Quest Highbrook wins category

Quest Highbrook won the Employer of the Year category award sponsored by McDonalds Restaurants NZ. Photo Topic Images – Hannah Rolfe

Quest Highbrook, which provides serviced apartment-style hotel rooms, has been named Employer of the Year at this year’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 — South.

Meanwhile Jet Park Hotel and Conference Centre won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last week’s awards night at Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau.

The 222 room hotel and conference centre is a qualmark 4 ½ Star, Environmental-Gold rated facility located five minutes from Auckland Airport.

Jet Park also won the Excellence in Customer Service Delivery category making it eligible for the supreme award.

Other individual category winners included health supplement manufacturer New Zealand Health Manufacturing, passive fire protection business Global Fire, and farming and dairy sustainability consultancy Farm Medix Ltd, logistics contract service provider Link2 Group, franchise hotel apartment operation Quest Highbrook as well as Mangere Mountain Education Centre.

Auckland Chamber of Commerce CEO Michael Barnett says the winners represent the diversity of Auckland’s economy in size, management style and commitment to business excellence.

“These awards are all about celebrating businesses in our community that are making a difference. These are the employers, producers and leaders for today and tomorrow — who make Auckland the thriving centre it is.”

  • Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 – South winners
  • Best Emerging Business sponsored by Air New Zealand – Global Fire
  • Excellence in Customer Service Delivery sponsored by Barfoot & Thompson
    Jet Park Hotel and Conference Centre
  • Excellence in Innovation sponsored by MIT
    Farm Medix Ltd
  • Excellence in International Trade sponsored by Ports of Auckland
    New Zealand Health Manufacturing
  • Excellence in Marketing sponsored by Villa Maria
    Mangere Mountain Education Centre
  • Excellence in Strategy and Planning sponsored by Nauhria
    Link2 Group
  • Employer of the Year sponsored by McDonalds Restaurants NZ
    Quest Highbrook
  • Supreme Business Excellence sponsored by Westpac
    Jet Park Hotel and Conference Centre