Four Asia Pacific publishers were among the seven which took two or more first-place awards at the recent INMA awards.
Enjoying an especially good night were Fairfax Media New Zealand with three golds. News Corp Australia, the Mumbai Mirror (part of India's Bennett, Coleman & Co giant) and Singapore Press Holdings' the Straits Times were also victorious with two gold awards each.
Fairfax Media New Zealand, which won gold for best use of consumer research for its 'Communities Refresh' project; and for best new corporate innovation initiative for 'News Rewired -- Writing Our Next Chapter'; with Wellington-based Fairfax unit Waikato Times/Stuff.co.nz taking the prize for best video category for 'All In'.
NZME's New Zealand Herald also won gold for the best idea to grow advertising sales or retain advertising clients for 'NZME Advertising Challenge 2015'.
View the excitement from the night here