2023 Winners

The business community from across Hawke’s Bay gathered to celebrate and acknowledge the impressive mahi done by the business community in the past year in innovation, community contribution, visitor experience, sustainability, and business excellence. Attendees included businesses and awards finalists representing all corners of Hawke’s Bay and a variety of industries.

Congratulations to the 2023 winners!

Excellence in Innovation

Sponsored by EIT Te Pūkenga

Wayfinder is a firm that is in the business of selling innovative solutions.

Topline Contracting
Outstanding Social Impact

Sponsored by The Breeze

At the heart of Topline’s success is their unwavering dedication to creating a brighter future for people in their community.

Tākaro Trails Cycle Tours
Resilient Business

Sponsored by Unison

The judges were impressed by the owner’s well rounded and dedicated approach to the business’s day to day operations.

Kahu Scaffolding
Best Emerging Business

Sponsored by Hastings District Coucil

Kahu Scaffolding is commended for its outstanding progress in recent years.

OBriasco Bridal Boutique
Ultimate Visitor Experience

Sponsored by Napier City Council

At OBriasco our mystery shopper had an outstanding experience with business owner Olivia.

Your Decal Shop
Excellence in Sustainability

Sponsored by Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Your Decal is an amazing business that is clear on its vision and market.

Waylyn Tahuri-Whaipakanga
Leader of the Year

Sponsored by 2degrees

Our 2023 ‘Leader of the Year’ has not only weathered challenging times but has risen to the occasion with unwavering dedication. Undeterred by circumstances, they have stepped up to provide leadership when it was needed the most.

Topline Contracting
Supreme Award

Sponsored by Datcom

Topline Contracting impressed judges with their customer centric culture, community focus, attention to safety and wellbeing, growth, and above all the positive impact in the lives of the men and women that undertake the Topline Academy.
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