Foxton New World is on a winning streak. Last night the team won not only the Retail Award but is also Electra Business of the Year. The team also won the NZ Food Heroes Award at an awards dinner in Auckland the previous night.
Two of the team welcomed their workmates to the stage with a haka to celebrate team spirit and success.
Two local businessmen, John Clark of Woodhaven Gardens and Stuart Pescini of Harcourts were inducted in the Horowhenua Business Hall of Fame. And Kura Taylor was inducted into the Kapiti Business Hall of Fame.
Shepherdess magazine won the Hospitality, Entertainment and Tourism Award, while The Baked Dane took away both the Food Production and Processing Award and the New/Emerging Award.
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The combined entry of Waiopehu and Horowhenua colleges scored the schools the Not for Profit Community and Public Services Awards.
The Construction and Trades Award went to Steel-It Framing. The Professional and Business Services or Technology Award went to Beachside Dental.
The Innovation during Covid-19 Award went to My Ride Levin.
NZME general manager Lower Island Vicki Timpson, representing award sponsor NZME, publisher of the Horowhenua Chronicle and Kāpiti News, presented the award for Small Business to Waikanae Beach Four Square.