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PHOTO GALLERY: NZ Hi-Tech Awards gala dinner

01 Jun 2016

The 2016 New Zealand Hi Tech Awards were held in Auckland on Friday the 20th of May.

A record breaking 900 people attended the gala dinner, held to celebrate the successes of New Zealand’s high-tech companies across 13 categories and to recognise two new ‘Flying Kiwis’.

Some of the highlights included:

  • Vista Group announced Hi-Tech Company of the Year
  • Katherine Corich and Sam Morgan inducted into the NZ Hi-Tech Hall of Fame
  • 90 Seconds winning two awards
  • Precision Seafood Harvesting winning the new Maori Innovation Award

You can find the full list of winners here.

The Hi-Tech Awards were assessed by a judging panel of more than 50 people, including James Caan from Dragons' Den and Linda Jenkinson, Chair of LesConcierges.

The momentous night was a great success in recognising the achievements of Kiwis taking on the world, and winning - have a look at some of the photos below.

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