2017 Business Night Out

Voting is now open for the 2017 Matamata-Piako Business Awards.The event is organised by Council to acknowledge distinction in local business.

Vote for a company you think goes above and beyond in meeting customer expectations here: the Gull Customer Service Award

Three winners, one from each town, will be announced for each award at the Business Night Out, to be held at the Silver Fern Farms Events Centre in Te Aroha on Thursday 12 October. The event is brought to you by Platinum Sponsor Hobbiton. Fonterra is a Gold Sponsor.

Keynote speaker will be Martin Snedden, former Black Cap and chief executive of NZ Cricket and Rugby World Cup 2011.

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Business Night Out keynote speaker, Martin Snedden

Last year, Matamata-Piako businesses gathered on 1 September to recognise the efforts and success of local businesses.

Over 280 people from across the district attended the event.

The winners were as follows: 

Contribution to Community Award - Maber Family 

Gull Customer Service Award

Matamata  – Forget me not Florists
Morrinsville – Unichem Pharmacy
Te Aroha – Te Aroha Veterinary Services 

Bayleys Business Excellence Award
Matamata – Hobbiton Movie Set
Morrinsville – Diprose Miller
Te Aroha – K9 Country Kennels 

Check out the photos on our Facebook page.