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Mana Ahuriri announces $100m of New Developments for Napier
Mana Ahuriri Trust has set out a bold vision to become one of Hawke’s Bay’s largest commercial property and asset owners announcing new developments worth over $100 million, as part of the first phase of a growth strategy following its Treaty Settlement. Kerry Avery (left), director of Avery Team Architects discusses plans for the development of the “gravel pit” site...
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New Zealand’s Apple Industry Leads the World Four Years Running
The World Apple Review has for the fourth year running named New Zealand’s apple industry the most competitive on the global stage, against 33 major apple growing countries. Released this week by Belrose Inc, the US based world fruit market analysts, the World Apple Review, stated that the innovations emerging from New Zealand’s apple industry will increasingly impact production and...
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Direction Focused
“Stay focused on your direction, and don’t get too hung up on specifics,” is the advice one of Hawke’s Bay’s most experienced farming leaders has for the future generation when goal setting. Sam Robinson, who is this year’s recipient of the Laurie Dowling Memorial Award for services to agriculture, is now spending more of his time mentoring and sharing his...
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2018 Napier Port Hawke’s Bay Primary Sector Awards
The 2018 Napier Port Hawke’s Bay Primary Sector Awards has this year recognised the outstanding contribution of seven past, present and future leaders in their field. Hosted by the Hawke’s Bay A & P Society at the Hawke’s Bay Showgrounds, Tomoana, Hawke's Bay's Primary Sector Awards is the biggest night on the region's primary sector calendar with over 400 people...
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New residential development for Arataki
The largest residential development in Havelock North in the last seven years will be released to the market over the next six months. Greenstone Land Developments which has a successful track record of residential developments in Havelock North and Hastings has purchased the ex-Arataki Motor Camp. The company bought the camping ground from the former owner, who recently purchased it back...
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Celebrating Hawke’s Bay Primary Sector Excellence
The 2018 Napier Port Hawke’s Bay Primary Sector Awards has this year recognised the outstanding contribution of seven past, present and future leaders in their field. The 2018 winners are: Silver Fern Farms Hawke’s Bay Farmer of the Year - David Danks Pan Pac Hawke’s Bay Farm Forester of the Year -  Charlie and Michelle Bogard Hastings District Council Primary...
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Pioneering courier business delivers 35 year milestone
New Zealand’s pioneering courier delivery network Fastway Couriers is celebrating 35 years. The company, which was established in Hawke’s Bay in 1983, is celebrating the milestone at its annual conference, to be held in Nelson on April 12-13. Fastway Couriers chief executive Scott Jenyns says the businesses has come a long way from “one man in a van” to a...
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New container depot a win-win
A new shipping container depot in Napier has been officially opened with property owner Mana Ahuriri Trust regarding it as a long term win-win with the prospects of job creation for its people and certainty of sustainable growth for tenants ContainerCo Limited. Mana Ahuriri Trust chairman Piriniha Prentice said the Mersey Street land is part of its Waitangi Treaty Settlement...