Awards for Excellence 2014

The Awards for Excellence Winners for 2014

The 2014 winners were announced at the Lion black tie Awards for Excellence dinner, held at the Energy Events Centre in Rotorua on Thursday 18 September and are listed below.

Congratulations to all the 2014 Award winners and finalists, and special thanks to our principal sponsor Lion and all Award category sponsors for making this prestigious event possible.

2014 Awards for Excellence Photo Album

Click to view photo's from the awards night!  We hope you enjoy viewing these photos and if you would like to be sent copies, please contact us at nsc@hospitalitynz.org.nz.


Michael Friend




Jet Park Airport Hotel and Conference Centre, Auckland





Winner: Mashina Lounge, Christchurch Casino


Finalists:

Bloody Mary's, Rydges Latimer Christchurch
Good Neighbour, Hamilton
Vinyl Bar, Wellington


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Winner: Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier

Finalists:

Rydges Latimer, Christchurch
Stony River Hotel, Taranaki

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Winner: Chapel Bar & Bistro, Auckland


Finalists:

Baretta, Christchurch
Good George Brewing and Dining Hall, Hamilton
St Johns Heineken Hotel, Wellington

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Winner: Smith & McKenzie Chophouse, Hamilton


Finalists:

Dux Dine, Christchurch
Portlander, Rydges Wellington


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Winner: The Batch Cafe, Invercargill


Finalists:

Replete Cafe & Store, Taupo
Revolve, Cambridge

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Finalists:

Jet Park Hotel and Conference Centre, Mangere, Auckland
West Plaza, Wellington

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Winner: Larnach Castle, Dunedin


Finalists:

Chatto Creek Tavern, Alexandra
Jet Park Hotel and Conference Centre, Mangere, Auckland
The Batch Cafe, Invercargill

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Winner: Yardhouse, Hamilton


Finalist:

Five Stags Leamington, Cambridge

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Finalists:

Chapel Bar & Bistro, Auckland
Jet Park Airport Hotel, Mangere, Auckland
The Riverhead, Auckland

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Winner: Theatre Royal Hotel, Kumara


Finalists:

Chatto Creek Tavern, Alexandra
Sawyers Arms, Waipawa
Waihi Beach Hotel, Waihi Beach

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Finalists:

St Johns Heineken Bar, Wellington
The Batch Cafe, Invercargill
The Dominion, Auckland


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Finalist:

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington


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Winner: Dux Live, Christchurch


Finalists:

King Street Live, Masterton
Studio the Venue, Auckland
The Mayfair, New Plymouth

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Winner: Christchurch Casino, Christchurch


Finalists:

El Horno, Wellington
St Johns Heineken Hotel, Wellington

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Winner: The Dark Horse, Auckland


Finalists:

The Tote & Furnace, Upper Hutt
Yardhouse, Hamilton

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How can I enter next year's Awards for Excellence programme?

Entry is free and open to all financial Hospitality New Zealand members, subject to the award criteria being satisfied. Become a Hospitality New Zealand member and enter the Awards for Excellence programme in 2015. The 2015 Awards for Excellence event will be held in Nelson and dates to be advised early in 2015.

By becoming a member you will also get:



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