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2019 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards Winners

2019 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards Winners

24 June 2019

A tour operator with our national game at heart; an innovative agri-tech company; a General Manager of Sales and Marketing for an organic spice exporter; and a specialist in automation in solid wood processing were the big winners at the ExportNZ Bay of...

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What are you wearing to the 2019 Export Awards?

What are you wearing to the 2019 Export Awards?

13 June 2019

Is your outfit for the 2019 Export Awards ready to go? Just in case it's not, we thought we'd provide a bit of inspiration for how we are interpreting the theme. Men, dust off the dapper tuxes, coloured suits, bowties, corsages, hats, and...

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2019 Finalists are announced!

2019 Finalists are announced!

24 May 2019

Finalists in the ExportNZ Bay of Plenty Awards were announced last night after a crop of excellent entries were received across a broad range of industry sectors. This is the 29th year of the Awards, which celebrate the Bay’s innovative, brave...

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Past Winner Interview- BeeNZ

Past Winner Interview- BeeNZ

23 April 2019

Thinking of entering the Bay of Plenty ExportNZ awards? We can talk about the benefits all day but if you don’t want to just take our word for it, we had a quick chat with Julie Hayes of BeeNZ, 2018 Winner of the Best Emerging Business category...

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"A Night with the Stars" 2019 Theme & MC Announced

17 April 2019

The word is out… Have you always wanted to walk your own red carpet, see your name in lights, and mix with the stars? Well your time is now, our new theme for the 2019 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ awards is “a Night with the Stars”...

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Top Tips for a winning entry!

Top Tips for a winning entry!

3 April 2019

Our Head Judge Barry Squires- Previously of Westpac NZ, now owner of Golden Acres Orchard in the Bay of Plenty- has been involved with awards programmes for a long time. Before taking on our Head Judge Role for the 2018 BOP ExportNZ awards, Barry had...

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2019 ExportNZ Awards Entries open!

21 March 2019

Entries are open for the 29th annual Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards sponsored by Zespri, and exporters have until Friday, May 10 to get their entries in, with finalists announced on May 16 and the awards night held on June 21. We are looking forward to...

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2018 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards Winners

28 June 2018

Exporters from across the Bay of Plenty region celebrated the finalists and five winners of the Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards 2018, sponsored by Zespri, at an Alice in Wonderland themed event on the 21st of June.  The Awards’ head judge,...

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2018 Finalists Announced!

17 May 2018

A diverse range of companies have been named as finalists in the 2018 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards, sponsored by Zespri, who demonstrate the vibrancy of the export sector. Twelve finalists have been named across four categories and...

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2017 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards Winners

2017 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards Winners

24 June 2017

Well, the party of the year sure lived up to it's reputation! What a night, divas, dancing and far too many dubious jokes.    Congratulations to all finalists, and most importantly to our winners.   Thanks also to our judges for...

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It's time to reveal who the finalists of the 2017 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards are

17 May 2017

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2017 BAY OF PLENTY EXPORTNZ AWARDS Congratulations to all our entrants! Our judges have been deliberating over all the top-quality entries, and have made their decisions! We are pleased to announce that the finalists...

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Revealed: 8 years of awards judging insight from Peter Luxton

Revealed: 8 years of awards judging insight from Peter Luxton

13 April 2017

Interview with Peter Luxton, one of the judging panel for the 2017 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards.  Peter Luxton has been judging the Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards for eight years. We sat down with Peter to find out why he gives up his...

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2016 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards Winners

2016 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards Winners

27 June 2016

Friday the 24th of June was a journey of discovery and success as we celebrated those Bay of Plenty exporters who are ‘flying high’ to export success at the Bay of Plenty ExportNZ awards for 2016. All five winners for the 2016 event,...

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NZ Exporters: 9 tips for visiting your market

NZ Exporters: 9 tips for visiting your market

15 June 2016

Exploring a new market? If so, there’s no substitute for simply going there. And with this in mind, we've put together 9 ‘back-to-basics’ tips for exporters. 9 go to market tips for kiwi exporters 1. Get a...

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Drum roll please.....announcing the finalists for the 2016 ExportNZ BOP Awards

19 May 2016

   FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2016 BOP EXPORTNZ AWARDS After much deliberation over what were top quality export award entries, the judges have made their decisions and we are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Bay of...

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What do previous entrants have to say about the Export awards?

7 March 2016

Brian Smith, General Manager at Automation & Electronics Winners of the 2015 Page Macrae Engineering Innovation in Export award "Participation in the Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards has been a thoroughly positive experience. The Awards...

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Awards theme flashbacks

Awards theme flashbacks

1 March 2016

Take a trip back in time and check out the themes and videos over the years starring the fantastic sponsors of the Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards.   2015 Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards 1980s and Export Fame   2014 Bay...

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Thanks for the support from our amazing sponsors who help bring this event to life, including Sharp Tudhope Lawyers who have supported this event since its inception 29 years ago, YOU Travel (previously United Travel) into their 23rd year, Page Macrae Engineering their 12th year and Beca into their 7th year!