SUPPORTING GOLD in association with BECA

~ services & infrastructure providers

2019 WINNER

RDL GROUP

Building Relationships

RDL Group offers a wide range of professional trade services to commercial, industrial and residential clients, such as construction, demolition, earthworks, and asbestos removal.

 

It’s a family firm, started 35 years by David Sneddon (pictured right) and now run by his son. “We’re small enough to change, big enough to be credible,” MD Benji Sneddon (pictured left) says. “Having the full range of capabilities and management experience means we can be the only contractor clients need on a project.”

 

As well as putting things up for clients as diverse as Housing New Zealand and Spotlight, RDL also brings things down, safely, such as the 11 storey earthquake damaged Revera House in Mulgrave St.

LEARN MORE  www. rdlgroup.nz      @rdlgroup

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2019 FINALISTS

RIVAL WEALTH

The Gain Game

Business founders Tim and Carissa Fairbrother (pictured), have been helping Kiwis with their financial planning for over a decade. Both seasoned experts in the industry,

 

Tim and Carissa started Rival Wealth because it was time for change. “We wanted to challenge the pervading myth that financial planning was a luxury service limited to a select few,” Tim says.

 

We’re here to help people, by cutting through the jargon and the waffle and providing sound, honest advice.”

 

Since 2008 Rival Wealth has increased staff from 3 to 17 and currently has 3000 clients on the books with investments funds under advice totalling $110 million.

LEARN MORE  www.rivalwealth.co.nz          @RivalWealth

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SARAH SEARANCKE CATERING

Incredible Edibles (yummo!)

While much has changed since they opened their doors in 1997 – the SSC team has expanded; moved to a purpose-built kitchen and exciting new ingredients fill their pantry.

 

But so much, crucially, has remained the same; their mission to deliver outstanding events.

 

Sarah Searancke (pictured) says “We don’t just provide food; we create memorable experiences. Our passionate team listen to your vision and tailor your event with mouth-watering food, world-class customer service and innovative solutions that will leave your guests in awe.”

 

Partnering with Venues Wellington, WOW and Wellington Racing Club, they are now feeding more people and staging more events than ever before.

LEARN MORE www.sarahsearanckecatering.co.nz        @SarahSearanckeCatering

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THE FORMARY

Weaving Social Fabric

The Formary is a textile R&D company diverting textile waste from landfills, turning it into exciting and innovative products.

 

“The environmental impacts involved in the production and the decomposition of textiles are huge,” Bernadette Casey, (pictured) Founder and Creative Director says. “Our technology loops those resources back into use, reducing its impacts and the draw on natural resources.”

 

The Formary consults to organisations worldwide, specialising in the development of ground-breaking products from textile waste. In New Zealand, the company established the Textile Reuse Programme, a collaboration between Industry, Government and Social Enterprise building a macro system for used clothing and textiles.

LEARN MORE  www.theformary.com            @TheFormary

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YOUNG ENTERPRISE 

Entry-Level Entrepreneurs

Young Enterprise (YES) is a charity that aims to improve the prosperity of New Zealand and New Zealanders by helping to educate and inspire students about business, entrepreneurship and financial capability.

 

YES has created authentic learning experiences through resources, experiences and events for 39 years, working with over 85% of NZ secondary schools, and more than 4000 students in their flagship programme – the Young Enterprise Scheme – alone.

 

YES alumni have gone on to create of companies like Givealittle, Charlie’s, Delivereasy, Spark and Kiwibank. “As legacies go, that’s pretty impressive,” says CEO Terry Shubkin (pictured).

LEARN MORE  www.youngenterprise.org.nz        @YoungEnterpriseNZ

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