Business award 2018 finalists
Finalists in the Westpac Manawatu¯ Business Awards were announced last week and go through another round of judging before the gala awards night in Silks Lounge at the Awapuni Racecourse on November 16.
The category winners, the Lifetime Service Award and the Westpac Supreme Business Award will be announced. The awards, held every two years, were established in 1995 to highlight business excellence in Palmerston North and Manawatu¯ . More about the event is at www.manawatubusinessawards.com/ or on Facebook. Sponsors are Central Economic Development Agency, Massey University, The HITS, Go Media and Manawatu¯ Standard. Finalists are:
CEDA — distribution and logistics: Base Logistics, Palmerston North Truck Alignment, Stocktrim Software FoodHQ. Agriculture and Food: AgFirst Manawatu¯ -Whanganui, C B Norwood Distributors, Ebony Coffee NZ. Central Demolition — construction and manufacturing: Beca, Landmark Homes, Refresh Manawatu¯ . Powerco — education, research and technology: Ricoh New Zealand, Studio Rubix, Tui Early Learners. BigaVision — professional services and retail: Advanced Accounting, Saigon Corner, Totally Vets. Palmerston North City Council and Manawatu¯ District Council — not for profit: Just Zilch, MASH Trust, Palmerston North Esplanade Scenic Railway, Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History. Higgins — Spirit of the Manawatu¯ : C B Norwood Distributors, Long Building Solutions, Pania Ryan Beauty Retreat. Highly Commended — Spirit of Manawatu¯ : Farmers Mutual Group, Lady Blue.
Category sponsors: FoodHQ, Central Demolition, PowerCo, BigaVision, Palmerston North City Council, Manawatu¯ District Council, Higgins, Ucol, Central Energy Trust, Massey Business School.