BUSINESS

Kaitime: Fueling the next generation

It has been a rise of epic proportions for Maraenui-based Kaitime. The pakihi (business) is owned and founded by Tina Sheree Rangi and partner Jonny Tawhara wit...

A kaupapa to help others’ succeed

Pūngao, kohara and ānga (energy, passion and drive) easily describe the collective essence of Theresa O’Brien and Sally Crown as they push forward an impo...

A template for success

Joanna Monteith has been helping businesses set up business software solutions for many years but it’s some of the easier requests that has the potential...

Sally Duncan Te Mata Estate & Hawke’s Bay Wine Growers Association

How has COVID changed how you foster/enhance your key relationships in China? Obviously the main change is the lack of market visits but we are engaging in man...

Catherine Wedd Bostock New Zealand on access to China markets

How has COVID-19 changed how you foster/enhance your key relationships in China? Covid-19 created extra demand for New Zealand organic apples. Chinese consumer...

Sam Harvey Fern Ridge Export manager views on China market access

How has COVID 19 changed how you foster/enhance your key relationships in China? We noticed a flattening off or decrease in demand from China during the initia...

Trade with China post COVID19

China’s leading economic indicators point toward economic growth as consumer confidence rebounds into recovery mode. According to official data, China&rsq...

Valuing up

The last time I wrote an article for The Profit was about a month after we had got back into the office after ‘Alert Level 3’. As I wrote at the tim...

Are you paying the right amount of tax?

As we start to get a better understanding of the new ‘Business as usual’ operating landscape and the initial urgency around business disruption diss...

IT Security – Threat Management

The problem we are all facing Security has become a more in-depth executive discussion because of the many ways through which businesses can and are being atta...

Here we go again

Let’s not talk up a recession New Zealand, it seems, is leading the world in its handling of the Covid-19 crisis. Although none of us have a crystal ball...

Putting your best foot forward in a booming property market

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a great deal of economic uncertainty both globally and in New Zealand. During the lockdown in April and May 2020 we were all q...

Is your business ready for changes to alert levels?

The last Alert Level 3 Lockdown in Auckland has once again shown that businesses need to be prepared, at short notice, to make to significant changes to the way...

Investor competition set to drive values higher

Despite some uncertainty and short-term disruption to market conditions from COVID-19, low interest rates are fueling investment activity, especially for prime...

Getting Lift off – youth development programme profile

To counteract concerns the job market would get harder for its rangatahi (young people) following the Covid-19 outbreak, they fast-tracked plans to create jobs...

Policy changes come into force

August and September saw several new pieces of legislation come into force. Two of these include: 1. The National Policy Statement on Urban Development 2020 2...

Hawke’s Bay on track to be premier sport facility capital

Hawke’s Bay has the potential to supersede the likes of Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch as the premier sport facility region of...

Hawke's Bay small businesses claim millions in interest-free loans

More than 2000 small businesses in Hawke's Bay have already claimed $42 million in interest-free loans under a government cashflow scheme, with more now eligibl...

Hawke’s Bay Wine releases inaugural single vintage Chardonnay collection

Hawke's Bay Wine has released its inaugural single vintage Chardonnay collection. The collection includes a carefully selected set of twelve 2019 Chardonnays f...

New facility positions Kennedy Park for the future

New bathroom, kitchen, and laundry facilities are now open at Napier’s Council-owned Kennedy Park Resort. The construction project, which kicked off duri...