NZME chief executive Michael Boggs says he is delighted to recognise all nominees and celebrate the winners in the 2016 Deloitte Top 200 awards.

"This event is the most prestigious business event of the year in New Zealand and this year's theme of 'Investing in the Future' focuses on the opportunity for businesses to create sustainable value today and for future generations," said Boggs.

Watch: Young Executive of the Year winner - James Bergin:

"At NZME our focus is to create content and experiences that are at the centre of what New Zealanders' want," adds Boggs.

"This includes investing in our people and our communities to ensure all opportunities to become better, brighter and stronger together can be realised."


"We are excited about the potential for New Zealanders to lead at a local, national and global level and we celebrate these successes through our brands."

This is the third year of NZME's partnership with Deloitte in the Top 200 awards -- the most prestigious business event in New Zealand.

There are 10 categories including chief executive and young executive of the year, company of the year, chairperson of the year and chief financial officer of the year.

Watch: Chief Financial Officer of the Year winner - Jolie Hodson:

"The Deloitte Top 200 recognises those that have been bold through their leadership to innovate, embrace the power of diversity and achieve great success for their people, their communities and their businesses," says Boggs.

"Being a part of this event enables us to showcase these success stories and inspire other business leaders to achieve great things."