Past Events

Leadership Academy Graduation – Intake 1

Leadership Academy Graduation – Intake 1

12 April 2019

LOOK OUT SOUTHLAND! Our first intake of the Southland Leadership Academy graduated today, celebrating in style! Congratulations to Brenda Nom, Brenda Nom Ltd Catherine Frost, EIS Group Ltd Dave Bennie, Focus Technology Group Debbie Hodges, E Hayes & Sons Ltd Erin McCall, Market South Hayden Mikkelsen, South Port NZ Ltd Jenny Green, Southland District Council […]

Glass Elevator – Hon Paula Bennett

Glass Elevator – Hon Paula Bennett

26 March 2019

This morning we had the privileged to share a breakfast with Hon Paula Bennett. The MP for Upper Harbour and has served in Parliament since 2005. Paula shared her life story, the struggles as a young solo Mum, from growing up in a staunch family, with a father whom taught her resilience – a skill […]

Eastern Southland – Business House Golf Tournament

Eastern Southland – Business House Golf Tournament

25 March 2019

Congratulations to all those who participated in the Eastern Southland Golf Tournament. We had 17 teams – 68 participants. Some insider trading became evident as taking out the winners title was Sam Grant’s Craigs Investment Partners team on 49 followed by Julian Morris’s Craigs Investments team 50.7 and ANZ on 51.8. Closest to the pin […]

Eastern Southland BA5 – Mataura Valley Milk Tour

Eastern Southland BA5 – Mataura Valley Milk Tour

28 February 2019

Last night members jumped on a bus and headed to McNab for a tour of Mataura Valley Milk. The nutrition plant is a $240 million start-up business. The purpose-built nutrition plant, is one of the world’s most technologically advanced, employs 78 highly skilled staff, and started production in August 2018. Thanks to Brent Robinson, Project […]

Export Southland Recognition Awards

Export Southland Recognition Awards

22 September 2018

The Export Southland Recognition Awards were held tonight, Friday 21 September at the Ascot Park Hotel. The Export Southland Trust hosted the Minister for Trade & Export Growth Hon. David Parker and over 250 other dignitaries, export businesses and their supporters at the prestigious awards dinner, a record number of attendees. Export Southland Chairman Graham […]

Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards

Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards

2 October 2017

FI Innovations have taken home the 2017 Supreme Business Excellence Award along with winning the Market South Innovation Award.

Export Southland Recognition Awards

Export Southland Recognition Awards

12 September 2016

The Export Southland Recognition Awards Dinner was held Friday 9th September to recognise the value of export activity within the Southland economy and celebrate the role businesses and passionate individuals make to our region’s economic wellbeing. Acting Chair of Export Southland, Nigel Gear said, “The dinner is an excellent opportunity for exporters and supporters to […]

Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards

Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards

29 September 2015

The Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards 2015 winners are: Westpac Supreme Award Recognising a winner in one or more of the other award categories that has demonstrated the highest overall level of business excellence. South Port NZ Ltd Crowe Horwath Business (less than 15 FTE) Award Recognising any enterprise with less than 15 full time […]

Export Southland Recognition Awards

Export Southland Recognition Awards

5 September 2014

The Export Southland Recognition Dinner was held last night to recognise the value of export activity to the Southland economy and celebrate the role leading individuals and businesses make to the region’s economic wellbeing. Chair of Export Southland, Mark O’Connor said, “The dinner is an excellent opportunity for exporters and supporters to come together and […]

Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards

Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards

22 October 2013

The inaugural Westpac Southland Business Awards were held in October 2013. Winners were announced for eight categories with a supreme award winner chosen from those finalists. Westpac Southland Supreme Winner – Business of the Year EIS The Southland Times Retail Business Award Professionals MacPherson Realty Ltd Finalists – Pita Pit / Southland Disability Enterprises Ascot […]

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