Winners of the 2015 & 2016 Waipa Business awards
2015 awards night - winners!
And we won again in 2016, we have now taken a break from entering the awards.
We have since mentored other Raglan businesses, who have gone on to become winners themselves!
2016 awards night - winners!
We would encourage any business who wants a challenge and a valuable experience to consider entering business awards, we got so much feedback from our judges, and implemented many positive changes as a result.
Top Shop Award 2010
Sustainable Retailing Category - Sponsored by Meridian
This was the first award we ever entered, and were pleased to win the sustainable category, Raglan has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to enviromental issues, a trend it continues today.
Winner - The Herbal Dispensary
"Our business has low impact on the environment, because of our dedicated recycling program combined with a building design that provides passive heating and sunlight, thus reducing our carbon footprint." - Bronwyn Lowe
"It's evident that the Herbal Dispensary have devoted time and attention to the sustainability of their products and the impacts of their store."Judges Comments
We were very pleased to be recognised at the 2010 Top shop awards for our efforts in building our new store in a sustainable way. We are the first time winners of this award, and encourage other businesses to take up the challenge. We were also finalists in the retail excellence awards 2010.