2012 ESET NetGuide Web Awards full results

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At last night 2012 ESET NetGuide Web Awards over 27 awards got dished out. We announced the winners late last night, but here are the finalists in order of most votes received.

Best Blog
Sponsored by

stuff.co.nz/life-style/blogs/four-legs-good
Other finalists:
stuff.co.nz/life-style/weddings/blogs/ready-or-knot
kiwiblog.co.nz
whaleoil.co.nz
publicaddress.net

Best Employment Site
Sponsored by

seek.co.nz
Other finalists:
trademe.co.nz
jobs.co.nz
perkjobs.co.nz
careers.govt.nz

Best Entertainment
Sponsored by

youtube.co.nz
Other finalists:
nzdating.com
stuff.co.nz/entertainment
tvnz.co.nz
tv3.co.nz

Best Government
Sponsored by

ird.govt.nz
Other finalists:
careers.govt.nz
companies.govt.nz
workandincome.govt.nz
police.govt.nz

Best Homepage
Sponsored by

google.co.nz
Other finalists:
stuff.co.nz
nzcity.co.nz
msn.co.nz
yahooxtra.co.nz

Best ISP
Sponsored by

TelstraClear
Other finalists:
Telecom
Orcon
Vodafone
Slingshot

Best Lifestyle Site
Sponsored by

nzdating.com
Other finalists:
healthyfood.co.nz
stuff.co.nz
msn.co.nz
grownups.co.nz

Best Mobile App
Sponsored by

Countdown App
Other finalists:
Stuff App
ASB App
Sky App
BNZ App

Best Mobile Network
Sponsored by

2degrees
Other finalists:
Vodafone
Telecom
TelstraClear
Skinny

Best New Launch, Relaunch or Innovation
Sponsored by

kiwifamilies.co.nz
Other finalists:
mightyape.co.nz
nzherald.co.nz
donateyourdesktop.co.nz
sharedspace.co.nz

Best News Site
Sponsored by

stuff.co.nz
Other finalists:
nzherald.co.nz
tvnz.co.nz
3news.co.nz
nz.yahoo.com

Best Online Forum
Sponsored by

nzdating.com
Other finalists:
geekzone.co.nz
eoti.co.nz
gpforums.co.nz
oldfriends.co.nz

Best Online Fundraising Initiative
Sponsored by

donateyourdesktop.co.nz
Other finalists:
starship.org.nz
plunket.org.nz
pledgeme.co.nz
childcancer.org.nz

Best PC Manufacturer
Sponsored by

Dell
Other finalists:
Apple
HP
Toshiba
Acer

Best Real Estate Site
Sponsored by

trademe.co.nz
Other finalists:
realestate.co.nz
harcourts.co.nz
raywhite.co.nz
open2view.co.nz

Best Shopping Site
Sponsored by

mightyape.co.nz
Other finalists:
thewarehouse.co.nz
grabone.co.nz
priceme.co.nz
countdown.co.nz

Best Site for Families
Sponsored by

kidspot.co.nz
Other finalists:
kiwifamilies.co.nz
familyfirst.co.nz
mumsreview.co.nz
whatnow.tv

Best Site for Gamers
Sponsored by

mightyape.co.nz
Other finalists:
nzgamer.com
gpforums.co.nz
on3network.co.nz
playtech.co.nz

Best Site for Small Business
Sponsored by

business.govt.nz
Other finalists:
smallbusinesshub.co.nz
xero.com
stuff.co.nz/business/
bnz.co.nz

Best Site for Travelers
Sponsored by

airnewzealand.co.nz
Other finalists:
houseoftravel.co.nz
expedia.co.nz
travelbug.co.nz
flightcentre.co.nz

Best Social Networking Page
Sponsored by

facebook.co.nz/mightyape
Other finalists:
facebook.co.nz/allblacks
facebook.co.nz/cancelthegc
facebook.co.nz/internalising
facebook.co.nz/seedsaversnz

Best Sports & Recreation Site
Sponsored by

allblacks.com
Other finalists:
sportsground.co.nz
skysport.co.nz
stuff.co.nz/sport/
superrugby.co.nz

Best Viral Video
Sponsored by

Legend by NZ Transport (Ghost Chips)
Other finalists:
Nek Minute
Craig Platt the bully
Stand in Black (All Blacks)
Missing climber song

Best Web Ad
Sponsored by

NZ Transport – Internalising a complex situation
Other finalists:
I hate web ads
Instant Kiwi – Garage sale
2degrees – The mission continues
Sorted – Shrink your dumb debt

Best Web Developer
Sponsored by

Zeald
Other finalists:
96Black
123Online
Twiik
Orcas

Most Trusted Website
Sponsored by

kiwibank.co.nz
Other finalists:
trademe.co.nz
asb.co.nz
westpac.co.nz
nationalbank.co.nz

Overall Winner
Sponsored by

mightyape.co.nz
Other finalists:
countdown.co.nz
nzdating.com
stuff.co.nz
trademe.co.nz

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