Supreme Business of the Year

Sponsor: Rainbow Corner Finalists: Focus Marketing Loan Market Waitakere West City Auto Group STAAH Legal Associates Immigration Advice Ltd Forever Shine Beauty Therapy Brisk Insurance   Winner: Legal Associates Legal Associates, founded by Raj and Ashima Singh, is based in Papatoetoe, South Auckland and offers a wide range of legal services to over 2000 clients. The staff is multi-national to…

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Business Excellence in Retail Trade

Sponsor: Indian Newslink Winner Forever Shine Beauty Therapy Forever Shine Beauty Therapy uses a holistic approach to health and beauty, ensuring customers not only ‘look good’ but also ‘feel good within.’ The beauty clinic has a growing clientele comprising television personalities, actors, models, students and some Rugby players too. In July 2012, Director Ronita Sharma established the ‘International College of…

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Business Excellence in Innovation

  Sponsor:  Singapore Airlines   Finalists Ecobags NZ STAAH Legal Associates Brisk Insurance Forever Shine Beauty Therapy   Winner STAAH STAAH is a leading cloud-based platform that has been supporting the Accommodation industry since 2008. In less than a decade, the company has become a key hospitality distribution technology specialist processing in excess of 4.6 million room nights annually via…

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Business Excellence in Marketing

Sponsor: Radio Tarana Finalists Focus Marketing Legal Associates Loan Market Waitakere STAAH   Winner: Legal Associates Legal Associates is based in Papatoetoe, South Auckland and offers a wide range of legal services to over 2000 clients. They identified a need for specialised legal services and legal education among migrant communities. Legal Associates have addressed a lack of awareness around legal…

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Business Excellence in Customer Service

  Sponsor: Mercury Printz   Finalists Legal Associates Loan Market Waitakere Forever Shine Beauty Therapy STAAH R Jay Financial Services Brisk Insurance   Winner Loan Market Waitakere Loan Market Waitakere’s vision is to enable clients to gain financial literacy so they can make informed financial decisions. This approach walks the journey with clients by understanding and analysing their situation, then…

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Best Employer of Choice

Sponsor: Link 2 Services Finalists: Focus Marketing R Jay Financial Services   Winner: Focus Marketing Focus Marketing supplies door-to-door sales staff for mainly energy clients who are seeking customers to switch from other suppliers. The company’s growth is continuing, with an office just opened in Christchurch and one planned for Hamilton. Staff will reach 100 at the start of the…

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Wenceslaus Anthony Commemorative Award Best Employer

Sponsor: Indian Newslink Stewart Sherriff, Chief Executive, 2degrees Mobile Limited   The Wenceslaus Anthony Commemorative Award is presented to a company or an individual with proven expertise in management, acknowledged for distinguished services to foster productivity and profitability through innovative concepts and novel approach. Stewart Sherriff, Chief Executive of 2degrees Mobile Limited, has built a highly competent and motivated staff…

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Best Small Business

Sponsor: PIC Insurance Brokers   Finalists: Brisk Insurance R Jay Financial Services Vision Sales & Marketing   Winner Brisk Insurance Brisk Insurance has developed a unique approach to insurance planning for clients to help them better understand their insurance choices. They have strong processes, get outstanding results and are very passionate about their work and clients. The key differentiator is…

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Best Medium-Sized Business

Sponsor: 2 Degree   Winner: Immigration Advice Ltd   Immigration Advice New Zealand Ltd represents clients with Immigration New Zealand and helps them to get temporary visas, business visas or permanent residence. Within 10 years of operations, it has now grown into one of the most trusted Immigration service providers. As of year-end 2018 the company employs 13 staff. Through…

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Best Large Business

Sponsor: Charles Pandey Group of Hotels Winner: Focus Marketing   Focus Marketing saw an opportunity in door-to-door sales (the “Unwanted Child of Sales”) from the founder’s experience working for Prime Energy, whose owner is now a co-shareholder. Focus supplies door-to-door sales staff for mainly energy clients who are seeking customers to switch from other suppliers. Last year, the company handled…

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