Winners & Finalists - 2012

THE 2012 DOMINION POST WELLINGTON GOLD AWARD 
~ the supreme award

SUPREME WINNER

XERO

NZX listed with 78,000 customers and 240,000 users in 100 countries.
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CATEGORY WINNERS:

CREATIVE GOLD

in association with The Wellington Company
~ film, media & creative content

2012 WINNER  

Studio Pacific Architecture

award winning design led architectural practice

2012 FINALISTS

Awa Press: giving meticulous attention to producing great NZ books
Clemenger BBDO: the largest full service communications agency in Wellington
MiniMonos: a virtual (simian) world for good green kids
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CYBER GOLD

in association with PwC
~ technology

2012 WINNER

GreenButton

Groundbreaking platform for applications transitioning to the cloud

2012 FINALISTS

8Interactive: a producer of leading education reading applications worldwide
CricHQ: transforming the cricket landscape with their app.
Splice Group: experts in Geospatial Systems and Integration
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DISCOVERING GOLD

 in association with Gibson Sheat Lawyers
~ recent research & development projects

2012 WINNER

Black Gold by GNS Science

scientific analysis for potentially $4 trillion of oil exploration

2012 FINALISTS

Aura RedEye Security: a revolutionary cyber security product
Nuenz: creating and selling nitride nanofibres
Saviour Skin Balm by Antipodes: an anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-microbial skin balm
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EMERGING GOLD 

in association with Wellington Employers Chamber of Commerce
~ smaller enterprises (fewer than 10 staff)

2012 WINNER

Im-Able

World leading stroke recovery programme

2012 FINALISTS

Carrello del Gelato: New Zealand’s leading provider of authentic gelato
Empathy: enabling organizations to understand and revel in who they really are
Giustina’s: lovingly crafted and delicious biscotti spoons
Greenkeeper Systems: greening workplaces with their “PC Switch off” systems
TenderRest: creators of modern, sustainable funeral caskets
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GLOBAL GOLD

in association with ANZ
~ exporters

2012 WINNER

Xero

NZX listed with 78,000 customers and 240,000 users in 100 countries.

2012 FINALISTS

Antipodes New Zealand: a global, scientific organic beauty brand
Radiola Aerospace: servicing military and aviation customers world-wide
Sanpro Industries: high speed exhaust tube perforating machinery specialists
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SUPPORTING GOLD 

in association with BECA
~ professional services & infrastructure

2012 WINNER

NZ Diving and Salvage

Alarge global commercial diving company

2012 FINALISTS

Crombie Lockwood: the largest insurance broking house in New Zealand
Dash Tickets: tools to set up, market and manage events from start to finish
Dews Construction: roading construction and maintenance company
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VIBRANT GOLD 

in association with BAYLEYS
~ events, hospitality & visitor facilities

2012 WINNER

Adrenalin Forest

This country’s optimal multi-aerial obstacle course

2012 FINALISTS

Carter Observatory: world class visitor and education centre
NZ Affordable Art Trust: promoting new, emerging and established artists
Toast Martinborough: celebrating great wine, food and music in Wairarapa for 20 years.
Tora Coastal Walk: a very special walk along the wild South Wairarapa Coast
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BEST PRACTICE AWARDS:

ACC WORKPLACE SAFETY AWARD

~ workplace safety practices

2012 WINNER

KiwiRail Hutt Workshops

Operating a locomotive maintenance facility since 1929

2012 FINALISTS

Interislander: annually undertaking 5,500 sailings with 785,000 passengers
NZ Bus: the biggest operator of urban bus services in New Zealand
Sealed Air Corporation: producing premium bags for the meat and dairy industries
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GREEN GOLD

in association with JEFF GRAY BMW
~ positive sustainability programmes

2012 WINNER

Mana Recovery

Their mantra - “Rethink, reduce, reuse, repair, recover, recycle”

2012 FINALISTS

Pukaha Mt Bruce National Wildlife Centre: conserving rare and endangered wildlife
Silaca Glass Crushers: crushing glass and turning it into useful products
Sustainability Trust: their mission is to reduce our environmental footprint

 
 

 

 

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