H3 scoops two top industry awards
Hamilton’s H3 group took out two top accolades at the Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) Awards in Christchurch earlier this week.
Tompkins Wake a winner at the 2019 NZ Law Awards
Tompkins Wake has been named the mid-size Law Firm of the Year at the 2019 NZ Law Awards and chief executive Jon Calder named the Managing Partner of the Year.
Te Awa Lakes – The Bottom Line
The Te Awa Lakes development near Horotiu is on the brink of becoming a reality.
Fieldays significant economic contribution
Fieldays® continues to contribute significantly to the regional and national economy according to the recent Economic Impact Report conducted by Dr Warren Hughes of the New Zealand Institute for Business Research at the University of Waikato.
The sweet smell of success
Amber Lenihan, 39, originally trained as a winemaker, but a love of perfume saw her switch career. “Some may not see the connection between making wine and perfume, but it is a lot about sensory evaluation,” she says.
‘Op shops’ leading the way through the CELF leadership programme
Hospice Waikato runs 8 charity shops. With the business turning over $3.4m last year, strong leadership is crucial to ensure the operation runs smoothly.
Is Siri always listening?
One of several questions asked by attendees at the inaugural Tech in the CBD event series where Brendan Roberts, CEO at Aider - the digital assistant for small business, provided insights on the growing voice assistant trend. Hamilton Central Business Association talked about the value of leveraging pedestrian data to make more informed decisions around promotions, staffing and opening hours
Business mentoring gives fashion label a cutting edge
Erica Gadsby is transforming people’s lives through fashion, and has done so through the help of Business Mentors New Zealand and a seasoned business expert.
This student has IT in her jeans
Eunji Min is in the third year of her fashion design degree at Wintec School of Media Arts and she was looking at ways to upcycle denim jeans into bags, connect the ‘owners’ and encourage sustainable living. The result is the Contrisumer project.
Keeping it local with emerging IT talent
Homegrown talent is helping a Hamilton IT firm grow globally. Hiring Waikato University interns at Aware Group is just one example of how the region’s thriving IT sector is helping nurture and retain local talent.
Top global tea awards for Zealong
Waikato’s Zealong Tea Estate has won three top global tea awards. Zealong Green, Zealong Aromatic Oolong, and Zealong Black were all awarded medals in their categories in the AVPA Teas of the World competition in France.
The CBDs Finest Businesses Celebrated
In a night dedicated to celebration – the Hamilton Central Business Association (HCBA) ensured the CBD Celebration Awards delivered yet again. Award entrants showcased some of the CBDs finest businesses and set the scene for an evening of celebration, recognition and glamour.
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