NZBusiness November 2015

NZBusiness November 2015

COVER STORY
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.

INSPIRATION
Indie craft markets alive and well

Five years on from the earthquakes, the buzz is quietly but steadily returning to Christchurch’s Indie market scene.
Mad about sport
Vintage Sport and Leisure organise the Golden Oldies festivals. Owners Peter and Dianne McDermott could be retired, but they’re having way too much fun.
A business set to bloom
Nelson-based Dove River Peonies, managed by Dot Kettle and Georgia Richards, is a unique business marketing unique products.

FEATURES
Solving the cashflow conundrum
Sometimes it is just a matter of doing something different.
Raising the bar in Oz
Meet Luke McCallum, the Kiwi connection behind the phenomenal rise of Laser Electrical and Laser Plumbing in Australia.
Start-up of the month
One Great Gift is a clever business that provides plenty of lessons for wannabe entrepreneurs.
If IT’s broken, who’re you going to call?
How to find technical support that fits your needs and lets you get on with running your business.
Biz Interview: Andrewe Brown
Andrewe Brown knew there was a smarter way to run a trade business. So he helped establish NZTG in 2006.
Follow the signs to exit
The when, why and how of leaving your business.