NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards 2012

The NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards, which have been running for 12 years, are the pre-eminent and longest-standing sustainability awards in New Zealand.

The full list of winners, finalists and long list are as follows for the 2012 year

Trailblazer Large Business Award (2012)

Winner: Villa Maria Estate
Judges Commendation: Meridian Energy
Finalists: SCA Hygiene
Meridian Energy
Villa Maria Estate


Trailblazer Medium Business Award (2012)

Winner: James & Wells Intellectual Property
Judges Commendation: Sharp Tudhope Lawyers
Finalists: James & Wells Intellectual Property
Sharp Tudhope Lawyers


Trailblazer Small Business Award (2012)

Winner: Kokako
Judges Commendation: Kaimira Estate Wines
Finalists: Cheeky Rooster
Kaimira Estate Wines


Trailblazer Not for Profit Award (2012)

Winner: Unitec Institute of Technology
Finalists: Unitec Institute of Technology
Palmerston North City Council
Whakatane District Council


Emerging Large Business Award (2012)

Winner: Trevelyan’s Pack and Cool Ltd
Finalists: Novotel Auckland Airport
Trevelyan’s Pack and Cool Ltd


Emerging Medium Business Award (2012)

Winner: Colmar Brunton
Finalists: Apex General Limited


Emerging Small Business Award (2012)

Winner: Raw Essentials
Finalists: Raw Essentials
Stone Arrow Jewellery


Social Innovation Award (2012)

Winner: Te Whangai Trust
Judges Commendation: Gap Filler
Finalists: Te Whangai Trust
Gap Filler
Conscious Consumers
Generation Zero
Garden to Table
Inspiring Stories Trust


Sustainability Champion Award (2012)

Winner: Chris Morrison
 Finalists: Chris Morrison
Barbara Cuthbert
Ross Godkin
Judith Holtebrinck


Sustainable Design & Innovation Award (2012)

Winner: Return to Sender
Judges Commendation: Biobrew
 Finalists: Return to Sender
Fulton Hogan


People’s Choice Award (2012)

Winner: Raw Essentials
Finalists: Kaimira Estate Wines
Raw Essentials
Sharp Tudhope Lawyers
Stone Arrow Jewellery


NZI Sustainable Business of the Year (2012)

Winner: Villa Maria Estate