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Direct Customer Connection Key For Growth

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 4:16 pm | Real Communications

Waipara-based winemaker Jess Mavromatis of Ekleipsis Wine is focusing on direct customer sales to help expand her natural wine brand. Jess Mavromatis Jess exports her boutique wines to Japan and Australia and Ekleipsis Wine is also available from ... More >>

How Does A Diversified Vet Treat Animals?

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 4:13 pm | Real Communications

Examining how the entire body of an animal moves and applying a wider lens to physical issues with a focus on prevention as well as treatment is how Sara Bagheri of Zoominals describes her approach to treating animals. “A diversified vet has all the training ... More >>

Business Coach Provides Covid-19 Support Package

Friday, 10 July 2020, 7:48 am | Real Communications

Rangiora business coach Matt James is committed to helping local businesses make the best decisions during difficult times. Rangiora business coach Matt James created a Covid-19 support package within a day of lockdown commencing to help businesses More >>

Empathy And Values Drive Decision Making

Friday, 10 July 2020, 7:45 am | Real Communications

Maria Thackwell For Maria Thackwell, owner of Maria Thackwell Mortgages, the lockdown period provided an opportunity to reaffirm the human-centric values such as empathy and relatability which are at the core of her business operation. “At times like ... More >>

Making Veterinary Vision A Reality

Friday, 10 July 2020, 7:43 am | Real Communications

Balcairn-based sports vet Sara Bagheri pictured with her dogs Mini and Nala, wants to setup a community vet service for those who cannot afford the cost of veterinary care. For sports vet Sara Bagheri, delivering her first chiropractic course to international ... More >>

Thrive Fund Award Winner – Jess Mavromatis

Friday, 10 July 2020, 7:40 am | Real Communications

Winemaker Jess Mavromatis of Ekleipsis Wine has won the inaugural Thrive Fund Award forNorth Canterbury women who are taking their businesses to the next level. Waipara-based winemaker Jess Mavromatis of Ekleipsis Wine has been awarded the first Thrive Fund ... More >>

Business outside the box

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 10:15 am | Real Communications

While many businesses have pressed pause on new projects, Waiau-based coach Marina Shearer accelerated the launch of her initiative Thrive13 forward a month to help Year 13 girls during uncertain times. More >>

Business Outside The Box

Monday, 6 April 2020, 3:09 pm | Real Communications

North Canterbury businesses are facing unprecedented challenges amid the evolving Covid-19 situation. Each week we’ll profile a local business which is thinking outside the box to adapt to a new reality. Let’s share ideas and support local ... More >>

Thrive Fund Applications Open

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 5:48 pm | Real Communications

Female-led North Canterbury businesses needing support to solve business issues are invited to apply for assistance from the Thrive fund set up by Real Communications director Gina McKenzie. Ticket sales from a recent Thrive networking event have kickstarted ... More >>

Wetland Project Fosters Cultural Values

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 5:46 pm | Real Communications

Saltwater Creek dairy farmers Barb and Greg Morriss discuss how their wetland project has improved cultural and ecological outcomes with Makarini Rupene, Environment Canterbury’s Poū Matai Kō (Mahinga Kai facilitator) for the northern zone. When Barb and Greg ... More >>

Inaugural OxMan triathlon attracts over 400 competitors

Tuesday, 24 December 2019, 6:12 am | Real Communications

Over 400 people participated in a new long-course triathlon hosted at Geoff Spark’s irrigation lake in Eyrewell on 16th December. More >>

Commitment to change lifts audit grades

Friday, 20 December 2019, 11:27 am | Real Communications

Commitment to change lifts audit grades Caption: Eyrewell farmer Scott Evans (left) chats with environmental consultant Paul Reese during a Farm Environment Plan (FEP) audit. Scott has received A and B audit grades for his farms. More >>

Sponsorship boosts Cust School’s agricultural event

Friday, 20 December 2019, 11:13 am | Real Communications

Students at Cust School enjoyed hands on learning at their recent agricultural day thanks to a community sponsorship initiative by Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL). More >>

Cultural land awareness creates brighter future

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 3:33 pm | Real Communications

Life has turned full circle for Environment Canterbury’s Poū Matai Kō (mahinga kai facilitator) Makarini Rupene as he moves his focus from Kaikōura to the Waimakariri area where he grew up and still lives today. More >>

Early adopters embrace technology

Friday, 22 November 2019, 4:02 pm | Real Communications

From drones to ground-breaking app technology, Janina and Slim Slee have been keen to adopt leading-edge tools to enhance the operation of their Kurow farm. More >>

Connections grow global tourism attraction

Friday, 22 November 2019, 4:01 pm | Real Communications

Being connected to global tourism channels has completely changed the operation of historic Glentanner Station. More >>

Connectivity powers irrigation efficiency

Friday, 22 November 2019, 3:16 pm | Real Communications

Internet connectivity and technology are playing a vital role in the growth of Ashburton-based Plains Irrigators, which has grown from a local business into a large South Island enterprise employing around 40 staff. More >>

Paperless business relies on strong connection

Friday, 22 November 2019, 9:53 am | Real Communications

A strong, reliable internet connection has become crucial for the growth of paperless business, New Zealand Agri Brokers (NZAB). More >>

Connectivity woes slow electronics business

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 1:57 pm | Real Communications

Poor connectivity is cramping Alastair Frizzell’s style with no end in sight due to his reliance on an outdated copper connection which can’t keep up with his rapidly growing business. More >>

Constant innovation boosts organic winery

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 1:00 pm | Real Communications

Keeping ahead of the technology curve has seen Greystone evolve into an award-winning organic winery which drives global sales through an online operating system. More >>