Xero wins Supreme Gold!

1 June 2012

A huge congratulations to all those who entered, to the finalists and of course to the winners at the 2012 Wellington Gold Awards!

The winners of the Gold Awards are below:

The 2012 Dominion Post Wellington Gold Award - The supreme award
NZX listed with 78,000 customers and 240,000 users in 100 countries.

Creative Gold Award - 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
Cyber Gold Award - 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
Discovering Gold Award - recent research and 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
Emerging Gold Award - Smaller enterprises (less 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
Global Gold Award - Exporters     
2012 Winner
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
Supporting Gold Award - Professional services and infrastructure
2012 Winner
NZ Diving and Salvage
: A large 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
Vibrant Gold Award - Events, hospitality and 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 
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
Green Gold - 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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