Award Winning Skydive Auckland!

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Skydive Auckland has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2020 - North & West region! 

Skydive Auckland also picked up the Excellence in Marketing Award earlier in the evening at the Gala Dinner where the best of business in Auckland’s North and West came together to celebrate and network.  

Not only taking out the Supreme Award and the Excellence in Marketing category, we were also finalists in Employer of the Year, Excellence in Strategy & Planning and Excellence in Community Contribution.

“We’re such a big family at Skydive Auckland and the team work hard together to achieve what we have. We’re really proud of this win tonight and for the incredible opportunity the Awards have provided,” said Fiona Mclaren of Skydive Auckland.

Auckland Business Chamber Chief Executive Michael Barnett congratulated Skydive Auckland on their success. “They have used the awards in the past to challenge their plan and direction and have been successful. This is a story of belief and an ability to adapt and they have been rewarded with the Supreme Business Excellence Award,” he said.

Skydive Auckland opened its doors in December 2011 after identifying an opportunity in the Auckland region and following the success of sister company Skydive Taupo. The business now employs 25 people alongside running the New Zealand Skydiving School. The School offers the New Zealand Diploma in Commercial Skydiving, the only qualification of its kind in the world. Skydive Auckland’s customers have included those as young as 7-years old through to young-at-heart 97-year olds, as well as those who are blind or paralysed. Skydive Auckland offers tandem skydiving, learn to skydive programmes and sport skydiving to local, domestic and international markets.

The Westpac Auckland Business Awards are delivered annually by Auckland Business Chamber.The high profile awards celebrate innovation and creativity in the business sector and have been a highlight of Auckland’s business calendar for over 15 years.