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Rocketspark launches first AI SEO tool that generates text content for its website builder

New Zealand website builder Rocketspark has launched what is believed to be the first Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool on the market that creates text content for its website users, helping getRead more

Hamilton home sellers cautioned against ‘fast sale mentality’ as holidays approach

The average number of days to sell a home in Hamilton hit 25 in October.  This is the fastest average sale time in the city in five years.  Additionally, Real Estate Institute of New ZealandRead more

Cannasouth submits first product assessment and registration application to Medicinal Cannabis Agency

Cannasouth has submitted assessment applications for its first three white label products to the Medicinal Cannabis Agency (Agency). To date, no new product applications have been approved by theRead more

Ex-farmer now helping others run viable, profitable businesses

Ex-farmer Daniel Payton is now using his knowledge and practical experience to help farmers make changes to their system, while retaining a viable and profitable business. Daniel (37) is PerrinRead more

Media Interview Prep: map your key messages

Planning for a media interview can be daunting, especially if it’s something you don’t do often.  So, it’s imperative that you plan and practise beforehand. One of the most important thingsRead more

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

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

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

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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