All posts in "New Zealand Business"

    How did rural broadband in Waikato and Bay of Plenty do in 2019?

    By Ella G / 31 January 2020

    2019 was a great year for rural broadband providers, especially WISPs or Wireless Internet Service Providers. The market in Waikato and Bay of Plenty, New Zealand is held by Vodafone-Farmside, Wireless Nation, Lightwire and Chorus.   Vodafone has a presence throughout New Zealand, with packages starting from $105/month for 120GB. The nationwide provider claims to […]


      Maxey Plumbing & Gas Appointed as Rheem’s Authorised Service Centre in Wellington

      By Ella G / 23 October 2019

      Wellington, New Zealand, 03/10/2019 – Rheem New Zealand has appointed Maxey Plumbing & Gas as a new authorised Rheem Service Centre in Wellington. Maxey Plumbing & Gas is a locally owned and operated plumbing and gasfitting company operating in Ngaio, Wellington, and servicing the greater Wellington region. They are registered and certified plumbers and gasfitters […]


        What a “House of the Year” Award Home Looks like Inside

        By Jason Duop / 4 October 2016

        You’ve seen the stunning hedges and impressive brickwork of houses of the year. But have you ever wanted to step into a judges shoes and walk inside a house of the year? Here’s what a gold category house in upmarket St Kilda looks like. This beauty was built by Urban Homes and won the Local […]


          Cosgrave Brings Home Success from Harcourts International Awards

          By Jason Duop / 19 June 2016

          Bringing home yet another victory for New Zealand, Shaun Cosgrave has been placed as the eighth top sales consultant in the world in the 2016 Harcourts International Conference. This position not only places Shaun as the top sales consultant in Harcourts in the Waikato, but it also places him as the top salesperson in New […]


            Builder Sells Multimillion Dollar Land to Recover from Debt

            By Jason Duop / 2 January 2016

            The housing crisis isn’t just hitting home buyers. A Hamilton building company has been ordered to sell $3.4 million of land by the High Court. All of this revenue will go straight to repaying debt. New Settler Homes, directed by Lijun Zhang, borrowed a significant amount of money from Aucklander Xiaozhen Liu. And when the […]


              Here Today, Tech Tomorrow

              By Jason Duop / 23 May 2015

              Perhaps we have all been a bit slow to recognise the impact of the digital revolution on the labour market. Well-intentioned but misguided parents are pushing for their children to pursue careers in medicine, law and finance. All the while these sort of careers are slowly heading down the drain. It is suggested by […]


                Sales Consultant Sweeps Up Awards

                By Jason Duop / 18 February 2015

                Shaun Cosgrave’s ToView Team Take Out Region’s Top Awards It was victory all round for Shaun Cosgrave’s ToView team at the Harcourts Central Region awards in Tauranga last week, for the October – December quarter. ToView team member and rural sales specialist, Aaron Davey, won the Top Sales Consultant award, across all real estate sectors. […]


                  NZ Dollar Hits Three Year Low

                  By Jason Duop / 26 January 2015

                  Today the New Zealand dollar has likely turned a few knuckles white. The NZD reached it’s lowest point in over three years as investors sold euro and bough US dollars, which weakened other currencies against the greenback. Our dollar reached 74.25 US cents this morning meaning it reached it’s lowest point since November 2011 when […]


                    Frustrated Port Workers Want Dispute Resolved

                    By Jason Duop / 13 January 2015

                    Lyttleton Port and a Worker’s Union are embroiled in a heated dispute with the port workers caught in the middle. Safety concerns have caused the container terminal to be shut for overnight shifts for three consecutive weekends. It has been closed between midnight at 6am. The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) told  yesterday workers […]

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