain English Awards are on again! More >>

‘WriteMark’ a reward for wiping out waffle

Tuesday, 22 February 2005, 10:45 am | WriteMark

A Wellington business writing company is launching the WriteMark, the country’s first quality mark for documents written to a high standard of plain English. More >>




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