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Climate: Raising the Heat in the Business

Name: Sam and Lee TysonBusiness: ClimateYear Founded: 1956 and altered in 2010Industry: EnergyLocation: TaranakiIcehouse Programme: Owner Operator Programme, 2012Increase in ...

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Dream Au Pair: Caring for the Business

Name: Ginny Douglas and Tanya BurrageBusiness: Dream Au PairYear Founded: 2010Industry: EducationLocation: AucklandIcehouse Programme: Owner Operator Programme, 2013Increase in ...

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Blackley Construction: Laying the Ground Work for Growth

Name: Kevin BlackleyBusiness: Blackley ConstructionYear Founded: 1960Industry: Property and ConstructionLocation: Palmerston North, Manawatu, Wanganui RegionProgramme: Owner ...

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Armstrong Downes Commercial: The building blocks to success

Name: Simon TaylorBusiness: Armstrong Downes CommercialIndustry: Property & ConstructionYear Founded: 1992Location: Lower North IslandProgramme: Owner Manager Programme, 2011I ...

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How Small and Medium-Sized Business Can Help Lift the Economic Performance of New Zealand

NZ has been languishing near the bottom of the OECD tables for average GDP per capita since the mid-late 70’s. According to the boffins, the initial drop was a direct result of ...

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Making Business Planning Fun – Is It Possible?

It can be overwhelming to put pen to paper and come up with a workable, detailed and water-tight business plan. You know it's important because without a plan you have no ...

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Glenn O’Sullivan and His Journey Through the Owner Manager Programme: Part 2

Glenn O’Sullivan from Refrigafreighters, a chilled and frozen goods transporting company, joined The Icehouse on the 31st Owner Manager Programme. This is part two of his three ...

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Enterprise in Action Weekend

The annual Enterprise in Action weekend is run by Young Enterprise Trust, a charity which helps students develop their entrepreneurial skills. The 80 students formed ten teams ...

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I Measure U Win Major Contract

Check out the link for their One News interview here.

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