Wil McLellan’s Epic Ambitions
Jan10

Wil McLellan’s Epic Ambitions

By Laura Hall Cantabrians need no reminding that nothing can change the fortunes of a people or the place they live in like Mother Nature. And such is the case with Wil McLellan Wil was a SME business owner abruptly turned project manager on one of the first large scale commercial builds in the city centre after the February 2011 earthquake, co-founding the Enterprise Precinct and Innovation Campus (EPIC). Now he has been awarded the...

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The Best Mayor In The Business
Jan10

The Best Mayor In The Business

On August 24, 1864 the first British settlers travelled up the Waikato River and landed in Hamilton, which was known as Kirikiriroa by the local Maori at the time. The settlers established the first militia settlement and the city of Hamilton, as it is known today, was born. Fast forward to today and the city is proudly celebrating it’s milestone 150th birthday, recognising it’s unique past and looking forward to a prosperous future....

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Wearing It Well
Jan10

Wearing It Well

By Laura Hall Rob Fyfe has a renowned reputation as a world class CEO and is one of the best known names in New Zealand business; but he’s anything other than your stereotypical boss. He regularly wears jeans and a t-shirt to work, he hasn’t had an office in more than nine years and outright rejects workplace hierarchy systems. This defiance to conform to traditional norms that come with management roles goes some way towards making...

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Cup and Show Week
Jan10

Cup and Show Week

By Laura Hall The biggest week in Canterbury’s entertainment calendar is here once again; Cup and Show Week is in full swing. Farmers from across the region have herded up their finest stock and made the journey into the big smoke for the A&P Show, ladies and gents are donning their Sunday best for a flutter at the races, and the tills of retail and hospitality businesses across the city are ringing with the sound of extra revenue...

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Taking Off
Jan10

Taking Off

By Laura Baker Boldly going where no Kiwi has gone before, local company Rocket Lab is taking one giant leap forward for New Zealand, venturing into the world of space exploration, and they’re turning plenty of heads as they go. The stroke of genius which has caught the eye of big international players is the newest rocket, the Electron. Rocket Lab CEO and founder, Peter Beck says the Electron is set to revolutionise how businesses...

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Turning The Tide
Jan10

Turning The Tide

By Laura Baker Ever considered opening up shop in Timaru, or maybe even moving there? It’s just a hop, skip and a jump from Christchurch and Timaru Mayor Damon Odey will personally roll out the red carpet himself. It’s an easy two hour drive to reach the seaside town in the heart of South Canterbury. So what has it got to offer you and your business? It has a big city feel in a small friendly community, comparable wages to other...

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