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HMC's full range of public relations and marketing communications services helps clients tell their stories, build relationships, expand their digital footprint and navigate issues and crises.  

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Establishing credibility: Why and how to do it

A common reputational goal we set for clients is to establish them and their business as thought leaders in their field, so that the public (and the media) identify them as knowledgeable and theRead more

Five factors frustrate Hamilton home buyers and renters

Hamilton’s median house price broke another record last month.  The Real Estate Institute of NZ released its figures for September today, showing the city’s median for last month was $676,000,Read more

New Zealanders with disabilities face five year wait for life-changing assistance dog

Those with severe disabilities around the country are waiting five or more years for access to an assistance dog that would give them independence and provide crucial daily aid. Assistance Dogs NZRead more

Hamilton Lake housing development to help ease city housing pressures

With demand for housing in Hamilton city at record levels, newly consented residential development Jack’s Landing is a welcome option on the doorstep of Hamilton Lake.  Bordering Innes Common,Read more

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tours NZ’s newest milk powder spray dryer in Waikato

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visited the Waikato Innovation Park today where she toured the newly-completed $50 million industrial spray dryer situated on the campus. CEO of Food Waikato and theRead more

Vendors risk low return on home investment in white hot real estate market

While Hamilton’s housing market is booming, Lodge Real Estate Managing Director Jeremy O’Rourke says some vendors are still not getting the best price possible for their property investment. “Read more

Business growth drives appointment of inaugural Chief Executive

Business growth has driven the appointment of an inaugural chief executive at engineering, surveying and planning firm, Cheal. Rebecca (Beck) Hawke has been appointed to take on the leadership roleRead more

New managing director brings fresh leadership approach to CRV

CRV Ambreed’s new managing director James Smallwood has an open-door approach to leadership, with plans to get out in the field with staff and invite farmers to connect with him one-on-one.  InRead more

Farmers driving genetic gains using sexed semen

Orders for frozen sexed semen at CRV Ambreed have more than doubled over the last two years as dairy farmers look to get more from their top cows through genetic gain. CRV product developmentRead more

Waikato business survey reports mixed signals

A survey of 589 Waikato business owners and managers has found that while overall economic sentiment is pessimistic, the region’s businesses are more optimistic about Waikato and sector performanceRead more

Influencers: the rules are out!

This week the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) released their new requirements for influencers, marking a line in the sand for the industry to follow from 14 September 2020. They state that allRead more

Leading with and communicating purpose - PODCAST

Unfortunately for many organisations, their purpose, mission, vision and values can be beautifully written statements that look great on a poster but have a hard time jumping off the page and coming Read more

Have a listen to our latest CRUNCH podcast

"Leading with and communicating leadership", Pat Peoples  : In this episode of CRUNCH, Heather Claycomb managing director of HMC and Tania Witheford, CEO of CELF, interview Schick Civil Construction owner Pat Peoples. 

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