Hospo Lifeline

Hospo Lifeline Winner

The winner of the $26,000 Hospo Lifeline competition is Jed Joyce and his team at Rollickin Gelato, in Christchurch. A big congrats and thanks to everyone that entered.

Giveaway time! Be in to win over $26,000 worth of business support prizes

The last few months have been a rollercoaster ride for the hospitality industry, and we can’t help but think “What can we do to help?”.

Hospo Lifeline is a ‘positive takeaway from Covid’ focused on finding a Kiwi eatery who needs a helping hand to respond to the disruptions caused by Covid-19.

Be in to win over $26,000 worth of prizes including business support for online marketing, branding, strategy, financial and subscriptions. We’re proud to be partnering with some of the country's top industry leaders to launch this initiative and encourage any Kiwi eatery with an operational takeaway menu to enter!

Top 20 Shortlisted

...aand entries are closed. All the best to these Kiwi businesses who are one step closer to the Hospo Lifeline prize.


Thanks to these amazing sponsors, one lucky eatery will win over $26,000 worth of business support prizes:

Hype & Dexter

Digital marketing agency

Marketing and digital transformation advisory

Prize value 


Financial and strategic advisory

Deloitte GrowthPlus Workshop

Prize value 

Not Another™

Brand agency

Brand strategy kit

Prize value 


Accounting software

A Xero subscription valued at up to $2000 and three hours of consulting services (via video conference) valued at up to $750

Prize value 

Restaurant Association of New Zealand

Restaurant membership

12-month Premier Membership, plus access to Full Webinar Library and Compliance Tool ComplyHub

Prize value 


Hospitality reporting software

Annual subscription with five hours of training

Prize value 


Food safety app

Annual subscription and a brand-new tablet

Prize value 

The Hospitality Company

Hospitality Advisory

Hospitality Business Membership (12 months' access)

Prize value 

Supporting partners

A big thanks to our supporting partners:

Key timings

Entries open
Jul 27
Entries close
Sep 21
Shortlist announced
Sep 24
Sep 24-28
Winner announced
Sep 30

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