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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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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...
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Coming of age for Drainways as 3 waters lead contractor
Local 3 waters specialists Drainways has played a large role in the Hastings District Council’s $90 million drinking water infrastructure project, having been involved since 2016. Back in 2016, thousands of Havelock North residents fell ill from contaminated drinking water from nearby bores. In the fallout from the crisis, the council committed to a major overhaul of its drinking water...
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Ownership move strengthens IT support across the Bay – Securecom Business Profile
Running a business in the ‘now’ with an eye on predicting the future has led to Hawke’s Bay IT firm Prophecy Networks being acquired by leading national and fast growing IT firm Securecom. Rachael Price is passionate about Hawke’s Bay and has been involved with Prophecy Networks since 2011 leading the Napier-based team and twelve years on, Rachael and the...
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Workplace suicide prevention programme delivers to over 2500 workers
The region’s Workplace suicide prevention programme Mates4Life has had an epic two years since it was launched in October 2021. Mates4Life programme coordinator Bronnie Coory says although the programme has gone from strength to strength delivering to over 45 local businesses and 2500 employees, it has highlighted the need and desire for more training in our community when it comes...
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Hawke’s Bay Homes has ‘ready to go’ homes for locals
The region’s longest established offsite housing builder Hawke’s Bay Homes has pre-approved building consent designs and plans ‘ready-to-go’ as the region recovers from Cyclone Gabrielle. Hawke’s Bay Homes based on the outskirts of Hastings has the capability to build 12 houses at a time, using a tried and tested prefabrication build process that was first established by the company in...
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Russell Roads – Driving ahead into the next 50 years
With 50 years on the clock, Hawke’s Bay’s most established local civil construction business Russell Roads is driving forward to being much more than building roads and pavements. Russell Roads was started by Chris and Ken Russell in 1973 as a small local civil construction business and over the last 50 years it has helped shape roads, walkways, residential and...
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Iwi takes lead in post-flood housing
 K3 has emerged as a turnkey solution to the ever- growing housing crisis in Hawke’s Bay with its latest move establishing an offsite building facility in the Irongate Industrial zone. The offsite build facility, officially named Te Whare Tipu, currently has 22 transportable homes under construction either for local Papakāinga or for immediate flood relief housing. K3 chief executive Aayden...
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Local land experts merge to form a one stop shop consultancy
Development Nous is a growing local multi-disciplinary land consultancy following the merger with well- established Hastings businesses Shanley Surveyors and Design Phase, a leading Structural and Civil Engineering consultancy. Development Nous was set up by Principal Planner Matthew Holder and Licensed Cadastral Surveyor Karl Carew in 2016 and with strong organic growth over the last 6 years along with significant...