Indian Business Awards 2009

Dr Kantilal N Patel receives The Supreme Business of the Year Award from Prime MinisterAuckland-based East Tamaki Healthcare walked away with the Supreme Award of the year, along with top awards in two individual categories at the Indian Newslink, Indian Business Awards (IBA) 2009 Awards Presentation Night on November 16, 2009. Prime Minister John Key, the Chief Guest of the Awards Night, presented the Award and commended the progress of the Indian entrepreneurs and businesses in New Zealand.


East Tamaki Healthcare, the largest primary healthcare provider in NZ, won


  • Best Business Innovation Award,
  • Best Professional Services Business Award and
  • Supreme Business of the Year Award.



East Tamaki Healthcare receive the highest accolade of the Awards Night -The Supreme Business of the Year Award -because the judges felt that:

• This was one of the most impressive companies they had seen.

• East Tamaki Health Care is a customer focused health service driven by the needs of the customers.

• The company has developed an innovative model for carrying out geographic and customer segmentation to identify areas of demand for their services.

• The company strategy to train its own nurses and the learning environment for its professional personnel allows the company to grow successfully through engaged and focused personnel.

• Systems developed at East Tamaki Health Care are now being used by other New Zealand medical organisations, with strong interest from overseas.