Month: September 2019


Dark clouds on the horizon

With a number of new government policies and initiatives taking bite, businesses are facing a new, more challenging environment. The latest ASB business confidence survey showed business confidence was at its lowest level since March 2009, with New Zealand business confidence falling to more than a 10-year low in the quarter to June 2019. Across […]

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Magnetic Appeal

Resilience, innovation and sheer Kiwi determination – that pretty much sums up FlexiDRILL’s evolution from business start-up drilling contractor to international market leader in magnetic and mechanical induced vibration drilling equipment for the mineral extraction industry. Bruce Munro is a man of business. He sits on a number of boards of directors and manages a […]

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Passion for the bean

It’s easy to see how someone could get hooked on the business of coffee… once you understand the journey from green bean to cup, it leaves you hankering to learn more. At least, that’s how it happened for Chris White, founder of the gold-standard coffee wholesaler Altura Coffee Company Limited. His father wouldn’t let him […]

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