Previous Winners : 2018

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10-12-2018 - New Zealand Trails
New Zealand guided walking adventures. We are a specialist adventure tour company with decades of experience running small-group tours with the best Kiwi guides. They win this week with a truly excellent and responsive website! It's hugely informative and one of the best stand-out features is the option to view the different trips with their details side by side!

03-12-2018 - Nature & Nosh Tours
Nature & Nosh provide fully-inclusive, guided hiking tours match scenic and diverse day walks, with New Zealand food and wine tasting. This responsive website is refreshingly easy to navigate, features gorgeous imagery, and one of the stand-out features is the regularly updated blog!

26-11-2018 - Treetops Lodge & Estate
Surrounded by natural luxury and rustic elegance, disconnect & reconnect as you get off the beaten track and discover Treetops Lodge & Estate. Visitors to this website are rewarded with a stunning motion picture background on the home page. Another stand-out feature is the 'Experience' page, which is blessed with some awe-inspiring imagery!

19-11-2018 - Villa Walton
The Villa Walton is an elegant and relaxing accommodation option in our historic homestead established 1904 and set in picturesque Matamata. They win this week with a website that definitely matches the elegant accommodation offerings. A beautiful responsive layout with gorgeous imagery feels right at home with the use of white space and background textures.

12-11-2018 - Queenstown Bike Taxis
Queenstown Bike Taxis provide an easy transport service which maximizes your time on your bike. With them, you'll be shown all the hidden treasures, saving you time and effort finding them. Their website is a pleasure to browse and it features parallax scrolling, a stylish responsive layout, and world-class imagery! A stand-out feature is the informative Queenstown Trails page!

05-11-2018 - Retaruke Country Estate
Retaruke Country Estate is a luxury country lodge set in 4000 acres of farm and bush west of National Park where you relax and enjoy the sheer peace and quiet. Their website lets the majestic imagery do most of the heavy-lifting. It's a simplistic layout that utilises parallax scrolling within a stylish responsive layout.

29-10-2018 - Altitude
Altitude run half day scenic tours to Glenorchy from Queenstown, and daily guided wine & craft beer tours from Queenstown to the best Central Otago wineries! The home page features excellent use of background video, and the various clips give you a definite idea on what to expect from their tours! Gorgeous imagery is found site-wide, and fantastic font choices seal the deal!

15-10-2018 - The Palace Backpackers
Welcome to the friendliest backpackers in New Zealand, the Palace Backpackers, a historical colonial villa a stone's throw from downtown Nelson. Creative use of a fish-eye lense for their website photography is a definite stand-out! Another unique feature is how the page text animates from small to large as you browse through the website. A truly unique and refreshing website to browse!

08-10-2018 - Albatross V Expeditions
Albatross V Expeditions offer fun-filled adventure voyages in majestic old-world comfort and style, in the stunning beauty of New Zealand's renowned Bay of Islands. This website features a crisp responsive-layout that's graced with incredible imagery, neat icons and an awesome logo! A stand-out feature is the comprehensive Specifications page.

01-10-2018 - Montrose Estate
Set on 750 pristine acres, Montrose Estate offers the choice of three stunning residences, surrounded by magnificent mountain ranges and an abundance of wildlife. This website matches the peaceful tranquillity emanated by the estate. The website design is incredible, the imagery is breath-taking, and the stand-out feature is 'The Montrose Experience' section - with enough informative content to be a website on its own!

24-09-2018 - Bucket List Charters
Based in Opua, Bucket List Charters cater for a range of activities including sightseeing, fishing, snorkelling, tramping, water skiing and marine encounters. Loaded with information about the Bay of Islands, this website is super-informative and showcased within a stunning responsive layout. Site-wide dazzling imagery is the cherry on top!

17-09-2018 - Franklin 38
Located in Ponsonby on the fringe of Auckland City, Franklin38 is perfectly positioned for your luxury urban escape. The impressive imagery is the stand-out feature! Coupled with a responsive layout with plenty of white space and clear navigation, they're a worthy winner this week!

10-09-2018 - Bush and Beach
Make the most of your time in Auckland on an enjoyable and innovative small group guided tour with Bush and Beach. The animation effect of the tours loading as you scroll through this website are delightfully original, and gives life to the pages. That, coupled with incredible imagery, cements this site as a worthy winner!

03-09-2018 - Terrace Downs Resort
Featuring deluxe accommodation with fine & casual dining options, & a championship 18-hole golf course, Terrace Downs Resort is a unique one-stop NZ getaway destination nestled in the foothills of Mt Hutt. A previous winner of this award, their new website showcases stunning imagery with a professionally-built responsive layout, making this website upgrade a continuation of their website excellence.

20-08-2018 - South Pacific Safaris
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, South Pacific Safaris provide world-class professional hunting safaris and luxury guest chalet accommodation situated right on their excellent hunting park. They could almost win this award based on their home-page photography alone! On top of that, the rest of the page 'folds' open as you browse down the page, making this responsive layout one-of-a-kind! The Trophy Gallery is a definite stand-out too!

13-08-2018 - Larchview Holiday Park
Larchview Holiday Park is a traditional Kiwi camping ground in 17 acres of woodland and adjacent to the Naseby Recreation Area, popular for over 50km of mountain bike tracks and stunning walks. With a beautiful responsive layout, their website is a pleasure to navigate. The earthy tones match the accommodation offerings exactly, and the images are fantastic too. Stand-out features include the logo and tree silhouette artwork, and the weather widget!

06-08-2018 - Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge
Managed by the Charitable Trust that operates The Old Ghost Road, the Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge is situated beside mighty Mokihinui River, and from each room, you can the jagged edge of the Glasgow Range silhouettes an untouched sky. With earthy tones, gorgeous imagery, concise navigation, and a fully responsive layout, this is a worthy winner of this award!

30-07-2018 - Southern White Water
Southern White Water offers wilderness adventure tours in New Zealand that encompass the best of the South Island's rivers & scenery. They win this week with a remarkable and imformative website, decorated with dazzling imagery contained within a lively layout, ensuring a satisfying browsing experience.

23-07-2018 - Podium Lodge
Designed to support athletes with their training or performance ambitions, Podium Lodge welcomes anyone looking for a quiet yet vibrant and inspiring getaway in a peaceful setting that inspires excellence. With a crisp responsive layout, impressive imagery, and clear navigation, it creates a fantastic user-experience while browsing this website.

16-07-2018 - Wairepo House
Overlooking Tasman Bay and close to Abel Tasman National Park is Wairepo House, a three-story colonial homestead with four generous suites that promise the utmost in comfort and privacy. Wairepo House boasts a delightfully informative responsive website that's laden with smashing imagery with easy navigation, making for a great user experience.

09-07-2018 - Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park
Located in the Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve, the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park offers great riding for all abilities in a stunning and unique setting. Bursting with breath-taking imagery, this site perfectly utilises parallax scrolling to highlight the majestic scenery of the area. An abundance of local information and the interactive trail maps are stand-out features!

25-06-2018 - Maple Lodge Wanaka
Located in the beautiful alpine resort of Lake Wanaka, Maple Lodge is a 5-Star luxury B&B offering purpose-built lodge accommodation with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. They win this week with crisp and minimalist design, complete with gorgeous banner imagery. The gallery on the 'Weddings' page is the stand-out feature!

18-06-2018 - Kopuwai Delta Vineyard
Situated in a beautiful location in Central Otago, Kopuwai Delta is a boutique vineyard that offers luxury B&B accommodation ideal for a couples. Their exquisite website utilises stunning photography, a first-class responsive layout, and clear navigation to provide browsers of the site with a pleasant experience. The 'STAY' page is a stand-out feature, laden with gorgeous imagery!

28-05-2018 - Browns Boutique Hotel
Browns Boutique Hotel is a charming European-styled hotel option with genuine New Zealand hospitality and is the perfect Queenstown accommodation for your next vacation. This contemporary website is gorgeous, featuring a smooth responsive layout, making browsing easy. A stand-out feature would be the stunning images in the gallery!

21-05-2018 - The Grove Luxury Yurt
The Grove Luxury Yurt provides accommodation nestled in an established avocado orchard in the Thornton area a short drive from Whakatane. They win this week with an attractive single-paged responsive website which is abundant with lavish imagery, ensuring a pleasant user experience.

14-05-2018 - Nelson Tasman Air
The Nelson Tasman region is home to some of the most outstanding natural beauty in New Zealand and Nelson Tasman Air would love to introduce you to these incredible places & experiences. This website is laden with sensational and striking imagery which is enclosed within a polished responsive template. A stand-out feature would be the plane and boat silhouette images on the home page!

07-05-2018 - Blue Marlin Apartments
Close to Hot Water Beach, Cathedral Cove, Hahei and Coromandel, Blue Marlin Apartments provide modern, spacious apartments that offer you a quiet, relaxing location to return to each day. They win this week with a responsive user-friendly website laden with truly gorgeous imagery. A stand-out feature would the the detailed Whitianga page!

01-05-2018 - Cable Bay Adventure Park
Located just 15 minutes drive from Nelson, Cable Bay Adventure Park is Nelson's adventure playground with a wide range of adventure activities with something to cater for everyone. The obvious stand-out is the stunning intro video that showcases the park! This is a top-of-the-line, fully responsive website, with stunning imagery and clear navigation. Using this website is a pleasure!

23-04-2018 - St. Arnaud House
St Arnaud House is a boutique, secluded sub-alpine bed and breakfast nestled amongst native beech forest in the Nelson Lakes area. Their website features gorgeous imagery that highlights the natural beauty of the area. It's also beautifully presented, easily navigated, and features a stylish responsive layout.

16-04-2018 - Wharekauhau
Set in a dramatic location, Wharekauhau invites you to indulge in the luxury and comfort of their cottage suites, set high above the thunderous blue surf of Palliser Bay. Their website is sensational and the homepage intro movie is truly glorious! Astounding imagery graces the site, making using it an absolute pleasure to browse.

09-04-2018 - Ecozip Adventures
Auckland's premier adventure experience is Ecozip Adventures. They offer state-of-the-art flying fox ziplines and an eco-immersive forest walk on breathtaking Waiheke Island. This visually appealing website features high quality images and a video on the homepage to draw you in, and is perfectly optimised for viewing on smart devices with a fully responisve layout.

03-04-2018 - Awaroa Lodge
Located in the Abel Tasman National Park, Awaroa Lodge provide secluded accommodation surrounded by pristine waterways and native forest. The stand-out feature of this week's winner is the collection of videos that make up the website header. Coupled with gorgeous parallax scrolling imagery, this website makes for a perfect user experience.

26-03-2018 - The Beachcomber
The Beachcomber are perfectly positioned a short walk from Tahunanui beach, and offer comfortable accommodation for all travellers. They win this week with a spectacular website that features clear navigation and beautiful paralax-scrolling background images. A stand-out is their Nelson page that showcases the fantastic local attractions.

06-03-2018 - She's a Lady Sailing Adventures
She's A Lady Sailing Adventures offers a full day sailing trip in the beautiful Bay of Islands where you can take the wheel and help out or just sit back and relax. Their website features a fantastic and uncomplicated responsive design, spectacular imagery across the site and in the gallery, and the ease of navigation adds to the pleasurable browsing experience.

26-02-2018 - Avenue Heights Motel
Avenue Heights Motel is located in Northland and has a range of units modern in construction and architecture, ideally suited for corporates, couples and families. Featuring parallax scrolling on the home page, this website is clean and crisp with a responsive layout making it a breeze to navigate whether on a desktop computer or smartphone.

19-02-2018 - South Pacific Whale Watch
South Pacific Whale Watch is a whale watching experience like no other and is New Zealand's only operator fully permitted by the Department of Conservation to offer whale watching experiences by helicopter. Their website could win on imagery alone - spectacular images grace this site from start to finish, and are majestically meshed into a truly remarkable responsive layout.

12-02-2018 - Banks Peninsula Experience
Banks Peninsula Experience opens eyes of the world to the beauty of Banks Peninsula with their adventure motorcycle hire and guided tours. Laden with stunning imagery which perfectly compliments the appeal of Banks Peninsula, this easily-navigated responsive website is user-friendly and a pleasure to browse.

29-01-2018 - Orokawa Bay Villa
Orokawa Bay Villa is a spacious accommodation option overlooking the Orokawa Bay Native Reserve, and offers the serenity of nature coupled with the dramatic, ever changing moods of the Pacific Ocean. Their website features a gorgeous layout, sharp imagery, simple navigation, and is fully responsive.

22-01-2018 - Te Puia
Spanning 70 hectares within the historic Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, on the edge of Rotorua, Te Puia is home to the world famous Pōhutu geyser, mud pools, hot springs and silica formations. They win this week with an impressive professionally-done website that features eye catching imagery, offers a wealth of information, and a fully responsive layout will ensure it is accessible on all devices.

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