Tauranga businesses celebrate excellence

Eastpack is Tauranga Business of the year 2019. File image: SunLive.

Tauranga businesses have been celebrating after the Westpac Tauranga Business Awards.

EastPack has won Tauranga Business of the Year 2019 at the awards ceremony at Trustpower Arena.

The awards recognise and celebrate excellence, innovation and success of business in the Western Bay of Plenty.

Singer Caitriona Anderson's voice filled whatever space was left of a 500 strong audience at the arena last night.

The corporate leadership award has gone to RoboticsPlus and the ACC workplace winner is also EastPack.

The winners and finalists are:

Westpac Tauranga Business of the Year 2019 is EastPack

Corporate Leadership
Winner: RoboticsPlus

ACC Workplace
Winner: EastPack
Finalists: Lysaght Consultants and Tika Interiors

Digital and Technology Innovation
Winner Proppy
Finalists: EastPack Ltd and The Babysitters Club Ltd

Business Innovation
Winner: EastPack Ltd
Finalists: House of Science NZ, Lysaght Consultants Ltd and The Babysitters Club Ltd

Customer Experience Award
Winner: Bake Shack
Highly Commended: LL Wedding and Event Hire
Finalists: Eagle Ridge and The Relocatable House Company

Social Enterprise
Winner: Acorn Foundation
Highly Commended: Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard
Finalist: House of Science NZ

Retail Excellence
Winner: Fashion Island
Finalist: Bake Shack

Sustainable Business
Winner: The Kollective - TK
Highly Commended: Why Waste

Emerging Business:
Winner: Collab Digital
Finalists: Liv Light and The Babysitters Club

Service Excellence
Winner: Liz van Wellie Aquatics
Highly Commended: LL Wedding & Event Hire
Finalists: The Babysitters Club Ltd, Bureta Physiotherapy and The Relocatable House Company

Tourism and Hospitality
Winner: Good Local Pyes Pa
Finalists: Manaaki Tours and Eagle Ridge

Manufacturing and Distribution
Winner: EastPack

Finalists: Bake Shack and Archway Group

Corporate Sponsorship
Winner: Wave Agency
Finalist: Trustpower

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Poor service

Posted on 09-11-2019 16:26 | By

Overall Tauranga service is pretty poor compared to the rest of NZ so I don’t think they should celebrate too much.