Entries now closed

Held every two years, the Ignite Wanaka Business Awards provide an opportunity for businesses to celebrate their success, take stock of where they are and focus on the things they do well.

An independent judging panel has whittled the entries down to a shortlist of finalists,with the category and supreme winners announced at a black tie Gala Dinner held at an iconic Wanaka location on Friday 29 November 2019.

Tickets for the Gala Dinner are available online here.

The 2019 Finalists are:

Outstanding in Tourism supported by Lake Wanaka Tourism
Wanaka Helicopters, Challenge Wanaka, Wildwire 

Outstanding in Trades & Infrastructure supported by Findex
Roofing Hub, Mitre 10, Yello! 

Outstanding in Professional Services supported by Westpac 
OCULA, Blend Creative, Wanaka Helicopters, The Fit Collective  

Outstanding in Retail & Hospitality supported by Cardrona 
OCULA, Pembroke Patisserie, Erik’s Fish & Chips

Outstanding Startup supported by Air New Zealand
Hook, LandEscape, Ruby Fresh Wetsuits 

Outstanding in Innovation supported by Aspiring Law 
The Wanaka App, Pembroke Patisserie, Roofing Hub, Erik’s Fish & Chips

Outstanding in Sustainability supported by Queenstown and Wanaka Airport 
Cardrona, Manage My House, LandEscape  

Outstanding Individual supported by Ray White
Ramash Swamy, Yello!, Monique Kelly, ONE New Zealand and Revology and Stef Zeestraten, Lavender Farm