2016 National Pacific Business Trust Awards finalists named

Finalists for the 2016 National Pacific Business Trust Awards have been named, and winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Friday 28 October 2016 at the Langham Hotel in Auckland.

 



Nominations were widely received over all eight categories and it has been pleasing to see a growing number of Pacific Businesses thriving.
PBT Chair Fa’amatuainu (Inu) Tino Pereira says it made the evaluation process longer than anticipated.

 

"Based on the calibre of entries received for 2016, more Pacific Businesses than ever are sustainable, customer-focused, passionate and prepared for the challenges that are all part of being in business,” he said.

 

The finalists are:

 

Pacific Innovation Award

 

Tatou Pacific Cuisine

 

Ola Pacifica

 

Scootling

 

Lot Eight

 

Measina

 

Corefusion

 

Pacific Social Enterprise Award

 

CIDANZ

 

Affirming Works

 

Hiko Health and Fitness

 

Pacific Business Employer Award

 

The Fono

 

Connect Global


My Fathers Barbers

 

WE Accounting

 

Southcoast Construction

 

Pacific Business Exporter Award

 

Blackstorm

 

Ola Pacifica

 

Marinelogix

 

The Conch

 

Pacific Business Enterprise Award

 

Delmira Homes

 

Scootling

 

Merediths

 

WE Accounting

 

Lot Eight

 

Connect Global

 

Pacific Business Entrepreneur Award


Stan Wolfgramm, Drum Productions

 

Andreas Vaioleti, Scootling

 

Eli Tagi, WE Accounting

 

Farani Farani, Blackstorm

 

Mark Donaldson, Marinelogix

 

Michael Meredith, Merediths

 

Riki Sila, Accounting Practices


Siuai Fiso, Connect Global

 

Pacific Woman in Business Award


Arti Chand, AC Tax

 

Hannah Sila, Samoa Radio Tala'ave & Samoa TV Tala'Lasi

 

Nalini Baruch, Lot Eight

 

Nina Nawalowalo, The Conch

 

Pacific Business Executive Award


Debbie Sorensen, Pasifika Futures

 

Tevita Funaki, The Fono

 

Taulalo Fiso, Intueri Education Group

 

Angus Malietoa, Kyocera Document Solutions

 

Supreme Award


A supreme winner will be chosen from the eight category winners.