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NZM wins Supreme Award at 2019 New Zealand International Business Awards



NZM is celebrating after winning the Supreme Award at the 2019 New Zealand International Business Awards which were held in Auckland last Thursday evening (7th November).


As well as taking out the top award, NZM also won the ‘Excellence in Design’ category, and achieved highly commended both in the ‘Excellence in Innovation’ and ‘Best Large Business’ categories.


The annual Awards celebrates the success of New Zealand businesses on the world stage. The award for ‘Excellence in Innovation’ recognises achievement in developing and commercialising innovation in international markets. While the ‘Excellence in Design’ category highlights the best use of design to succeed in a global marketplace.


NZM Chief Executive John Brakenridge says, “These awards goes to our team and board, the 500 high country farmers, strong wool farmers, Māori agribusinesses, and Pāmu farms who dare to be different. They are leaning into regenerative agriculture and embracing the notion of wellbeing, not just of people but also of the planet.”

“We’d also like to acknowledge our innovative brand partners who are taking our special fibre to the world and the Te Hono network who continue to lead the way for agribusiness in New Zealand.” Brakenridge said.



A great achievement that we celebrate our brand partners, growers, business partners and friends in the industry.


Check out the video of John Brakenridge on Breakfast TV

Read the article celebrating the awards on stuff.co.nz

Read the article on Newshub acknowledging the win


Read more about the New Zealand International Business Awards here: https://www.nziba.co.nz/



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