ZINIO logo
EXPLOREMY LIBRARY
NZBusiness+Management

NZBusiness+Management

August 2021

NZBusiness + Management With two top business magazines combined into one digital issue, NZBusiness + Management offers a feast of information, inspiration and education for business leaders and owner managers from SME through to corporate. In Management our focus is to inspire New Zealand’s business leaders and the managers of today and tomorrow to succeed in business. NZBusiness was developed specifically for business owners, the editorial content is designed to inform, inspire and educate readers. Feature articles provide more in-depth information whilst profiles and case studies provide inspirational and aspirational content.

Read More
Country:
New Zealand
Language:
English
Publisher:
Adrenalin Publishing Ltd
Frequency:
Monthly
$8
$29
4 Issues

in this issue

2 min
our tech celebration

I must admit that finding suitable stories for our August Technology Issue was relatively easy. That’s because in 2021 business owners have such a wealth of existing and emerging technologies to help them become more productive, efficient and secure. In this issue we introduce you to the Internet of Things, a suite of 5G-enabled data-rich platforms designed to enhance business operations and help make more informed business decisions. It’s a technology that has come a long way since it was originally introduced around the turn of the century. 5G mobile technology has unlocked the true potential of IoT in more recent times. 5G clearly offers a lot of potential for techpreneurs too, as our case study on Objective Acuity shows. I was fortunate to witness the start-up’s ground-breaking software-based vision screening and…

1 min
nz business+ managemet

EDITOR GLENN BAKER. EDITOR@NZBUSINESS.CO.NZ ADVERTISING MANAGER LEANNE MOSS. LEANNE@NZBUSINESS.CO.NZ DESIGN AND PRODUCTION RACHEL WALKER. DESIGN@ADRENALIN.CO.NZ PROOFREADER GEORGE WARD PUBLISHER CATHY PARKER. CATHY@ADRENALIN.CO.NZ SUBSCRIPTIONS & CIRCULATION ENQUIRIES ANNETTE@ADRENALIN.CO.NZ CONTRIBUTORS THIS ISSUE: CATHERINE BEARD, BILL BENNETT, RICHARD CONWAY, JO DOUGLAS, ANNIE GRAY, CATHY MELLETT, JAMES NICOLLE, DANIEL TAYLOR, LOGAN WEDGWOOD, LIZZIE WHALEY, MAT WYLIE. EDITOR Annie Gray editor@management.co.nz ADVERTISING MANAGER Leanne Moss leanne@management.co.nz DESIGN & PRODUCTION design@adrenalin.co.nz COVER IMAGE Gettyimages PROOFREADER George Ward PUBLISHER Cathy Parker cathy@adrenalin.co.nz CONTRIBUTORS David Allen, Cathy Hendry, Ian Hulme, Mahara Inglis, Kate Kearins, Cathy Parker, Katherine Swan…

1 min
west coast distiller wins more awards

Reefton Distilling Co. continues to make a name for itself and hometown through its international award-winning small batch distilled spirits. In June the relative newcomer to the spirits industry achieved one of the highest accolades at this year’s New Zealand Spirits Awards Ceremony. Its Wild Rain Vodka was proclaimed a double Champion Trophy Winner and awarded the trophy for Best New Zealand Vodka in Category, together with the trophy for Best Overall Vodka in Category. This year’s awards ceremony saw close to 200 members of the spirits industry gather together at The Hilton in Auckland to celebrate the best local and international spirits in New Zealand. “This is an enormous endorsement of the hard work and commitment from our team over the last two and a half years, as they strive to keep…

1 min
nz’s hottest brands get the supply chain edge

The last decade has seen a veritable feast of Kiwi brands experience phenomenal growth, both in New Zealand and on the world stage. Their rapid adoption by major retailers has forced many to mature quickly as brands and take on new technology to ensure their operational systems can cope with increasing demand. Alongside many of them has been Kiwi tech-integration company, Cross›re, which connects suppliers, retailers and logistics companies’ operating systems together to ensure things run smoothly, right across the supply chain. It’s helped some of New Zealand’s leading food suppliers such as Oob Organics, Honest Brew Beer, Raglan Coconut Yogurt and Karma Drinks evolve from small, largely paper-based, manual operations to highly efficient, market-leading export businesses. New Zealand giants Foodstuffs, Lion and Mainfreight are also taking full advantage of Cross›re. The secret ingredient…

1 min
cider start-up helps tackle pest problem

New brand Zeden Cider has just launched with a promise to help New Zealand achieve its goal of being predator free by 2050, with a vision to see it become the paradise on earth it once was. Owner Bevan Wait says businesses must focus on authentic sustainability in 2021. “Research continues to show that consumers are increasingly more likely to choose socially and environmentally responsible brands and products – but we know it has to be genuine, that’s what has been so exciting for us launching Zeden Cider and to have already donated our first $1,000 to Forest and Bird. “For me, this is a true passion project. I love good cider and I love the New Zealand environment,” says Bevan. “We have a massive pest problem and we as a nation need…

2 min
pioneers of audio-visual solutions

If the global pandemic has made one thing certain in the past year, it is how essential technology is for businesses to stay afloat and connected when face-to-face contact is restricted. By providing companies with the latest equipment for virtual and hybrid events including projectors, LED, plasma screens, and recordings offering full HD capabilities, Vidcom has been leading the way in providing audiovisual solutions to companies, venues, and associations since 1999. The company has seen an enormous increase in live streaming, virtual conferences, and hybrid conferences in recent years due to their flexible and convenient nature – currently increasing ten-fold with cities heading into intermittent lockdowns. They are widely used across all fields of business, including the medical field through online consultations, and the music industry with virtual concerts. The benefits of live…