Outstanding Māori Business Leaders Award

Formerly, Outstanding Leaders Award, it recognises an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership characteristics including: strong vision, inclusive management, governance skills, altruism, humility, taking a long-term view and making collaborative decisions for the common good.

  • 2013

    Lisa Carrington for her outstanding career success and leadership in the business of an elite athlete.

  • 2012

    Ian Taylor in recognition of his outstanding achievements in TV and business innovation, in the fields of production and computer graphics.

  • 2011

    Chris Mace for outstanding leadership and service to the business and science community nationally and internationally.

  • 2010

    Sir Ralph Norris, KNZM, for outstanding business leadership and service to community and private sector banking.

  • 2009

    Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ONZ, DBE, AC, one the MBLA Outstanding Maori Business Leader Award 2009 iin recognition of esteemed international achievements in opera and classical music.

  • 2008

    Outstanding Māori Business Leaders Award 2008

  • 2007

    Outstanding Māori Business Leaders Award 2007

  • 2006

    Rob McLeod for outstanding business leadership and economic policy development in Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • 2005

    Peter Loughlin in recognition of his outstanding achievements as an international haute couture businessman for over 20 years.

  • 2004

    Outstanding Māori Business Leaders Award 2004.