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How the PR industry is changing and adapting in 2020

Watch the video below where our Director Heather discusses changes afoot in the PR and communications industry, and how we are adapting and moving forward with our clients.Read more

Sport Waikato signals transformational change to get 75% of Waikato active

Sport Waikato announced today it will make a transformational change within the organisation with the goal of increasing its impact in the Waikato community.  Research shows that only 54% ofRead more

Create a culture of content for your business

Every business has a story to tell, knowledge to share and news about what is happening within the company or organisation. From a florist, to a lawyer, to a hotel, each has their own niche toRead more

Cannasouth joins forces with leading US cultivation company

Through its joint venture subsidiary, Cannasouth Cultivation Limited (CCL), Cannasouth Limited has entered into a service agreement with EAH Enterprises LLC, trading as Vera Cultivation in Colorado,Read more

Experienced healthcare marketer joins Cannasouth to lead first products to market

NZX listed medicinal cannabis company, Cannasouth Limited has appointed experienced healthcare sales and marketing executive John Sanders as Chief Commercial Officer. Sanders will be responsible forRead more

Hill Laboratories expands viticulture testing capability with Vine Testing Laboratory assets

Hill Laboratories have expanded their viticulture testing capability with the acquisition of the assets of Vine Testing Laboratory (VTL), a specialised ELISA laboratory able to diagnose GrapevineRead more

What does the latest influencer marketing ruling mean for PR?

Over the past few years, influencer marketing has grown to become a key part of many brands’ social media and wider communications strategies, with terms like ‘micro’, ‘macro’ and evenRead more

Four New Zealand farmers lead the way in sustainable irrigation

Four New Zealand farmers have been selected as finalists of the inaugural Zimmatic™ Sustainable Irrigation Awards. The Awards aim to celebrate excellence in sustainable irrigation and encourageRead more

Hamilton real estate industry sees major shift in home buyer behaviour post lockdown

Lodge Real Estate’s managing director Jeremy O’Rourke, says buying and selling a home in New Zealand will never be the same again following the Covid-19 lockdown.  “We’ve had our first fullRead more

Tight credit market creates funding challenges for property developers and investors

With New Zealand property developers and investors struggling with a tight credit market and overly-cautious banks, non-bank lending institutions are being called upon more than ever before to getRead more

Planning a journey in thick fog

Heather Claycomb In the early 90s I lived in Davis, California and worked 25km away in Sacramento.  The winters are similar to Hamilton: rainy, cool but not freezing and infamously foggy.  ItRead more

Experienced property financier joins Omega Capital

Highly experienced property finance banker Noni Martin has joined Hamilton firm Omega Capital, in the role of Loans Manager. Martin is a seasoned property investment and development financier, mostRead more

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