Of Farm and Fortune
Feb20

Of Farm and Fortune

  In 1979, 25-year-old David Ellis took out his first rural bank loan. The self-made multi-millionaire and racehorse breeder, buyer, owner and bloodstock consultant has since created the greatest privately-owned empire the New Zealand Thoroughbred racing industry has ever seen in Te Akau Racing; and many New Zealanders benefit from its success without ever knowing it. Given all he’s achieved, David’s approach to life is...

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Reminiscent of a time gone by
Nov14

Reminiscent of a time gone by

  If we compare the human body to a city, the nervous system would comprise all of the many businesses that line the city’s streets. Christchurch businesses are noticeably flourishing and the city has never been healthier for it.   Director of Lumiere Cinemas, Nick Paris is just the person upon whom the responsibility for the resident cinema at the Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora should have been placed. What Nick and business...

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The Mental Edge
Oct24

The Mental Edge

  David Niethe, renowned mental performance coach, known for his work with New Zealand’s top athletes and business people, says the mind is our greatest tool. Do you believe in mind control? It’s what sets the elite apart from the ordinary. It’s a silent determination, an ability to replace the self-doubt with unwavering confidence to enable peak personal performance. Regardless of how successful a person may be, the mind...

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Wyatt Desk, Kohler Mica Basin, Trunk Storage Box, Etc.
Jun21

Wyatt Desk, Kohler Mica Basin, Trunk Storage Box, Etc.

1. Wyatt Desk Bring the warmth to your home and office this winter with the sleek by design, rich-in-aesthetic-appeal Wyatt Desk by Freedom Furniture. Measuring 135x50cm it will both make a statement that fills any large room and also fit comfortably within more modest-sized rooms, deeming it a perfect multi-purpose relic for many an interior space. RRP: $999 www.freedomfurniture.co.nz   2. Kohler Mica Basin Thin and...

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Levelling the Playing Field
Jun21

Levelling the Playing Field

  Builders, big, independent, small and medium, now have a levelled playing field and the simple approach is leaving many wondering, “why didn’t I think of that?” Combined Building Supplies Co-operative chairman Carl Taylor talks about making small operators more competitive. The Combined Building Supplies Co-operative or, in simpler terms, CBS Co-op, allows anyone in the construction industry who are members of the co-op,...

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