We received over 120 entries which we narrowed down to 6 finalists. Public vote via Facebook determined the overall winner and congratulations went to Ian Doyle, Director, Aspec Construction Ltd in Auckland who was nominated by Dean Buckley.
The winner received a $1,000 trade merchant voucher and an Air New Zealand Deluxe Mystery Weekend for 2.
We’ll be filming Dean’s story about Ian, so look out for that coming to a screen near you soon.
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