Griffiths Drilling make inaugural inductees to the Wellington Region Business Hall of Fame


Friday, 12 June 2015 - Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce and Deloitte Private – Media Release

Inaugural inductees to Wellington Region Business Hall of Fame announced. Eight regional businesses recognised for sustained business excellence.

The first eight businesses to be inducted into the Wellington Region Business Hall of Fame have been announced. They will be officially honoured at a gala Hall of Fame dinner hosted at the Petone Working Man’s Club on Friday July 10, 2015.

The eight companies – recognised for delivering business excellence – are:

  • Wellington Zoo Trust, Wellington City
  • J & D McLennan Ltd, Lower Hutt
  • Centreport Ltd, Wellington City
  • Rembrandt Suits Ltd, Lower Hutt
  • Acma Industries Ltd, Upper Hutt
  • Griffiths Drilling Ltd, Porirua
  • Whittaker JH & SONS Ltd, Porirua
  • Bruce Buchanan Ltd, Wairarapa

The Wellington Region Business Hall of Fame has been created by the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce with the support of principal sponsors Deloitte Private. Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Mark Futter says these inaugural eight companies are fantastic examples of businesses that not only contribute to the regional economy but also to the overall health of their respective local communities.

“The aim of the Hall of Fame is to recognise and celebrate significant contributions by businesses to the economic and social fabric of our region,” says Mr Futter. “These eight businesses showcase the diversity, dedication and resilience required to have a meaningful impact on the global villages in which we all live, work and play.”

Deloitte Private Partner Mark Lash says it is an honour to support this initiative. “Celebrating business success is something that we consider is very important and that we don’t do enough of as a country. The Hall of Fame initiative is a great way of recognising business excellence and success in the Wellington region,” says Mr Lash. “Deloitte Private congratulates both the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce for creating the Hall of Fame and the inaugural eight inductees for their contributions to the economy and community.”

For more information click here and visit the Hutt Valley NZ Chamber of Commerce website.

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