News

19 August 2019

The Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards 2019 finalists are:


Findex (NZ) Ltd Primary & Primary Services Sector Award

  • Aquila Sustainable Farming
  • Blue Sky Meats
  • WM Compliance Solutions


Invercargill City Council Construction, Trade, Manufacturing & Distribution Award

  • Blue Sky Meats
  • FI Innovations
  • New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter
  • PowerNet


Powernet New and Emerging Award

  • Miss Stage
  • Solve it and Escape
  • Southern Optical
  • The Awareness Project
  • WM Compliance Solutions


The Southland Times Consumer Award

  • KNL Travel
  • McCallums Group
  • Ray White Invercargill
  • Shoe Clinic Invercargill
  • Southern Optical


Invercargill Licensing Trust Not for Profit Award

  • Habitat for Humanity Invercargill
  • Koha Kai
  • Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust


Southland Chamber of Commerce Professional Services Award

  • Back9 Creative Studio
  • KNL Travel
  • Market South
  • Mrs Tradie
  • Occ Health South


Market South Innovation Award

  • Better by Bar
  • EIS
  • McCallums Group
  • New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter
  • Source Development


ACC Workplace Safety Award

  • Aquila Sustainable Farming
  • EIS
  • FI Innovations


Healthy Families Invercargill Workplace Wellbeing Award

  • Aquila Sustainable Farming
  • Blue River Dairy
  • Environment Southland
  • McIntyre Dick


Southern Institute of Technology Business Personality Award

  • Carla Forbes (Market South)
  • Janice Lee (Koha Kai)
  • Paul Adams (Stabicraft)


The Awards Gala Dinner will take place at Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill on Friday 27 September 2019.

This Dinner will showcase Southland’s business talent and capability as we pay tribute to local businesses who are helping build our economy and community. Tickets for the Award Gala Dinner have sold out, with a record 420 guests attending the celebrations.