Business Awards 2019


Advantage Kitchen Plus in Association with NZ Fiji Times

Business Awards 2019 Winners

Community Service Award 2019

The 2019 NZ Fiji Times Business awards to acknowledge the leaders and heroes of our community who strive to make our society better. NZ Fiji Times choose four such remarkable people to acknowledge their work and contribution
NZ Fiji Times will continue to acknowledge the leaders and influencers of our community with the community services awards in future events.

Left to right: Prithipal Singh Basra, Nalesh Naikar (AJ Civil Earthworks Ltd.)

Prithi Pal Singh Basra

The first award went to Prithipal Singh Basra, a queen appointed member
of the New Zealand order of merit. His presence in many events including
political meetings, social gatherings, business sessions and entertainment
programs is seen as a source of respect and comfort. He has been the President
of the Pukekohe Indian Association, the New Zealand Central Indian Association,
Sikh Society and many other organisations.

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Krish Naidu

The second award went Krish Naidu the president of The Fiji Girmit Foundation of New Zealand. The foundation aims to establish The Fiji Indian identity as part of the pacific identity. They also are striving to have Fiji Indians listed separately in the New Zealand census so we could get a fair data of what Fiji Indian issues are. The Foundation also focus on remembering, celebrating and advocating the Fijian Indian heritage, identity and diaspora

From Left to right: Krish Naidu, Jitend (Hair Makeover)

From Left to right: Sam Achary, Raj Chand (ABC Business Solutions Ltd.)

Sam Achary

The Third awardee was Sam Achary from Ann’s Funeral Home and Onsite Cremations. Sam Achary is a remarkable leader of the Fijian Indian Community who is famous for being there for the community in there time of need. He helped found The New Zealand-Fiji Community Services & Project which set up a funeral home for the Fiji Indian Community.

Atesh Narayan

The Final Winner was Atesh Narayan; and immigration consultant from south Auckland. He said; ‘This award means so much to me as I believe that community is the foundation of my business. I enjoy the work I do in the Soccer and charitable organizations. Not only am I helping people. Charities have helped me grow in confidence and passion. I believe life is about giving back to all ages and generations”

From Left to right: Atesh Narayan, Rajiv Prasad (Panpac Newzealand)

Awards Night Gallery

All Winners of 2019 Business Awards

Helping his clients find a home is what Moses Mani prides himself for. His can do attitude compounded with his friendly aura resulted in Moses Mani Bagging the real Estate Agent of The year.

Extreme Beauty professionals in extraordinary salon treatments won the award for Business Excellence in Retail Trade.

Davishtas Financial Services was awarded the Business Excellence in Professional Services.

Tanya Mehra was overwhelmed with joy as she accepted the Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

Advantage Kitchen plus was awarded the prize for Large Business Excellence in customer Service. Advantage Kitchen Plus is a privately owned and operated business. It is well -known recognized brand in the New Zealand market for more than three years for providing quality made kitchens with superior service and workmanship for residential and commercial marketplace.

Chachi’s Green Garden takeaway famous for its salivating authentic Fiji food bagged the award for Medium Business Excellence in customer Service. Chachi’s food is made with the love, spice and Fijian twist which take you back home with every bite.

Guru Foods won the award for Small Business Excellence in customer Service. The owners said that they were glad and thankful to their team for all their hard work and thanked NZ Fiji Times for the award which will motivate them to reach greater heights

No Kiwi Fijian Kitchen is complete without products from Getfresh group. The Supermarket, Takeaway, Halal meats. Direct importers of Fresh and Frozen vegetables and sea foods from Fiji. Getfresh was awarded the Large Business of the Year 2019. Get Fresh imports fresh vegetables from Fiji Twice a week and is a true personification of the term Fresh is best.

K & V Contracting Ltd was awarded the Medium Business of the year. The company is a leading provider of quality, affordable truck hire, and rental. The Company has a large range of affordable trucks ranging from small vehicles which can be driven on a car license through to cubic metre trucks for people who require large capacity.

Boosting over 10 year of expertise in immigration services, South Auckland Immigration Founder Atesh Narayan won the Small business of the year award. ASIC is specialises in Immigration Services, visitor Visa, Student Visa, Work Visa, Business Visa, Residence Visa, Employer Accreditation, Family/Partner/Parent Category Visa, and Special Cases such as- Pacific Access Category, Section 61, Domestic Violence, Deportation and Appeals

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