22 October 2013

2013 Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards

The inaugural Westpac Southland Business Awards were held in October 2013.

Winners were announced for eight categories with a supreme award winner chosen from those finalists.

Westpac Southland Supreme Winner - Business of the Year
Winner - EIS

Retail Business Award (sponsored by Southland Times)
Professionals MacPherson Realty Ltd
Finalists – Pita Pit / Southland Disability Enterprises
NOT FOR PROFIT (Sponsored by Ascot Park Hotel)
Gore Health
Finalists –Invercargill Musical Theatre / Southland disABILITY Enterprises Ltd

Work Place Safety Award (sponsored by ACC)
Finalists – Gore Health / South Port

Business Sustainability Award (sponsored by Southland Chamber of Commerce)
Southland disABILITY Enterprises Ltd
Finalists - Country Manor Catering / EIS

New and Emerging Business Award (sponsored by PowerNet)
Bevan Pearce & Associates Accountants
Finalists – Jennian Homes / Southland Grain n Seed

Business of the Year – Less than 15 Full Time Employees (sponsored by Crowe Horwath)
Bevan Pearce & Associates Accountants
Finalists – Jennian Homes / One.61 Ltd

Business of the Year - More than 15 Full Time Employees (sponsored by Invercargill City Council)
Finalists – South Port / Southland disABILITY Enterprises Ltd

Business Personality of the Year (sponsored by SIT)
Karl Metzler – Gore Health
Finalists – Jane Stanton (Seriously Good Chocolate Company) / Denise Andrews ( Pita Pit) / Jeannie Peebles (Country Manor)

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