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Sticky buyers and cautious investors could give Hamilton home buyers a brief respite from record-breaking prices

Lodge Real Estate Managing Director Jeremy O’Rourke says ‘sticky’ home buyers and cautious investors could combine to give Hamilton buyers a break from record-breaking house prices in the city.Read more

Latest bull team offers more than just high index

CRV New Zealand’s latest bull team offers more than just high index, responding to farmer demand for genetic solutions to tackle challenges around the environment, herd efficiency and animalRead more

Leading non-bank lender urges Government to rethink Kainga Ora $2B support plan to get new affordable houses built quickly

Scott Massey, Director of non-bank lender Omega Capital, says the Government’s new housing package announced last week does not address one of the biggest barriers to housing supply: developers’Read more

Leaders: hands-off social management is missing a trick

If you’re a business owner or leader, I have a few questions for you:  When’s the last time you visited your company’s social media sites?  Are you inputting into the content beingRead more

Business and industry awards – why you should take the time to enter

Have you thought about putting in an application for an industry award or competition? Keen to add something to your company’s ‘trophy cabinet’? Most major industries will have a governing,Read more

Thanks for the reminder

By Heather Claycomb If you follow this column you’ll know I’m all about sharing practical PR tips and advice you can use in your organisation. This month, I’m sharing four unrelated lessons myRead more

Could cow’s milk help in the fight against COVID-19?

Research commissioned by New Zealand company Quantec has found that its patented New Zealand milk-derived ingredient IDP® (Immune Defense Proteins) is effective at protecting cells against COVID-19.Read more

Hamilton residential housing market gears up for a record-breaking March

Historically, March is always the busiest month of the year for Hamilton with more homes being listed and sold than any other month of the year.  But this March is set to be a game changer. With 24Read more

Feilding software engineers help mastermind game-changing irrigation system

A team of Feilding-based software engineers has helped mastermind a game-changing irrigation prototype that diagnoses its own operating faults, can launch a drone to manage crops at leaf level, and cRead more

Lessons on the intersection between PR, advocacy and fundraising

We recently completed a major piece of work with Habitat for Humanity NZ, a national organisation with seven regional affiliate offices.  It required a communications strategy that wouldRead more

Let's Get Personal

If you want to make one high-impact change this year in the way you present your organisation, I want to challenge you to ‘get personal.’ While I haven’t done comprehensive formal research,Read more

Mystery Creek Predator Free Community Hub helps further Waikato’s conservation goals

Mystery Creek has been designated a predator-free hub and is now joining forces with local protection groups to extend its reach and help further the Waikato’s conservation goals. Conservation andRead more

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