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Capturing the Value of Carbon-Negative Consumerism

Capturing the Value of Carbon-Negative Consumerism

The pay inequality between merino wool and strong wool has never been so far apart, reminiscent of a race between Phar Lap and a retired Shetland pony. However, Sarah Perriam believes that transformational change is happening and the traditional commodity product is about to become hot property.

Cooking for Self-improvement in 2020 and Beyond

Cooking for Self-improvement in 2020 and Beyond

If you’re like most people, your new year’s resolution may have already hit the rocks and you’re feeling a little disillusioned with yourself about the ‘fresh start’ the new decade was meant to give you. In truth, the idea that an arbitrary change in date is going to be the catalyst for meaningful transformation is a little silly – but that doesn’t mean you should give up on self-improvement just because your journey got off to a shaky start.

From the Horse’s Heart

From the Horse’s Heart

Each month, when Sally Curtis and Tyson, Sally’s gentle giant Clydesdale horse, visit residents in their lounge and bedrooms in Woodlands Rest Home in Motueka, the warmth of Sally and Tyson’s relationship is transferred to all those who meet them.

An Unlikely Oasis

An Unlikely Oasis

Hard work, perseverance and patience have paid off for Hinds couple Gay and Lawrence Thompson, producing a magnificent tropical-themed home and garden in the heart of the Canterbury Plains.

Cooking Up a Career

Cooking Up a Career

Few people get the opportunity to combine their great career loves, but with 
an appetite for all things food-related, Samantha Parish has somehow managed to carve an enviable career as a trained chef, recipe developer, food writer, 
food stylist, and television and video producer.

A Winning Formula

A Winning Formula

A passion for civil engineering and land development, coupled with the skills to succeed saw Glen and Tracey McLachlan take a leap of faith to form Davis Ogilvie (Aoraki) in 2011 – and they haven’t looked back.

Building Wealth with 
Genesis Private Equity

Building Wealth with 
Genesis Private Equity

In a market where low interest rates make for uninspiring returns, Ashburton-based Genesis Private Equity offers an exciting alternative: building wealth for investors while growing 
New Zealand businesses, backed by the knowledge of a team with immense business experience.