Holly Norton, a finalist in the MYOB Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards


Check out the amazing finalists for the MYOB Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

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The Woman Entrepreneur of the Year international award aims to support women entrepreneurs across the world who aspire to tackle major social, cultural and environmental issues in their communities. Created by INCO, the Global awards is hosted annually during the Impact World Forum.

We are so incredibly proud and thrilled that Holly Norton has been named a finalist alongside 3 other incredible wāhine.


The 2019 Finalists are:

The Competition

The winner of this competition represents New Zealand at the international Grand Finale in Paris, France on 28 March, 2019.

This year, Mahuki - Innovation Hub of Te Papa, in partnership with MYOB, hosted the New Zealand segment of the awards for Woman Entrepreneur of the Year on 4 March, 2019 at The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

These four women inspired and shared insights about their businesses with Social, Cultural and Environmental impact.


The Presentations

Click on the images below to watch the finalists’ presentations.

Holly Norton

Heidi Nixon

Lisa King

Jacinta - Dignity



The Winner

Entrepreneur of the year

A massive congratulations to Lisa King, Founder of Eat My Lunch! We wish you all the best for Paris.

Well, what a fantastic evening! The atmosphere was brilliant. The room was filled with excitement and support for all these inspirational wāhine, and It was amazing to see great talent and passion from all of the finalists.

A big thank you also to the Judges Fran Wilde Silvia Zuur and Ingrid Cronin-Knight, to MYOB, Mahuki - Innovation Hub of Te Papa, INCO and everyone who came along to support!

Check out all the images from the evening here, thanks to Mahuki.