Previous Winners : 2014
07-04-2014 - Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet
Standing on the shore of New Zealand's Lake Wanaka is Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet, a truly peaceful retreat and an adventurer's paradise. Just like their lodge, this website is elegantly designed and is optimised for viewing on a variety of smartphones, tablets, and computers. The banner imagery and typograpghy choices are simply remarkable.
31-03-2014 - Edgewater
Offering luxury boutique accommodation with expansive ocean views across the Wellington Harbour, is Edgewater, located in Seatoun, Karaka Bay. This is a website that matches their luxurious offering - it's optimised for mobile devices and features a stunning parallax scrolling effect to perfectly highlight the website content and imagery.
24-03-2014 - Lomond Lodge
Boasting fantastic views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables, and offering 10 comfortable studio rooms with ensuites, kitchenettes, TV's & wifi, is Queenstown's centrally located Lomond Lodge. Their website is a pleasure to visit and offers four different layouts for flexibility across multiple devices, a must in this day and age. The website is refreshingly easy to navigate and also provide fantastic imagery that scales according to the device it's been viewed on.
17-03-2014 - Lochiel Estate
A 10 minute drive from Mangawhai Heads and set amongst rolling green pastures in a secluded valley is Lochiel Estate, a fully operational vineyard and winery that also boasts a superb accommodation option at The House. This website is simply stunning. Not only is it easy to navigate and use, the website is optimised for smartphones making it a pleasure to use on any device.
10-03-2014 - Rangitata Rafts
With spine-tingling scenery and located just two hours out of Christchurch is Rangitata Rafts, a family business with Grade 1 to 5 white water guaranteed on every trip. Not only is it well designed, it also captures the feel of this thrilling outdoor adventure with this mobile optimised website.
03-03-2014 - The Chalets Motel
Located in the beautiful Alpine area of Hanmer Springs is The Chalets Motel with 10 fully self-contained Chalets, each offering peace, quiet and an amazing view. Their visually appealing Web site features high quality images on the homepage to draw you in, and is perfectly optimised for viewing on smart devices - a must in this day and age!
24-02-2014 - Pavilions Hotel
Located in the new heart of Christchurch is Pavilions Hotel, a welcoming 4-star haven ideally situated in Papanui. Their website is simply fantastic. All rooms offer virtual tours; the layout is easy to navigate; and the entire site is optimised for perfect viewing across a range of devices from smartphones, tablets and desktops.
17-02-2014 - Altamont Lodge
Altamont Lodge is located within walking distance to stunning Lake Wanaka and sets a new standard in budget accommodation. The SEO efforts reflect this and sees their website on page one of Google for 'budget accommodation Wanaka'. Add to that the crisp user-friendly layout making this site a pleasure to navigate.
10-02-2014 - Pioneer Waterfront Apartments
Just a stone's throw from Paihia's waterfront are the Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, a superbly appointed complex with 11 two-bedroom apartments. Their new website is stacked with colourful imagery, clear navigation, and is also optimised to display correctly on smartphones - a must in this day and age.
03-02-2014 - Tower Road Motel
Welcome to Tower Road Motel, top quality Matamata Accommodation set in a quiet, garden setting environment just 3 minutes drive to shopping and restaurants. Their website has just been updated, and looks stunning! Excellent use of imagery, clear navigation, and the site is even optimised for smartphones.
27-01-2014 - Bronte Country Estate
Bronte Country Estate lies on the headland of Nelson's historic Bronte Peninsula and is halfway between Nelson city and the Abel Tasman National Park. If you are seeking complete privacy and luxurious accommodation, your search is over. The beautiful photography displayed on the Web site shows exactly what to expect from this beautiful coastal accommodation.
20-01-2014 - Ribbonwood Bed and Breakfast
Located in Appleby Hills and just 10 minutes away from the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park is Ribbonwood Bed and Breakfast, a modern accommodation option with a personalised touch. Featuring a refurbished website that is well laid out, and easy to use and navigate, it perfectly compliments their modern B&B.
12-01-2014 - Watersports Queenstown
Taking advantage of the magnificent Lake Wakatipu is Watersports Queenstown, the premier water sports operator to visit for an affordable time-out activity in Queenstown. Their website showcases stunning imagery and a wonderful layout, making the website a pleasure to use and navigate.