Int. Workspaces – Lifting the game in office fitouts

Int.workspaces specialises in the specification, design, supply and installation of office spaces and furniture throughout New Zealand. Owned by Isaac and Tarryn Scott int.workspaces client base includes local councils, schools, government and corporations. Int. also have a specialised Library Division which is a preferred supplier for most local councils throughout New Zealand. The process involves […]

Conducting the moving parts of property development

Like a musical conductor, experienced property development managers Logan Taylor and Marcus Hill make many moving parts be in harmony to ensure development opportunities are maximised. Logan and Marcus have teamed up to launch Orchestra Property specialising in development management, project management and commercial property management. “We are managing on behalf of developers a significant […]

Business and Professional Women CHB: Scholarship presented

At BPW (Business and Professional Women) CHB’s first meeting of the year Natasha Oliver, from Waipukurau, was presented with a second-chance scholarship to assist her with her training in the building industry. Natasha is a single mum with two daughters, is in the third year of her training and has been in the building industry […]

Home-grown sustainability: Stewart Group

Our financial advisor neighbours across Karamu Road North in Hastings are the founders of the Te Rehe Solar Network, the first private peer-to-peer energy network of its kind in New Zealand. The network was created as a result of Stewart Group working to reduce their reliance on the national power grid by installing a 44kw […]

Home-grown sustainability: Nourished for Nil and The Food Basket

We’re lucky to have two well-established food rescue organisations running in the region – Nourished for Nil in Hastings and Napier, and The Food Basket in Waipukurau. Both were founded in 2017 and receive food donations from local supermarkets, restaurants, cafés, and producers which they distribute for free to the community. Combined, they have rescued […]

Viv’s Taxi Service new outings to Hastings for CHB

Getting a ride to Hastings and back is now much easier for Central Hawke’s Bay residents. Viv’s Taxi Service has expanded, and with a fleet of four vans owner Diana Prosser decided to use the new nine-seat van to run outings to Hastings. In an act to “make it work for itself” she decided there […]

Benefits of buying an established business

Buying an existing business is like running a marathon which has already been half-run for you by another athlete! Starting a business can be a difficult and risky endeavour. However buying an established business can provide the new owner with a much more secure and viable option. The key reasons for buying an existing enterprise […]

Nexia Network expands to Hawke’s Bay

One of Hawke’s Bay’s oldest accounting and advisory firms has become a member of the Nexia Network, an Australasian industry leader, and part of the eighth largest accounting network in the world. From 1 October Hamish Pringle, Ben Gilmour, Mark Knofflock and their team, formerly known as Moore Markhams, become part of the Nexia Network. […]

Admin Army Clinches Second Bookkeeping Business of the Year Award

Admin Army, an industry leader in bookkeeping, was once again lauded as the Bookkeeping Business of the Year at the annual Institute of Certified New Zealand Bookkeepers Conference. This marks the second win for Admin Army, following their first in 2019, and comes on the heels of a year that saw year-on-year revenue growth of […]

Rockit Apples Celebrates Recent Award Wins

It’s been a year of strong success amid enormous challenges for the team at innovative snack sized apple company, Rockit Global Limited, who took out the Marketing Team of the Year at the TVNZ NZ Marketing Awards and the Marketing Campaign of the Year Award at the Asia Fruit Awards in Hong Kong this week. […]

Central Hawke’s Bay: Ready for a fling with spring

Get ready to welcome the spirit of spring as the much-anticipated Spring Fling Festival kicks off in Central Hawke’s Bay this Saturday, 2 September with a Spring Market boasting over 60 stalls showcasing the best of Central Hawke’s Bay’s local produce, live music, buskers, and food trucks. The much-anticipated Central Hawke’s Bay Spring Market will […]