Southland Business Excellence Awards

The Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards is a showcase of the region’s business talent and capability. It also acts as a platform for paying tribute to local businesses helping to build our economy and community.

As well as accolades for the winners, all entrants receive benefits throughout the awards process. Be it increased staff morale, confidence building during the self-assessment application, enhanced profile or public recognition - the awards aim to highlight our outstanding local organisations and their achievements.

Planning is underway for the biannual awards that will be held in 2017. More information on this event soon.

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Past Events

29 September 2015

Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards 2015 Winners

The Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards 2015 winners are:

Westpac Supreme Award

Recognising a winner in one or more of the other award categories that has demonstrated the highest overall level of business excellence.

South Port NZ Ltd

Crowe Horwath Business (less than 15 FTE) Award

Recognising any enterprise with less than 15 full time employees that demonstrates business excellence.

Seriously Good Chocolate Company Ltd

Invercargill City Council Business (more than 15 FTE) Award

Recognising any enterprise with more than 15 full time employees that demonstrates business excellence.

South Port NZ Ltd

Powernet New and Emerging Award

For private sector enterprises that have been in operation for less than two years as at 31 March 2015 and have demonstrated business excellence.

ComplEat Wellness

The Southland Times Retail Business Award

Recognising any enterprises in the retail sector that provides outstanding products or services.

E Hayes & Sons Ltd

Invercargill Licensing Trust Not for Profit Award

Recognising excellence in performance by a Southland not-for-profit organisation.

Invercargill Musical Theatre Inc.

Market South Innovation Award

Recognising innovative enterprises that have invested in developing innovative thinking, products, services, initiatives, processes, or a business model that have been integral to their success.

Stabicraft Marine

Otago Southland Employers’ Association Employer (less than 15 FTE) Award

For any enterprise with less than 15 full time employees that demonstrates best employment practice.

Dynamic Maintenance Ltd

ACC Workplace Safety Award

For all enterprises that demonstrates excellent safety in the workplace.

South Port NZ Ltd

Southern Institute of Technology Business Personality Award

Your chance to recognise that outstanding individual who has gone the extra mile.

Jane Stanton (Seriously Good Chocolate Company Ltd)

The Southland Times People’s Choice Award

The public’s chance to vote for the best Southland business.

Invercargill Musical Theatre Inc.