Damon Harvey

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Greg Rust – Rusty’s Garage & Watts Under The Bonnet
Greg Rust is an well respected Australian motor racing broadcaster and commentator living in Havelock North who has his own podcast Rusty’s Garage, along with a branded pod for www.carsales.com.au (one of the biggest auto sites in Oz and a blue chip company) called ‘Watts Under The Bonnet’. What’s your podcast name? I actually work on two.  My main one is...
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St John Craner – podcast – The Rural Sales Show
Podcasting is the fastest growing media globally, creating fortunes and celebrity status for the likes of Joe Rogan, Bill Simmons, Karen Kilgraff and Georgia Hardstark (My favourite murder). There’s an oddity about sending questions to local podcasters for a written and published feature… Hawke’s Bay has some amazing podcast talent who enjoy sharing their experiences and knowledge in a particular...
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Podcasting from the Bay – Yvonne Lorkin & Dan Brennan
Podcasting is the fastest growing media globally, creating fortunes and celebrity status for the likes of Joe Rogan, Bill Simmons, Karen Kilgraff and Georgia Hardstark (My favourite murder). There’s an oddity about sending questions to local podcasters for a written and published feature… Hawke’s Bay has some amazing podcast talent who enjoy sharing their experiences and knowledge in a particular...
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Huge support in name change for local civil infrastructure business
A new exciting era has begun at one of Hawke’s Bay’s most established civil infrastructure businesses, with a change in company name that better reflects its heritage, culture, tikanga and future direction. The name change from Russell Roads to Tūpore Infrastructure was announced in late 2023 and has been met with a positive response from its 100+ workforce as well...
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New Sport and recreation leaders ready to tackle challenges
Three sport organisations at the forefront of increasing participation, health and wellbeing and supporting our top athletes to reach the pinnacle of their sport have new leaders at the helm. Sport Hawke’s Bay has promoted Ryan Hambleton to chief executive while the Regional Sports Park Trust (RSPT) has Glenn Lucas as its new chief executive and Hawke’s Bay Community Fitness...
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PROPOSED TOURISM FUNDING CUTS WILL HAVE CATASTROPHIC EFFECT
Proposed funding cuts to Hawke’s Bay Tourism will have a catastrophic effect on the region’s economy, with more than $250 million likely to disappear from local businesses, if the cuts go ahead. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s proposal to defund visitor attraction over three years would, in reality, force Hawke’s Bay Tourism to shut up shop in July with the lights...
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Funding loss could limit public access to Te Mata Park
The loss of vital funding from the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will set Te Mata Park back by a decade and will fail to protect the region’s most popular recreational and tourism asset. The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Long-Term Plan proposal to pull its $120,000 a year Park maintenance funding will see Te Mata Park Trust launch a ‘Protect the...
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Hopes for food hub tenants soon
Hawke’s Bay will be served up a food innovation hub in early 2024, with a tenant prospectus now released and hopes for a first tenant to be in by June. Foodeast-Haumako, was the brainchild of Hastings District Council before setting out to find funding partners in 2019 for the $18 million project. The Government’s Provincial Growth Fund $12m in 2019,...
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Business Profile – Int. Workspaces – Lifting the game in office fitouts
Int. Workspaces specialises in the specification, design, supply and installation of office spaces and furniture throughout New Zealand. Owned by Isaac and Tarryn Scott Int. Workspaces client base includes local councils, schools, government and corporations. Int. also have a specialised Library Division which is a preferred supplier for most local councils throughout New Zealand. The process involves a detailed discussion...
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Conducting the moving parts of property development – Business Profile
Like a musical conductor, experienced property development managers Logan Taylor and Marcus Hill make many moving parts be in harmony to ensure development opportunities are maximised. Logan and Marcus have teamed up to launch Orchestra Property specialising in development management, project management and commercial property management. “We are managing on behalf of developers a significant investment that in some cases...