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Make sense of what's important to your employees. Survey available March - August 2016. IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces
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Survey available March - August 2016

IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces

Hall of Fame 2014

New Zealand’s best workplaces are identified each year by the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Survey. In 2014, 228 organisations participated in the survey and based on ratings given by employees the following were ranked the highest.

Congratulations to VTNZ, the Overall Winner (and Enterprise Workplace category winner) of the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Awards in 2014! Other category winners were Overland Footwear (Best Large Workplace), Mars New Zealand (Best Medium-Large Workplace), Giltrap Audi (Best Small-Medium Workplace), and Hyundai Wairarapa – Eastwood Motor Group (Best Small Workplace).

Organisations were also recognised for having the greatest improvement in their overall score from 2013 to 2014: Ballance Agri-Nutrients (Enterprise Workplace Category) Russell Group (Large Workplace Category), TSB Bank (Medium-Large Workplace Category), New Zealand Cricket (Small-Medium Workplace Category), and CityLink (Small Workplace Category).

The Five-Year League and Ten-Year League Awards are a noteworthy demonstration of sustained workplace excellence. Recipients of the Five-Year League Award in 2014 are AA Insurance, ADInstruments, FMG, Hyundai Motors New Zealand, Inspire Group, Mars New Zealand, Maven International, South Taranaki District Council, Trade Me, Warehouse Stationery. Joining Flight Centre New Zealand in the Ten-Year League in 2014 is Overland Footwear.

Overall Winner

VTNZ VTNZ
Vehicle safety inspections
Finalist previous years: 2013

Enterprise Workplace Category (750+ employees)
Sponsored by Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

MINISTRY OF BUSINESS, INNOVATION & EMPLOYMENT, HIKINA WHAKATUTUKI
1st VTNZ VTNZ
Vehicle safety inspections
Finalist previous years: 2013
2nd FLIGHT CENTRE, (NZ) LIMITED Flight Centre (NZ)
Travel retailer
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
3rd WS, warehouse stationery Warehouse Stationery
Stationery, technology, art & craft, copy & print and office furniture retailer
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

Large Workplace Category (400-749 employees)
Sponsored by AUT Business School

AUT BUSINESS UNIVERSITY
1st OVERLAND Overland Footwear
Footwear retail
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
2nd FMG,Advice & Insurance FMG
Risk advice
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
3rd AA Insurance AA Insurance
Insurance
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

Medium-Large Workplace Category (150-399 employees)
Sponsored by AUT Business School

AUT BUSINESS UNIVERSITY
1st MARS new zealand Mars New Zealand
Fast moving consumer goods
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
2nd Leading Edge Leading Edge Communications NZ
Sales channel management company (primarily telecommunications)
Finalist previous years: 2013
3rd Colliers INTERNATIONAL Colliers International New Zealand
Commercial real estate and advisory services
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
4th HRV, For the world's purest invironments Cristal Air International - trading as HRV
Home ventilation, heating, cooling and water filtration solutions
5th trade me, Where Kiwis Buy and Sell Trade Me
Online trading and classifieds
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008
6th FCBNEW ZEALAND FCB New Zealand
Advertising
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011
7th Smith and Smith Smith and Smith
Autoglass repair and replace
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2010
8th Rothbury INSURANCE BROKERS Rothbury Group
Insurance broking group
Finalist previous years: 2013
9th REAL ENERGY, South Taranaki, District Council South Taranaki District Council
Local government/district council
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
10th MOVE LOGISTICS MOVE Logistics
Logistics, transport and storage solutions
11th BAYAUDIOLOGY Bay Audiology
Hearing health services, hearing checks, hearing aid consultation, fitting and rehabilitation
Finalist previous years: 2013

Small-Medium Workplace Category (50-149 employees)
Sponsored by Kiwibank

Kiwibank.
1st Giltrap,Audi Giltrap Audi
Audi dealership
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012
2nd MRC, Transmark MRC Transmark
Distribution of specialist flow control products
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012
3rd brother Brother International NZ
Print Imaging, sewing, labeling products and solutions
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009
4th clearpoint ClearPoint
Software development/integration; IT strategy, architecture and project delivery
Finalist previous years: 2013
5th Yealands, WINE GROUP, NEW ZEALAND Yealands Wine Group
Vineyard operations, winemaking and global sales
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012
6th SPORT, NORTHLAND Sport Northland
Charitable trust creating a more active Northland
Finalist previous years: 2013
7th Giltrap, Northshore Giltrap Motors
Automotive dealership
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012
8th Provoke Provoke
Software development, mobile solutions and unified communications consultancy
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012
9th soltius Soltius New Zealand
SAP application reseller and consulting services provider
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011
10th= FUJIFILM, Bringing Images to Life FUJIFILM NZ
Distributor of imaging and information products to the photographic, graphic systems, medical and the storage media markets
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012
10th= TOYOTA, Miles Toyota Miles Toyota and ILAM Toyota
Motor vehicle retail sales, parts and servicing
Finalist previous years: 2012
12th nzcu, baywide Credit Union Baywide - trading as NZCU Baywide
Credit Union (personal banking services)
13th ADINSTRAUMENTS, making science easier ADInstruments
Software development
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
14th Buildtech Buildtech Holdings
Construction
15th NEW ZEALAND, RUGBY New Zealand Rugby Union Incorporated
Governance and organisation of Rugby in New Zealand
Finalist previous years: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Small Workplace Category (20-49 employees)
Sponsored by Kiwibank

Kiwibank.
1st HYUNDAI, WAIRARAPA Hyundai Wairarapa – Eastwood Motor Group
New and used automotive and parts dealership, vehicle care
Finalist previous years: 2013
2nd MILFORD, INVESTMENT EXPERTISE Milford Asset Management
Investment expertise
Finalist previous years: 2013
3rd hairyLemon Hairy Lemon Web Solutions
Digital agency
4th electricity & gas, complaints commissioner Office of the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner
Complaints resolution for electricity and gas companies
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011
5th HYUNDAI, NEW THINKING. NEW POSSIBILITIES. McVerry Crawford Motors
Automotive sales, service and parts
6th= HILTI Hilti
Innovative solutions for construction industry
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012
6th= HYUNDAI, NEW THINKING. NEW POSSIBILITIES. Hyundai Motors New Zealand
Importer and distributor of new Hyundai vehicles
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
8th redvespa, hell bent on delivery Redvespa Consultants
Business analysis consultancy
Finalist previous years: 2010
9th maven Maven International
Strategy and operations consultancy
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
10th INSPIRE GROUP Inspire Group
Tailored learning services and products
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

Most Improved Enterprise Workplace (750+ employees)
Sponsored by Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

MINISTRY OF BUSINESS, INNOVATION & EMPLOYMENT, HIKINA WHAKATUTUKI
Ballance, agri-nutrients Ballance Agri-Nutrients
NZ farmer owned cooperative offering one-on-one specialist advice

Most Improved Large Workplace (400-749 employees)
Sponsored by the Employers & Manufacturers Association

EMA
RUSSELLGROUP Russell Group
Construction Services

Most Improved Medium-Large Workplace (150-399 employees)
Sponsored by the Employers & Manufacturers Association

EMA
Bank better, TSB Bank TSB Bank
Retail banking

Most Improved Small-Medium Workplace (50-149 employees)
Sponsored by the Employers & Manufacturers Association

EMA
NEWZEALAND, CRICKET New Zealand Cricket
National sporting organisational

Most Improved Small Workplace (20-49 employees)
Sponsored by the Employers & Manufacturers Association

EMA
CITYLINK CityLink
Network infrastructure provider

IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces League Awards

The League Awards recognise the achievements of organisations that consistently rank as New Zealand’s Best Workplaces. To become a member of the Five or Ten Year League, an organisation must have been a finalist in their size category in the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Survey five or ten (respectively) times within the last six or 12 (respectively) years, including the year the award is being given.

Five-Year League

The current members of the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Five-Year League are:

AA Insurance AA Insurance
Insurance
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
ADINSTRAUMENTS, making science easier ADInstruments
Software development
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
brother Brother International NZ
Print Imaging, sewing, labeling products and solutions
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009
FMG, Advice & Insurance FMG
Risk advice
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
HYUNDAI, NEW THINKING. NEW POSSIBILITIES. Hyundai Motors New Zealand
Importer and distributor of new Hyundai vehicles
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
INSPIRE GROUP Inspire Group
Tailored learning services and products
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
MARS, new zealand Mars New Zealand
Fast moving consumer goods
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
maven Maven International
Strategy and operations consultancy
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
South Taranaki, District council South Taranaki District Council
Local government/district council
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
trade me, where kiwis Buy and Sell Trade Me
Online trading and classifieds
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008
WS, warehouse stationery Warehouse Stationery
Stationery, technology, art & craft, copy & print and office furniture retailer
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

Ten-Year League

The current members of the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Ten-Year League are:

FLIGHT CENTRE (NZ) LIMITED Flight Centre (NZ)
Travel retailer
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
OVERLAND Overland Footwear
Footwear retail
Finalist previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
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