2017 Business Night Out

The winners of this year’s Matamata-Piako Business Awards were announced at the Business Night Out, held at the Silver Fern Farms Events Centre in Te Aroha, on 12 October.

37 Matamata-Piako businesses gathered to recognise the efforts and success of local businesses. The event was brought to you by Hobbiton Movie Set (Platinum Sponsor) and Fonterra (Gold Sponsor). 
 
Keynote speaker Martin Snedden, former Black Cap and chief executive of NZ Cricket and Rugby World Cup, spoke about his experiences in represenative cricket and organising the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
 

Three winners, one from each town, were announced for each award.

Contribution to Community Award - Waterson’s of Matamata 

Gull Customer Service Award

Matamata  – Westpac
Morrinsville – House of Travel
Te Aroha – Gatman Glamour

Bayleys Business Excellence Award
Matamata – The Boltholder
Morrinsville – Café Frock
Te Aroha – Fitzone NZ

Check out the photos here.