Excellence in Business

HWR acknowledged for industry achievements

What a great night at the 2023 Southern Green Hydrogen Southland Business Excellence Awards at Transport World for the Group, celebrating the achievements and contributions of local businesses to the growth and success of Southland. More than 600 people helped to celebrate as several Southland businesses were awarded for their contribution to making the region a great place to work, live and start business in.

Sweeping up multiple awards, HW Richardson Group bowled its employees and supporters over by winning the Southern Green Hydrogen Supreme Award, the Findex Rural Sector Excellence Award, the ACC Workplace Safety Award and the Fi Innovations | Innovation Award for its hydrogen project.

The Business Excellence Awards selects winners in 13 categories, and a supreme winner is picked from the finalists.

This year, the Southland Business Chamber also celebrated 10 years of the Southland Business Excellence Awards, since their introduction in 2013. The Chamber received 137 applications across 13 categories, while receiving a record number of applications in the Consumer Service Category.