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agri360 - Smartphone makes farming bloody simple

agri360 – Smartphone makes farming bloody simple

Old Macdonald has a farm… and on that farm, he has a smartphone. And, he’s not alone. This year’s Nielsen Rural Survey shows that 53 percent of all farmers own a smartphone, compared to only … continue reading>>


Malley & Co - Employment law changes

Malley & Co – Employment law changes

Read the published version in Canterbury Today In April the Government introduced a bill aimed at amending the Employment Relations Act 2000. What are some of those changes, and how do they affect employers and … continue reading>>


Aqualutions - Kiwi invention world first to manage water discharge

Aqualutions – Kiwi invention world first to manage water discharge

Read the published version in Canterbury Today here What’s the harm in a bit of dirt in the water that contractors discharge from worksites? Besides the ecological harm – it’s a regulatory minefield for property … continue reading>>


Colin Clapp - When it comes to setting business goals, bigger is betteri

Colin Clapp – When it comes to setting business goals, bigger is betteri

Read the published version in Canterbury Today We all know the importance of setting goals, but what really makes the difference is setting the right goals. And in business when it comes to goal setting, … continue reading>>


Malley & Co - Lessons for Wellington

Malley & Co – Lessons for Wellington

Last month Wellington businesses had a wakeup call – how will they cope if they big one hits? John Shingleton looks at two important issues arising from the Christchurch quakes, which Wellington businesses can learn … continue reading>>


Leigh Paulden - Excelling at exporting

Leigh Paulden – Excelling at exporting

Not all exporters are made equal. While 40% of our country’s wealth depends on exporting, very few exporters are responsible for a very large chunk of that. Statistics show that in 2011, 59% of exporters … continue reading>>


Leigh Paulden - Growing sustainably

Leigh Paulden – Growing sustainably

Read the published version in Canterbury Today Every year between 2001 and 2011, around 44,000 new Kiwi businesses were born. A few have grown into large, internationally recognised operations, some have grown to middling companies … continue reading>>


In2Hula - Can Canterbury swing it?

In2Hula – Can Canterbury swing it?

For many, the hula hoop brings back childhood memories, but one Canterbury women is bringing the hoop back with a whole new twist, and challenging a New Zealand hula hooping record at the same time. … continue reading>>


GoRoster - Building from Xero

GoRoster – Building from Xero

Xero is the cloud-based software darling of the New Zealand stock exchange. Starting in 2006, it has grown phenomenally to reach a market capitalisation of more than $2b in just seven years. But while Xero … continue reading>>


Cate Grace - Top 10 Global Personal Trainer

Cate Grace – Top 10 Global Personal Trainer

Cate throws away her crutches and becomes one of the top personal trainers in the world Four years ago, Cate Grace was lying on the couch, overweight, unhealthy, needing crutches to walk and resigned to … continue reading>>