July 31, 2015
Hamilton City Council has agreed to form a ratepayer-owned council-control organisation (CCO) to manage water and wastewater.The decision is an in principle one, meaning a final decision cannot be made until the public has been fully consulted on...
July 29, 2015
Approval for an increase in project costs to complete the upgrade and strengthening of the historic Town Hall, and the building of a new Events Centre, was received at a full Council meeting last night.Council approved up to $2.9 million in...
July 28, 2015
Hamilton central city business owners are reporting fewer instances of anti-social behaviour in the city since the Council’s City Safety Officers were introduced last year.Dressed in highly visible uniforms, the City Safety Officers work closely...

Ten questions in ten minutes

June 9, 2015
When we look back and weigh everything he’s done, will we realise Winston’s the one? While New Zealanders are divided over whether Mr Peters is the one to lead, one thing’s for sure… he certainly values New Zealand First!...
April 30, 2015
One of New Zealand’s most important industries, honey does help make our country go ‘round!

blogs

July 30, 2015

Basically for businesses in New Zealand  there are a number of pain points, and although they relate to all businesses irrespective of size, NZ has a high percentage of SMEs which feel these issues to a greater extent due to lack of cash and...

The IT report

June 12, 2013
As a manager, when walking through your office, you probably can’t help but glance at passing computer screens. And when doing this, you probably catch a glimpse of a variety of consumer applications open and running, such as Skype, Google...
January 22, 2013
Kiwi tertiary institutions will need a radical shift in thinking when it comes to training the next generation of software engineers and developers if they are to keep up with the rapidly changing trends of the global market, says an Auckland IT...

competitions

July 20, 2015
In the instance of Lydia Bradey’s mountaineering tale, Going Up Is Easy, judging a book by its cover, or rather its title, would be pointless. That’s because the exploits contained within are anything but ‘easy’.
June 20, 2015
It’s often thought that no investment really is as safe as houses; however to one Auckland couple, property has proved key to their financial security.