Taranaki's top shops have been identified this week with the first round of TSB Bank Top Shop's 80 finalists announced.

With categories for service providers, health and beauty wellness, specialty stores, large format, fashion footwear and accessories, hospitality cafe/takeaways, hospitality dining and lifestyle leisure, every business in Taranaki was in the running to be nominated.

The top shop awards celebrate outstanding customer service and the public decides which shops get to the next round. To vote for your favourite local business go to www.taranakichamber.co.nz/content/tsb-bank-top-shop-voting-form-2016