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People’s Choice NetGuide Web Awards winners revealed!
Fri, 20th Aug 2010
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“This year's competition was an outstanding success”, said NetGuide editor, Jonathan Cotton.

“The response was unbelievable. 200,000 votes were cast this year; easily a new record.

Now the votes are in and have been counted, we are delighted to announce that the overall winner of the competition was Stuff.co.nz. Other winners include TVNZ.co.nz for best media site, thewarehouse.co.nz for online shopping site, and allblacks.com for best sports and recreation site.

“The sheer volume of votes shows you that when the Web is done well, people get excited about it. People want good sites to be known. We think it's an outstanding result and couldn't be happier”.

For the full list of winners, see below.

OVERALL WINNER - SITE OF THE YEAR (sponsored by NetGuide), was: Stuff.co.nz

The first runner-up was Trademe.co.nz

BEST BLOG (sponsored by Warehouse Stationery)

Winner: Stuff.co.nz

First runner-up: Blogger Bites Back

BEST COMMUNITY SITE (sponsored Adobe)

Winner: plunket.org.nz

First runner-up:grownups.co.nz

BEST EDUCATION SITE (sponsored by Epson)

Winner: studyit.org.nz

First runner-up: mathletics.co.nz

BEST EMPLOYMENT SITE (sponsored by The University of Auckland)

Winner: trademe.co.nz/jobs

First runner-up: seek.co.nz

BEST ENTERTAINMENT SITE (sponsored by Ticketmaster)

Winner: youtube.com

First runner-up: ticketmaster.co.nz

BEST FAMILY SITE (sponsored by TelstraClear)

Winner: kidspot.co.nz

First runner-up: familyfirst.org.nz

BEST FINANCIAL SERVICES SITE (sponsored by Acquire.co.nz)

Winner: kiwibank.co.nz

First runner-up: sorted.org.nz

BEST GAME RELATED SITE (sponsored by Verbatim)

Winner: mightyape.co.nz

First runner-up: gameplanet.co.nz

BEST GOVERNMENT SITE (sponsored by Toshiba)

Winner: ird.govt.nz

First runner-up: companies.govt.nz

BEST HOMEPAGE (sponsored by Air New Zealand)

Winner: google.co.nz

First runner-up: Stuff.co.nz

BEST ISP (sponsored by Playtech)

Winner: TelstraClear

First runner-up: Orcon

BEST LIFESTYLE SITE (sponsored by Honda)

Winner: beingdiabetic.co.nz

First runner-up: healthyfood.co.nz

BEST MEDIA SITE (sponsored by Edifier)

Winner: tvnz.co.nz

First runner-up: Stuff.co.nz

BEST MOBI SITE (sponsored by Vodafone)

Winner: airnz.mobi

First runner-up: m.trademe.co.nz


Winner: thewarehouse.co.nz

First runner-up: mightyape.co.nz

BEST ONLINE SHOPPING SITE (sponsored by House of Travel)

Winner: thewarehouse.co.nz

First runner-up: mightyape.co.nz

BEST REAL ESTATE (sponsored by Resene)

Winner: trademe.co.nz/a/property/residential/sale

First runner-up: realestate.co.nz

BEST SPORTS AND RECREATION SITE (sponsored by viewnewzealand.co.nz)

Winner: allblacks.com

First runner-up: Stuff.co.nz


Winner: trademe.co.nz

First runner-up: sella.co.nz

BEST TRAVEL SITE (sponsored by nzherald.co.nz)

Winner: houseoftravel.co.nz/mixandmatch.co.nz

First runner-up: airnewzealand.co.nz/grabaseat.co.nz

BEST WEB AD CAMPAIGN (sponsored by YAHOO!Xtra)

Winner: Air NZ Sign Language

First runner-up: yellowchocolate.co.nz

BEST YOUTH SITE (sponsored by TVNZ6)

Winner: whatnow.tv

First runner-up: radiochick.co.nz

NZ'S FAVOURITE SEARCH ENGINE (sponsored by NZDating.com)

Winner: google.co.nz

First runner-up: yahoo.co.nz

NZ'S FAV' SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE (sponsored by NZCity.co.nz)

Winner: facebook.com

First runner-up: nzdating.com