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Deloitte Fast 50 regional category winners announced

The final 2018 Deloitte Fast 50 will be unveiled 14 November 

27 September 2018 – The 2018 Deloitte Fast 50 regional category winners, regional Rising Stars and regional Masters of Growth were announced last night at events held around the country.  

The national Deloitte Fast 50 index, national category winners, national Rising Star winner and national Master of Growth index will all be unveiled as part of the Deloitte Festival of Growth, to be held in Auckland on 14 November 2018. 

Deloitte Private Partner Bill Hale says this year’s regional winners showcase business success throughout the country. 

“These results clearly demonstrate that there are a diverse range of businesses across New Zealand that are achieving outstanding growth. These companies have earned the right to attend the 2018 Deloitte Festival of Growth in November, a full-day event where they will get the chance to hear from inspirational speakers, network with other winners past and present, interact with industry experts and celebrate their success together,” says Mr Hale.

“Tune in on 14 November to find out how today’s regional winners will place on the national 2018 Deloitte Fast 50.”

This year’s regional category winners are:

Auckland and Upper North Island

Cambridge Homes Auckland

Auckland

Fastest Growing Services Business

Pushpay

Auckland

Fastest Growing Technology Business

Innocent Packaging

Auckland

Fastest Growing Manufacturer

Electric Kiwi

Auckland

Fastest Growing Retail or Consumer Products Business

BlackBull Markets

Auckland

Fastest Growing Exporter

Parkable

Auckland

Rising Star (Winner)

Oi Organic Initiative

Auckland

Rising Star (One to watch)

Calocurb

Auckland

Rising Star (One to watch)

MIX

Auckland

Master of Growth

Central North Island

TDM Designer Homes

Hamilton

Fastest Growing Services Business

Company-X

Hamilton

Fastest Growing Technology Business

Vertex Engineers

Hamilton

Fastest Growing Manufacturing Business

Raglan Coconut Yoghurt

Raglan

Fastest Growing Retail or Consumer Products Business

Jumpflex

Hamilton

Fastest Growing Exporter

Stronghold Trading

Tirau

Fastest Growing Agribusiness

Aware Group

Hamilton

Rising Star (Winner)

UBCO

Tauranga

Rising Star (One to watch)

Manta5

Hamilton

Rising Star (One to watch)

Bookme

Gisborne

Master of Growth

Wellington and Lower North Island

ELE

Paraparaumu

Fastest Growing Services Business

Integration Works

Wellington

Fastest Growing Technology Business

Tom & Luke

Wainuiomata

Fastest Growing Manufacturing Business

Beauty Bliss

Wellington

Fastest Growing Retail or Consumer Products Business

Frogparking

Palmerston North

Fastest Growing Exporter

Sharesies

Wellington

Rising Star (Winner)

Yu Mei

Wellington

Rising Star (One to watch)

Wellington Hospitality Group

Wellington

Master of Growth

Christchurch and Upper South Island

Tuatara Structures

Christchurch

Fastest Growing Services Business

Moola

Christchurch

Fastest Growing Technology Business

Misty Cove Wine Group

Blenheim

Fastest Growing Manufacturing Business

Misty Cove Wine Group

Blenheim

Fastest Growing Exporter

CFA

Ashburton

Fastest Growing Agribusiness

PURE Sports Nutrition

Christchurch

Rising Star (Winner)

Fireshield

Christchurch

Rising Star (One to watch)

Orbica

Christchurch

Rising Star (One to watch)

Southbase Construction

Christchurch

Master of Growth

Dunedin and Lower South Island

Go Orange

Te Anau

Fastest Growing Services Business

TracPlus Global

Dunedin

Fastest Growing Technology Business

Blue River Dairy LP

Invercargill

Fastest Growing Manufacturing Business

Night ‘n Day Foodstores

Dunedin

Fastest Growing Retail or Consumer Products Business

Blue River Dairy LP

Invercargill

Fastest Growing Exporter

Nomos One

Dunedin

Rising Star (Winner)

First Table

Queenstown

Rising Star (One to watch)

South Pacific Fire Protection

Queenstown

Master of Growth

 

For more information on the 2018 Deloitte Fast 50, go to www.fast50.co.nz.

 

ENDS

 

About the Deloitte Fast 50

The Deloitte Fast 50 index ranks the top 50 businesses in New Zealand according to their revenue growth over the past three years. 

Entrants are required to be New Zealand registered companies, have been in business for a minimum of three years, have had operating revenue of at least $500,000 in the 2015/16 financial year (FY16) and supply a full set of financial accounts for FY16, FY17 and FY18.

The exceptions to this are the Rising Star category, which requires the company to have been in business for one full year, with a set of accounts for one full year, and the Master of Growth category, which require the company to have had revenue of at least $5 million in FY14 and a full set of verified accounts for both FY14 and FY18.

All technology businesses which enter the Deloitte Fast 50 are automatically nominated for the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia-Pacific index announced in Hong Kong in December.

2018 Fast 50 key dates:

✪ Online entries open Wednesday 30 May and close Friday 27 July

✪ Regional winners and Fast 50 index (not in ranking order) announced on Wednesday 26 September

✪ 2018 Deloitte Fast 50 index (in ranking order) plus national category, Rising Star and Master of Growth winners announced Wednesday 14 November at the Deloitte Festival of Fast Growth

The number one ranked Fast 50 companies since the programme began in 2001 are:

2001: TelstraSaturn, telecommunications

2002: Marshal Software, internet security

2003: Prolificx, electronics

2004: Trade Me, online auctions

2005: 42 Below, vodka

2006: HRV, home ventilation

2007: Energy Mad, eco-friendly light bulbs

2008: Watson & Son, manuka honey/healthcare

2009: New Zealand Honey, honey products

2010: Telecom Rentals, finance for telecommunications services

2011: Powershop, online electricity retailer

2012: Pulse Utilities, electricity retailer

2013: Earthwise, Environmentally considered products

2014: Voyager Internet

2015: Garage Project, brewery

2016: Pushpay, online payments

2017: ZB Homes, residential building company

Media contact:

Matt Huntington

Communications Manager
Deloitte
04 470 3771



About the Deloitte Fast 50

The Deloitte Fast 50 index ranks the top 50 businesses in New Zealand according to their revenue growth over the past three years. 

Entrants are required to be New Zealand registered companies, have been in business for a minimum of three years, have had operating revenue of at least $500,000 in the 2014/15 financial year (FY15) and supply a full set of financial accounts for FY16, FY16 and FY17.

The exceptions to this are the Rising Star category, which requires the company to have been in business for one full year, with a set of accounts for one full year, and the Master of Growth category, which require the company to have had revenue of at least $5 million in FY13 and a full set of verified accounts for both FY13 and FY17.

All technology businesses which enter the Deloitte Fast 50 are automatically nominated for the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia-Pacific index announced in Hong Kong in December.

2017 Fast 50 key dates:

✪ Online entries open Thursday 01 June and close Friday 28 July

✪ Regional winners and Fast 50 index (not in ranking order) announced on 28 September

✪ 2017 Deloitte Fast 50 index (in ranking order) plus national category, Rising Star and Master of Growth winners announced 9 November at the Deloitte Festival of Fast Growth

The number one ranked companies since the programme began in 2001 are:

2001: TelstraSaturn, telecommunications

2002: Marshal Software, internet security

2003: Prolificx, electronics

2004: Trade Me, online auctions

2005: 42 Below, vodka

2006: HRV, home ventilation

2007: Energy Mad, eco-friendly light bulbs

2008: Watson & Son, manuka honey/healthcare

2009: New Zealand Honey, honey products

2010: Telecom Rentals, finance for telecommunications services

2011: Powershop, online electricity retailer

2012: Pulse Utilities, electricity retailer

2013: Earthwise, Environmentally considered products

2014: Voyager Internet

2015: Garage Project, brewery

2016: Pushpay, online payments

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