SUPREME AWARD

  • Judged from Category A & B Winners
  • Business displaying overall Business Excellence.

 Award Prize: $1000 Air New Zealand Travel Voucher. Cash Prize of $1000


CATEGORY A

(enter only ONE Award in this section)

LARGE BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD

This award recognises all round business excellence in businesses with over 26 full time equivalent staff OR a turnover of over $5million.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $1000

MEDIUM BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD

This award recognises all round business excellence in businesses that have a staffing level of between 6-25 full time equivalent OR turnover up to $5million.

 Award Prize: Cash prize of $1000

SMALL BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD

This award recognises all round business excellence in businesses with up to 5 full time staff OR a turnover of under $1million.

 Award Prize: Cash prize of $1000


CATEGORY B

(enter only ONE Award in this section)

MANUFACTURING OR ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Open to any business whose core business is in the manufacturing or engineering sector.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500

TECHNOLOGY EXCELLENCE AWARD

Open to those businesses whose principal activity is in digital or other technologies or whose investment in technology has significantly contributed to the organisation’s success.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500

SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD

Open to any business whose principal activity is the provision of services or consulting to other businesses or the consumer.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500 

TRADES EXCELLENCE AWARD

Open to any business whose core business is in the trades sector.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500

Based on the judging criteria in Categories A and B, it is recommended that entrants in these categories will have been in business for a minimum of three years.


CATEGORY C

(Enter up to ‘TWO ONLY’ awards in Category C)

ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD

This award recognises businesses that are demonstrating an ongoing commitment to zero waste and a sustainable New Zealand.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500 

HEALTH AND SAFETY EXCELLENCE AWARD

This award is presented to businesses that are demonstrating ongoing commitment to Health & Safety, integrated throughout business operations.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500 

BRAND AND MARKETING EXCELLENCE AWARD

This award is open to businesses that display excellence and innovation in branding, marketing and design.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500 

INNOVATION EXCELLENCE AWARD

Open to businesses that demonstrate creative, entrepreneurial or innovative practices, products and services that are making a significant contribution to the organisation’s success and productivity.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500 

EMPLOYER OF CHOICE EXCELLENCE AWARD

This award is open to businesses who are investing in their people and who recognise that the success of an organisation is built on its people.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500 

NEW AND EMERGING BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD

This award is open to new business start-ups that have been operating for more than 12 months from 1 July 2021 but under 3 years. Entrants for this award are not eligible to enter Category A Awards. Previous winners are not eligible to re-enter this award.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500

HOSPITALITY EXCELLENCE AWARD

This award is open to businesses whose principal activity is the provision of accommodation or food and beverage.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500 

NOT-FOR-PROFIT EXCELLENCE AWARD

Open to organisations that demonstrate helping our society in a tangible way. Non- profits can be Associations, Foundations, Charities or Trusts.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500 

BUSINESS CONTINUITY EXCELLENCE AWARD

This award recognises businesses that are committed to minimising potential impact from disasters, through continuity planning and practice.

Award Prize: Cash prize of $500