Awards ceremony pays tribute to stalwarts

Emotional moments at the Tenth Annual Event Venkat Raman Nine years ago, we conceptualised an Awards Scheme to recognise, reward and celebrate the success of Indian businesses in New Zealand and structured a system of entries and their evaluation by a panel of judges that would be fiercely independent of this newspaper. We were determined to enhance the value of…

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Tons of gratitude over ten years of patronage

Venkat Raman Sponsors and Judges of the Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards 2017 have hailed the Awards Night held at the SkyCity Convention Centre on Monday, November 27, 2017 as one of the most successful events that they have attended in recent years. We were overwhelmed by similar accolades received from guests and entrants who attended the Awards Night. The…

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The Best and the Brightest sparkle our gallery of winners

Apurv Shukla The 10th Annual BNZ-Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards were held on November 27, 2017 at the Skycity Convention Centre in Auckland. The capacity-filled programme was established to acknowledge the best and brightest of businesses and business people of Indian origin in New Zealand. Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards (INLIBA) 2017 was the continuation of a journey which began…

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Business Excellence in Retail Trade

Sponsor Winner: Jesters Pies, Mt Wellington, Auckland Judges’ Comments: The guiding Mantra of Jesters Pies Mt Wellington is: “We do pies. Great pies. And we are proud of it.” The main objectives of the business are to minimise waste of all resources, achieve 5% growth year on year, and increase community involvement. An innovative initiative is the mobile store –…

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Business Excellence in Marketing

Sponsor Finalists: Loan Market Waitakere R Jay Financial Services   Winner R Jay Financial Services Judges’ Comments R Jay Finance is located at Central Papatoetoe and will walk an extra mile in advising customers about the best and most cost-effective ways of managing both their mortgages and insurance. With their dedication and hard work, R Jay Finance is now a…

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Business Excellence in Customer Service

Sponsor Finalists: Forever Shine Beauty Therapy Global Imports and Exports Limited Jesters Pies Mt Wellington Loan Market Waitakere R Jay Financial Services   Winner Global Imports and Exports Limited   Judges’ Comments: Global Imports & Exports Limited focuses on distribution and export of building products to the South Pacific Island, French Polynesia and South-East Asia markets. The Company specialises in…

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Best Employer of Choice

Sponsor Finalists Global Imports and Exports Limited Legal Associates Barristers & Solicitors   Winner Legal Associates Barristers & Solicitors   Judges’ Comments Legal Associates is based in Papatoetoe South Auckland and offers a wide range of legal services to over 2000 clients. The staff is multi-national to reflect their client base and includes Indian, Japanese, Chinese, Samoan and Tongan to…

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Best Small Business

Sponsor Finalists Forever Shine Beauty Therapy Insurance Network Jesters Pies Mt Wellington R Jay Financial Services   Winner Forever Shine Beauty Therapy   Judges’ Comments 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,…

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Best Medium-Sized Business

Sponsor Winner Legal Associates Judges’ Comments: Legal Associates identified a need for specialised legal services and legal education among migrant communities. Legal Associates have moved to address a lack of awareness around legal responsibilities, obligations and rights which created a gap between migrant communities and their ability to smoothly transition into settling in New Zealand.   Photo : Jacinda Ardern…

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Business Excellence in International Business with India

Sponsor Winner STAAH Judges’ Comments STAAH is a leading cloud based platform that has been helping power the online growth of accommodation providers since 2008. In less than a decade the company has become a key hospitality distribution technology specialists, processing in excess of 4.6 million room nights annually via more than 4300 partner properties across 70 countries and 200+…

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