Business Excellence in International Business with India

  Sponsor: Manukau Institute of Technology   Winner: Independent Advisory Services – Ascent Group   The Ascent Group of colleges opened its India Office in 2017 to strengthen its relationship with the Indian market and to work with quality agents. Ascent has put strict processes in place which are aligned with the requirements of Immigration New Zealand for the Indian…

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Best Accountant of the Year

Sponsor: SMART PAYROLL Winner: Ragavan Rengachariar – United Industries Ltd   Ragavan Rengachariar is a very experienced Finance professional. In his current role as Group Internal Auditor and National Credit Manager for United Industries Group, he has made a number of significant improvements to the “credit approval and credit recovery process.” The Judges commented that Ragavan has clearly added considerable…

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Best Financial Advisor (Mortgage) of the Year

Sponsor: OAKS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT   Finalists: Raman Chauhan – R Jay Financial Services Satyan Mehra – iConsult- Finance & Risk Winner: Satyan Mehra – iConsult-Finance & Risk Satyan Mehra is a registered financial services provider who chose Mortgage broking because it is his passion. As a former Banker, he enjoys using his banking skills to solve loan issues for clients, and…

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Best Financial Advisor (Insurance) of the Year

Sponsor: AIA Insurance  Winner: Raman Chauhan – R Jay Financial Services Raman Chauhan is an insurance and mortgage broker who works with his clients to develop a cost‐effective insurance solution to suit their circumstances. He is deliberately not aligned with any insurance company and is able to recommend an insurance solution from a wide range of alternatives. The process he…

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Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year

  Sponsor: Fiji Consulate General and Trade Commission Finalists: Haseeb Ashraf – Legal Associates Raman Chauhan – R Jay Financial Services Kiran Arul – Focus Marketing   Winner: Haseeb Ashraf – Legal Associates Haseeb Ashraf is an impressive young Barrister and Solicitor specialising in Immigration Law, with a business development focus. Keen, energetic, articulate, intelligent; he has applied himself to…

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Best Businesswoman of the Year

  Sponsor: Alexandra Park Finalists:   Rachana Dave – Loan Market Waitakere Shyama Sharma – Legal Associates   Winner: Rachana Dave – Loan Market Waitakere Rachana’s vision is to enable her clients to gain financial literacy so they can make informed financial decisions. Her approach allows her to walk the journey with her clients by understanding and analysing their situation,…

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Raman (Ray) Ranchhod Commemoration Award

Distinguished Businesswoman Sponsor: Indian Newslink   Winner: Shyama Sharma- Legal Associates The Raman (Ray) Ranchhod Award is presented to a person who pursues business excellence with a heart for the community. The late Mr Ranchhod practiced business with honesty and self-discipline and was a man of social conscience and ethics. He believed in helping people in need and distress unconditionally.…

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Awards strengthen the New Zealand-Fiji bond

Venkat Raman The Eleventh Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards enunciated the current and emerging business and trade opportunities between New Zealand and Fiji, strengthening the bond that exists between the two countries. The Government of Fiji was the Major Support Sponsor of these Awards, sponsoring the ‘Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ Category. The Award was won by Legal…

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Competition brings the best of businesses to centre stage

Venkat Raman Competition was rife in many of the categories of the Eleventh Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards, bringing the best among businesses owned, operated, managed and franchised by people of Indian Origin. Many of them were identified as finalists and honoured as winners at the Awards Ceremony held on Monday, November 26, 2018 at SkyCity Convention Centre. Jackie…

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Commemorative Awards honour the deserving

Venkat Raman Since we launched the Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards Programme in 2018, hundreds of businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals have been recognised as finalists and rewarded as winners. These have been based on our robust entry and judging process, which includes a visit to the workplaces of a select number of entrants by one or more judges from our…

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