NZBusiness February 2006
P10 Yes Minister!
Just weeks into her new role as Minister for Small Business, Lianne Dalziel talks to editor Glenn Baker about her focus for the next three years.
P12 Honesty the best policy
Late last year, as Charlie’s campaigned against the \misleading\ labelling of juices and cold beverages, NZBusiness caught up with MD Stefan Lepionka.
P22 Cover story: Extraordinary businesses
Sick of the ‘same-old same-old’ when it comes to business? Thinking of starting a business but want to stay outside the square? Editor Glenn Baker went in search of the unusual to inspire you.
P29 Where there is vision, business will come
Mark Peart travels to Palmerston North to find out just how business-friendly the Manawatu region really is.
P33 Direction finders
Mentors, coaches, counselors, advisors – there’s no shortage of people business owners can turn to for advice and direction. Yvonne Carter clears some of the confusion.
P39 Great places to meet
Patricia Moore goes in search of memorable venues for off-site meetings or conferences.
P44 Painless payrolls
Should you outsource your payroll functions, have your payroll system hosted online, or do it all in-house? Vikki Bland sheds some light on payroll processing.
Choosing a coach or mentor
Focus on Manawatu
Meet the Minister: Lianne Dalziel
Charlies Stefan Lepionka