Taranaki's Top Shop for 2022 is Big Jim's Garden Centre


The North Taranaki garden centre was announced as the Supreme winner of WITT Top Shop at the sold-out Gala Awards evening on Saturday night.

It was a great night for the locally-owned business – winning the Lifestyle and Leisure Category Award, North Taranaki Regional Award and then taking out the big one!

The Central Taranaki Regional Award was won by last year’s Supreme winner, Stratford ITM which also won the Large Format Category Award and was highly commended in the Accessibility Award. Winner of the South Taranaki Regional Award was The Burnt Place Bar & Kitchen in Hawera which also won the Accessibility Award and was highly commended in the Food & Beverage Category.

The eight category winners are:

  • Large Format Store, Winner Stratford ITM, Highly Commended, Mason Appliances New Plymouth
  • Fashion, Footwear & Accessories, Winner Hello You, Highly Commended Footloose
  • Food & Beverage, Winner Chaos Cafe, Highly Commended, The Burnt Place, Highly Commended Wild Pear Kitchen
  • Specialty Store, Winner Lovells Flowers 4 You, Highly Commended Peta M Homeware & Gifts, Highly Commended Studio 18
  • Automotive, Winner All Things Automotive, Highly Commended Central Taranaki Automotive
  • Lifestyle & Leisure, Winner Big Jim’s Garden Centre, Highly Commended Poppies
  • Health & Beauty, Winner Vogeltown Pharmacy, Highly Commended, Jichelle Health & Beauty, Skin on Forty-Five
  • Accessibility, Winner The Burnt Place, Highly Commended, Mitre 10 MEGA, Highly Commended Stratford ITM




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