Hard Truths
Jan10

Hard Truths

By Laura Hall There is a general feeling among Cantabrians that our city centre is taking too long to rebuild, and an ever present concern that life in the heart of our town may never return to normal, or at least not for a very, very long time. But there’s also the distinct possibility these views are completely unrealistic; that the scale and the scope of the rebuild is a lot larger than most of us realise. Chief executive of the...

Read More
The Real Deal
Jan10

The Real Deal

By Laura Hall Are you sick and tired of being stuck in the rat race, living pay check to pay check? Many Kiwis make it their goal to buy their own home and then focus on paying off the mortgage for 25 to 30 years. Finally they downsize the family home with a modest amount of savings for retirement. Instead of working hard to make money, wouldn’t you rather make your money and assets work for you? By playing your cards right and...

Read More
Wil McLellan’s Epic Ambitions
Jan10

Wil McLellan’s Epic Ambitions

By Laura Hall Cantabrians need no reminding that nothing can change the fortunes of a people or the place they live in like Mother Nature. And such is the case with Wil McLellan Wil was a SME business owner abruptly turned project manager on one of the first large scale commercial builds in the city centre after the February 2011 earthquake, co-founding the Enterprise Precinct and Innovation Campus (EPIC). Now he has been awarded the...

Read More
The Best Mayor In The Business
Jan10

The Best Mayor In The Business

On August 24, 1864 the first British settlers travelled up the Waikato River and landed in Hamilton, which was known as Kirikiriroa by the local Maori at the time. The settlers established the first militia settlement and the city of Hamilton, as it is known today, was born. Fast forward to today and the city is proudly celebrating it’s milestone 150th birthday, recognising it’s unique past and looking forward to a prosperous future....

Read More
Wearing It Well
Jan10

Wearing It Well

By Laura Hall Rob Fyfe has a renowned reputation as a world class CEO and is one of the best known names in New Zealand business; but he’s anything other than your stereotypical boss. He regularly wears jeans and a t-shirt to work, he hasn’t had an office in more than nine years and outright rejects workplace hierarchy systems. This defiance to conform to traditional norms that come with management roles goes some way towards making...

Read More
Cup and Show Week
Jan10

Cup and Show Week

By Laura Hall The biggest week in Canterbury’s entertainment calendar is here once again; Cup and Show Week is in full swing. Farmers from across the region have herded up their finest stock and made the journey into the big smoke for the A&P Show, ladies and gents are donning their Sunday best for a flutter at the races, and the tills of retail and hospitality businesses across the city are ringing with the sound of extra revenue...

Read More
Page 20 of 22« First...10...1819202122