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Why you should upgrade to the new version of Google Analytics ASAP

After 10 years in service, Google’s Universal Analytics (UA) is being replaced by Google Analytics 4 (GA 4), starting July 1 2023. Don’t be fooled by thinking that this is your standard simpleRead more

Tompkins Wake gifts $250,000 to the Waikato Regional Theatre as the firm celebrates 100 years

Tompkins Wake is gifting $250,000 to support the development of the Waikato Regional Theatre to help boost the region’s economy and create a space where culture and communities can thrive. TheRead more

Selling a home requires a new approach in the current ‘cool’ market

The city of Hamilton currently has around five months of housing stock listed for sale on the market.  This compares to around five weeks of stock just one year ago. Lodge Real Estate ManagingRead more

Increasing numbers of property developers turn to Alpha First to access non-bank finance

Mortgage investment firm, Alpha First, says demand from borrowers for funds has grown 20% in the past six months on the back of a growing need for property developers to access non-bank financing. WRead more

Genetics can help dairy farmers take steps this season to reduce their emissions

Genetics can help dairy farmers take steps this season to reduce their emissions while they wait for further new tools and technologies to be developed, says CRV managing director James Smallwood.Read more

Matt Chisholm partners with Rural Support Trust on a nationwide mental resilience tour

TV presenter turned sheep and beef farmer, Matt Chisholm, has signed on as the inaugural Ambassador for Rural Support Trust.  He kicks off his ambassadorship role with a nationwide tour talking toRead more

Barfoot & Thompson takes equity stake in Hamilton-based Lodge Real Estate

Lodge Real Estate announced today that Barfoot & Thompson has taken a 50% shareholding in the company, effective from 30 June 2022.  The Auckland-based real estate agency bought the fullRead more

Ag career gives new territory manager sense of purpose

Kaitlin Bates’ love of the land goes back to childhood. Graincorp Feeds’new Territory Manager for Northwest Waikato grew up on a farm in Tokoroa and surprised no one when she majored inRead more

Transitioning feeding crucial as recent rain heightens milk fever risk for dairy farmers

With many dairy farmers now experiencing a pasture flush following recent rain, a well-planned Transition feeding regime is even more crucial to minimise the increased risk of milk fever. As dairyRead more

Lowest cost feed not necessarily the best option for drought-stricken dairy farmers

As Waikato and South Auckland dairy farmers battle drought conditions, GrainCorp Feeds is urging them to plan well and weigh up the expected return from supplementary feed rather than just choosing tRead more

Lodge Real Estate issues first-home buyer FOMO caution

As property sales plummet by 32.5 percent and first home buyers move from a fear of missing out (FOMO) to a fear of paying too much, real estate agents are warning that a lull in the market is the beRead more

Debunking four media myths

by Heather Claycomb This month I thought I would share a few myths or misperceptions I hear a lot from organisations that are not used to working with media.  If you are thinking about doing moreRead more

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