2015

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How to reinvent a business

It’s said that necessity is the mother of invention. In business, the necessity to stay trading profitably, plus the relentless waves of...

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Diversity rules in the regions

Despite the dip in dairy, business south of the Bombays is thriving, thanks to a focus on diversity, investment, collaboration on an unprecedented scale and some clever initiatives. NZBusiness embarked on a North Island road trip to gather evidence.

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Inspired collaboration

Matt Saunders and Seadon Baker are best mates and united in their vision for growing ilabb into a leading global action sports brand. It’s a little ‘rad’, but they’ve got the team and determination to do it.

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Keeping up with the EVangelists

Steve West is the brains, and wife Dee the chief cheerleader, behind Charge.Net’s ambitious plans for a nationwide electric vehicle fast-charging station network. 

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The Queen of Catering

Sue Fleischl’s life has revolved around making people happy by serving them great food. Over 20 years her Great Catering Co business has gone from strength to strength – but it’s not been without its challenges.

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Mr intranet’s global ambitions

With his MyHub cloud-based software platform Steve Hockey has taken the IT out of intranets in his bid for global domination of mid-market companies’ internal comms and collaboration tools.

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Breaking through the barriers

Around 40 percent of New Zealand businesses are owned and operated by women. We profile three business owners, Fiona Clark, Virginia Stallard and Jo Kitchen, who have a common desire for best practice; and a will to succeed.

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Ticketing for grownups

Phil Jobbins and Reece Preston are out to take more business away from New Zealand’s two big, foreign-owned ticketing players.

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Relationship realities

How do you build a solid business while maintaining a strong marriage? Editor Glenn Baker consults the spouses of three leading Kiwi entrepreneurs to see how they’ve succeeded and to share their tips

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Engineering an entrepreneurial ecosystem
Dan Khan has a dream: a dream to fill New Zealand with Kiwi entrepreneurs. But to do that, he’s got to get them offshore fast.

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Conqueringcider space
FEATURES
Payroll: it’s (no longer) complicated
The touch of an angel
Empowering your people
Succession and the family-owned business