Electra Business & Innovation Awards

Running continuously since 1993, the Electra Kapiti Horowhenua Business Awards are possibly the longest-running Regional Business Awards in New Zealand. Below are some of the most recent winners who are based in the Kāpiti Coast region!

2021 Winners

Congratulations to the Kāpiti based businesses below who were category winners in 2021:




Paulas Home & Living


Manufacturing, Production and Processing


Imagination Distilling


Hospitality, Entertainment and Tourism




Professional and Business Services, or Technology


Tall Poppy Real Estate


Not for Profit, Community and Public Services


Kāpiti Youth Support (KYS)




Paulas Home & Living


New/Emerging Award



Small Business Award


Foxx and Filly Home Staging and Interior Design


 Sustainability Award


We Love Local


Innovation Award


Paulas Home & Living


Kāpiti Top Shop


Kāpiti Youth Support (KYS)


2020 Winners

Waikanae Beach Four Square

Four Square Waikanae Beach is a modern superette across the road from Waikanae Beach on the Kapiti Coast. They are known by virtually the entire Waikanae community for their cleanliness, responsiveness to consumer needs and continual growth to name a few aspects of our store. 

Four Square Waikanae Beach

Beachside Dental Surgery

Beachside Dental Surgery is locally owned, looking after the Kapiti community.

Beachside Dental Surgery

Steel-it LTD

Steel-it manufacturers of Steel Frames for your next home or commercial construction project. New Zealand made, high quality, cost-effective, steel framing systems for residential and commercial building.

Steel-It LTD

2019 Winners

New World Ōtaki

Proudly 100% owned and operated, New World is a go-to stop for any grocery or essential needs!

New World Ōtaki

NZ Proud LTD

If you are planning renovations to your property, choose to work with the specialists at NZ Proud. Renovations and alteration building projects can be trickier than new builds so it is important to choose a building company that knows this type of work inside out.

NZ Proud LTD

Kāpiti Coast Funeral Homes

Your local family-owned funeral home, there in times of need.

Their philosophy on funeral care is simple; “Whatever needs doing we are there for you”.

Kāpiti Coast Funeral Home

Zebunisso Alimova at Mike Pero Mortgages

Zebunisso is an award-winning mortgage adviser, with almost 10 years’ experience in the finance industry and can confidently guide you towards finding the best deal for your circumstances.

Zebunisso Alimova at Mike Pero Mortgages

Relish Cafe

12 Elizabeth Street, Waikanae

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Relish Cafe - An Iconic Cafe over the tracks in Waikanae.

The cosy 1923 built cottage now converted to Cafe, is on the corner of Elizabeth St & Anne St.

Relish Cafe

2018 Winners


Sudbury is a unique wedding and event venue incorporating cutting-edge leadership training courses, team building and incentive events and luxury accommodation — all with plenty of country charm.


Kenakena Primary School

Kenakena Primary School is a 500 student co-educational school taking students from 5 to 13 years of age through the full eight years of their primary schooling.

Kenakena Primary School

Peter Jackson Plumbing Ltd

Peter Jackson Plumbing was founded in 1998 by owner/operator Peter Jackson and his wife Sonya. In the past decade the business has grown considerably, and there are now a fleet of vans on the road and a team of office staff.

Peter Jackson Plumbing

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