Beneath the Surface – What Makes World-Record Free Diver Tick
Mar23

Beneath the Surface – What Makes World-Record Free Diver Tick

  One hundred metres beneath the ocean surface would be a torturous place for many, but it’s where you’ll find William Trubridge in his element. It’s where he’s chosen to make his living.  “I have a relationship with the depths, they beckon me beyond my means, cold dark vacant pressure, forever night, endless dreams,” the world-record free diver scribed. Only a short time ago, any New Zealander representing their sport at a...

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Jorgen Ellis – The Kitset King
Feb16

Jorgen Ellis – The Kitset King

  There’s something in the water in New Zealand. Something that’s producing a fleet of young entrepreneurs willing and able to take on the world. Jorgen Ellis is such a specimen.  At the age of 18, Jorgen dropped out of university to found a company on a whim with $310 in his pocket. Jorgen’s now 21 and that company is now a million dollar empire. “The key to going from an idea to a company is sales; the day customers begin...

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An Outcome Worth Investing In
Feb16

An Outcome Worth Investing In

Rt Hon Bill English Prime Minister Last year, New Zealand was ranked the fourth-safest country in the world. We want to make it number one. That’s why I recently announced a new $503 million Safer Communities package to reduce crime and prevent reoffending. Over the next four years the package will fund an additional 1125 police staff, including 880 sworn police officers. This means there will be almost 10 percent more officers by...

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Virtual Reality Glasses, Hex Vertical Garden, Hue Go Light, Etc.
Feb02

Virtual Reality Glasses, Hex Vertical Garden, Hue Go Light, Etc.

1. Samsung virtual reality glasses The Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus, is one of the most enjoyable and comfortable mobile VR experiences on the market. The winner of its category at the CES 2017 Innovation Awards, the Gear VR lets you travel across the galaxy, play amazing games, watch Hollywood’s best movies in your own private cinema, socialise with friends new and old, be at the centre of a suspense thriller and so much more....

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Taking Charge – Kieran Read’s Role of a Lifetime
Feb02

Taking Charge – Kieran Read’s Role of a Lifetime

  Ask any New Zealand boy what they want to be when they grow up and chances are they’ll say, ‘An All Black’.  It’s a noble dream shared by many youngsters throughout our nation including, circa 2000, Kieran Read, the man now at the helm of our men in black.  All Blacks captain Kieran Read needs little introduction, but for the sake of it here’s one anyway. Kieran is about as Kiwi as they come. Raised on the rural fringes of...

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