Kiwifruitz crowned Bay Business of the Year

Two of the winners in this year’s Westpac Tauranga Business Awards – including the overall winner – are based in the Te Puna-based Newnham Park technology hub, one of the Bay of Plenty’s key centres for hi tech business.

Kiwifruitz, the kiwifruit processing company started by Rob Jeffrey and run by his family, was named the Westpac Business of the Year, while Plus Group managing director Steve Saunders won the Excellence in Business Leadership Award sponsored by Zespri International.

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