The Awards

If entering more than one award, please complete a separate entry for each award.

Timaru District Council/Venture Timaru Emerging Business Award

Commercial business trading less than 3 years.


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DB Draught Brewery Small Business Award

Commercial business with
1 – 5 FTE

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Oceania Dairy Medium Business Award

Commercial business with
6 – 15 FTE

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Large Business Award

Commercial business with
16+ FTE


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Fairlie Bakehouse Community Award

N.F.P. organisations that have an impact on the community.

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PrimePort Timaru Excellence in Primary Industry Award

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2degrees Innovation Award

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Gallagher Supporting Local Award

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Alpine Energy Excellence in Workplace Safety Award

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Presbyterian Support South Canterbury Good Sorts Award

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Environment Canterbury Sustainability and Environmental Award

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ANZ People’s Choice Award

This award is voted by the public of South Canterbury through the website. All finalists are eligible for this award.

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Confidentiality and Judging Ethics

  • The judging panels are made up of local and national business leaders.
    For the award process to be effective, there must be unquestionable fairness and objectivity for all concerned.
  • All awards entry documentation and entry forms are treated as confidential by the organising team and judges and will not be returned to entrants.
  • Applicants are not expected to provide or reveal proprietary information regarding products, processes, or services.
    Judges will be asked to declare any conflicts of interest and if necessary alternative judging arrangements will be made.
  • Each judge has volunteered their time without compensation and is committed to assisting with the success of the awards.
  • Judging scores remain confidential and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the outcome of the awards. Please do not contact the judges for any comment.
  • Please note: The top scoring entrants in each category/award will become finalists; however, entrants must score over 60% to become a finalist.
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