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School student lands key governance role on YES – Sam Wixon
A “transformational experience” has not only propelled former Havelock North High School student Sam Wixon into the business world but landed him a key governance role. Having competed in The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) for the past two years, the 18-year-old has been elected as the youth trustee for 2021–2022 on the Board of Young Enterprise Trust, which...
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Local technology business tastes success
It’s been a long time between drinks – eight years to be exact – but after getting as far as a finalist in 2010, the team at Hawke’s Bay Technologies has gone on to take out the Pan Pac 2018 Business of the Year. The business has evolved from being a reseller and service provider of Ricoh copier machines to...