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Competition from non-pharmacists a serious threat

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 11:28 am | Kite Communications

Pharmacy businesses are under serious threat from other businesses now selling traditional pharmacy products, according to the latest Moore Stephens Markhams New Zealand pharmacy benchmarking survey. More >>

Hospitality & Services Mainstay of Hawke’s Bay CBDs

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:02 am | Kite Communications

With the growing trend of online retailing and large format retail, Hawke’s Bay’s central business districts are increasingly relying on hospitality and service providers to draw customers and maintain vibrancy. More >>

Inaugural New Zealand Young Winemaker crowned

Friday, 28 August 2015, 11:39 am | Kite Communications

A night of nerves, skill and finesse surrounded the all-female finalists of the inaugural Tonnellerie de Mercurey 2015 New Zealand Young Winemaker competition last night. More >>

New, young director takes out top national valuation award

Monday, 3 August 2015, 1:59 pm | Kite Communications

Logan Stone, a leading national and international property valuation business recently announced a new director of the business, Jay Sorensen. At 28 years old, he may be youthful, but he is already packing a punch in the valuation industry having been ... More >>

Endeavour Chardonnay a rare and inspirational wine

Monday, 3 August 2015, 11:22 am | Kite Communications

New Zealand’s most expensive white wine was bottled in Hawke’s Bay last week and anticipation is high amongst discerning wine consumers who have had to wait three years since the last vintage came to market. More >>

Auckland legal firms profit up due to buoyant property marke

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 10:28 am | Kite Communications

Auckland’s buoyant property market and the resulting legal work arising from transactions, and unitary plan, resource management and environmental requirements, has helped Auckland legal businesses improve profitability over the past few years; and for ... More >>

Clearview undisputed winery experience in Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 1:21 pm | Kite Communications

A visit to Hawke’s Bay is not complete without time spent at one of the region’s award winning wineries, and now Clearview Estate Winery and Restaurant on the Te Awanga coast is the undisputed place to go. More >>

Bruce Wills new Guthrie-Smith Tutira trustee

Monday, 20 October 2014, 2:51 pm | Kite Communications

Bruce Wills, farmer, owner of Trelinnoe Park north of Napier, and former national president of Federated Farmers NZ, has joined the Board of Guthrie-Smith Tutira. With a strong and active interest in environmental matters, Mr Wills has returned ... More >>

Clearview Estate Pinot Gris one of NZ’s best

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 12:20 pm | Kite Communications

Dish magazine has declared Clearview Estate Winery’s 2013 Haumoana Pinot Gris as one of the country’s best! More >>

NZ vineyard earns Demeter certification

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 12:44 pm | Kite Communications

NZ vineyard farmed biodynamically from inception earns Demeter certification Pyramid Valley Vineyards in North Canterbury was the first vineyard in New Zealand and one of only a few in the world, to be established from the outset under the most stringent ... More >>

New cookbook captures Hawke’s Bay on a platter

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 3:35 pm | Kite Communications

Ask what defines Hawke’s Bay and among the answers are bound to be fresh fruit and vegetables, wonderful wine, delicious seafood, farm fresh meat, alfresco lifestyle, beautiful scenery and possibly Maori love story myths. More >>

Blossom Ride with Free Coffee and Kick-back Kawekas Concert

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 11:57 am | Kite Communications

A new event has been added to the Hawke’s Bay events calendar this year as part of the Blossom Festival and it’s a ride that looks set to grow every year – proceeds from the cycle through Hawke’s Bay spring blossoms will be used to plant more trees ... More >>

First Viognier for Clearview Estate takes out silver

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 6:20 pm | Kite Communications

The first-ever Haumoana Viognier produced by Clearview Estate Winery has taken out a silver award at the Spiegelau International Wine Awards announced this week, while the Te Awanga winery’s star, its Reserve Chardonnay won another gold. More >>

Hawke’s Bay wine on show to world this week

Monday, 21 January 2013, 12:57 pm | Kite Communications

New Zealand’s first and only master sommelier Cameron Douglas and Canadian wine writer and educator David Lawrason, along with leading Hawke’s Bay winemakers, will be helping 20 international influential wine media and educators understand ... More >>

Wellingtonians raving over Bay boutique wines

Monday, 6 August 2012, 6:43 pm | Kite Communications

Seven boutique Hawke’s Bay wineries took over the Khandallah town hall at the weekend and wowed Wellingtonians with their wine fare. More >>

The ‘best of the bunch’ gather to do battle in the vines

Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 10:44 am | Kite Communications

The country’s best and brightest young viticulturists are swotting up their theory books, practicing their machinery handling, and honing their skills in anticipation of the first regional Markhams Young Viticulturist of the Year competition, starting ... More >>

Motocross holiday programme now includes bikes to hire

Thursday, 19 January 2012, 3:09 pm | Kite Communications

Interest in YMCA Hawke’s Bay’s motocross holiday programme has been increasing since it started in January 2011 and now there are bikes available to hire for kids that don’t already have one. More >>

Cabernet Merlot and Syrah events woo guests to Haw

Wednesday, 3 February 2010, 2:54 pm | Kite Communications

For two whole days 29 and 30 January, the eyes of New Zealand winemakers and viticulturists along with international trade and media were on Hawke’s Bay.  The lucky ones, or perhaps more organised, had secured a seat at the 130-delegate events that had ... More >>

International wine media clamouring for Bay events

Tuesday, 19 January 2010, 3:00 pm | Kite Communications

Organisers of the upcoming sold out red wine events being held in Hawke’s Bay next week have risen to the challenge of finding room for 10 more international guests who are clamouring to attend. More >>

Horticulture specialists Skeltons now in BOP

Monday, 18 January 2010, 2:51 pm | Kite Communications

Farmlands Trading Society Limited’s horticultural specialist company, Skeltons is now providing its complimentary technical advisory service to Bay of Plenty growers. More >>