Give us two new top hotels

Tourism and business leaders’ urgent plea for Hamilton.Hamilton doesn’t just need one 4 or 4.5-star hotel desperately – it needs two. That’s the plea from tourism and business leaders who say the city which is desperate to keep Claudelands Event Centre busy, is missing out on large scale conferences because it just doesn’t have enough [...]

A modern approach to wellbeing

Brigitte Knill There’s no denying that technology has changed the world we live in; from tracking health and fitness stats with smartwatches, to following online blogs and searching the internet for workouts. The internet has made the world accessible. While this brings many amazing and fresh opportunities, it also brings the challenge of [...]

New boss for iconic Waikato building company

Retiring director David Livingstone with a framed momento signed by all Livingstone NZ employees. One of Waikato’s most well established building companies is set to head in another direction under a new chief executive. With the pre-Christmas retirement of director David Livingstone who began with the company in 1977, former Mitre 10 MEGA [...]

Encouraging Māori entrepreneurship

Buddy Mikaere (left) and Ian Taylor: Time to draw upon Māori technology and enterprise. Photos/supplied The recent Te Hekenga conference held in Tauranga was the third of the bi-annual events that bring together representatives of Māori Business Networks from around the country. Their objective is to share ideas, issues, successes and war stories [...]