Going for gold

Wellington bus operator has been recognised as one of the leading businesses in the region

Going for gold
From left Mallory Dawes, Jenna Snelgrove, Daniel Hanson, Graeme Foote, Paul Snelgrove, Les Cockeram, Robyn Snelgrove, Alex Mersi, Renee Snelgrove, and Keven Snelgrove of Tranzit Group

Wellington bus operator Tranzit Group has been awarded the 2014 Supporting Gold Award at the annual Wellington Gold Awards this month.

The awards celebrate the excellence and enterprise of business in the Wellington region over ten different categories.

About 850 of Wellington’s most successful business people attended the presentation ceremony at the an annual gala dinner at the TSB Arena.

Tranzit won the Supporting Gold category for professional services and Infrastructure, in association with Beca.

It acknowledges the economic contribution Tranzit has made to the Greater Wellington region over 90 years and four generations.

Managing Director Paul Snelgrove says: "We are a nationwide company but our head office and roots remain in the Greater Wellington region, a region that has supported us and helped us grow over 90 years, from one school bus to 600 vehicles, several staff to 600 loyal employees.

"We are humbled to be recognised. It is an immense achievement for our family and our team and is the result of the passion and dedication from everyone in our group from drivers, workshop to administration staff."

Tranzit Group is one of the largest family-owned and operated coach companies in New Zealand and employs around 600 staff and operates over 600 vehicles nationwide.

Tranzit will celebrate 90 years this year and four generations of family. 

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