Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards

 Northland Regional Council sponsors the Environmental Excellence Award as part of the Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards.

This award recognises innovative businesses who demonstrate a strong commitment to managing, protecting and enhancing Northland’s environment. The region’s natural resources sustain our lives.

Businesses need to use these resources appropriately and sustainably and consider water and waste management, smarter transport, environmental enhancements and education and community initiatives.

Congratulations to the 2019 winners!

HeadsUp Adventures Ltd – winner of the Northland Regional Council Environmental Excellence Award.

Councillors (from left) Amy Macdonald, Jack Craw, Angela Gill and Marty Robinson.Councillors (from left) Amy Macdonald, Jack Craw and Marty Robinson with the Environmental Excellence Award winner for 2019, Angela Gill - HeadsUp Advenures Ltd.

The judges said:
HeadsUp Adventures demonstrate a commitment to sustainable and environmental excellence. Their integrated approach includes the appropriate use of resources and water management, working closely with local iwi and hapu, as well as regulatory authorities and other experts. As a local, family owned business, their relationships with the surrounding community and schools are strong, providing a unique experience in understanding the natural forest and bush around them, as well as adventure.

Previous winners

  • 2018: Northern Benchtops Ltd
  • 2017 : Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • 2016 : Te Hiku Media
  • 2015: Ohaeawai Community Education Trust
  • 2014: Grinning Gecko Cheese Company and The Papermill (joint winners)
  • 2013: Bream Head Conservation Trust
  • 2012: Kia Tupato
  • 2011: Explore NZ
  • 2010: Forest Protection Services
  • 2009: Dive! Tutukaka
  • 2008: Mid-North Motor Inn
  • 2007: Fullers Bay of Islands
  • 2006: Northpower
  • 2005: Eagles Nest Retreat
  • 2004: Waitangi National Trust

Further information

To be eligible for our award, your business must enter the Northland Business Exellence Awards.

Visit the website for further information: www.northlandbusinessawards.co.nz