Awards for business excellence
The TSB Taranaki Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards took place in New Plymouth on Saturday night.
South Taranaki mayor Ross Dunlop, on behalf of all three Taranaki mayors and the chair of the Taranaki Regional Council, presented Bryce Barnett with the Taranaki Mayoral Award for Business Excellence 2018.
The supreme award winner this year was Egmont Honey, a company which made several trips to the podium over the evening, receiving placings in a few categories.
Several businesses won more than one category over the evening, including Safe Business Solutions, Egmont Seed, Climate & Plumbing and Ricoh Taranaki. ■ Winners:
Supreme Award: Winner, Egmont Honey.
Large Business: Egmont Honey; highly commended, Egmont Seed. Medium Business: Winner, Climate & Plumbing; highly commended, Ricoh Taranaki.
Small Business: Winner, Safe Business Solutions; highly commended, Stephanie Murray Mortgages.
Marine, Manufacturing or Engineering: Winner, Egmont Seed; highly commended, Egmont Honey. Technology: Winner, Ricoh Taranaki.
Service: Winner, Safe Business Solutions; highly commended, Vivian Pharmacy.
Trades: Winner, Climate & Pharmacy
New and Emerging Business: Winner, Safe Business Solutions. Brand and marketing: Winner, Central Audiology; highly commended, Craft Smoothie Innovation: Winner, Egmont Seed company; highly commended, Healy Organics.
Employer of Choice: Winner, Ricoh Taranaki; highly commended, Stephanie Murray Mortgages, Tasman Toyota.
Events and Attractions: Winner, Taranaki Country Music Festival; highly commended, Taranaki Arts Trail Inc.
Hospitality: Winner, Belt Road Seaside Holiday Camp.
Not for profit: Winner, Educare Training.
Business Continuity: Winner, Safe Business Solutions. Environmental: Winner, Tasman Toyota; highly commended, Healy Organics.
Health and Safety: Winner, Begin Distilling ltd,
MC Paul Ego looks on as South Taranaki District mayor Ross Dunlop announces Bryce Barnett is the 2018 recipient of the Taranaki Mayoral Award for Business Excellence.