Sarah Dunn breaks down the new Vape fit-out in New Market, Vape Merchant, who's harnessing the burgeoning vaping industry in New Zealand.
Stopping slavery with tech: How Samantha Jones and Little Yellow Bird raised $1.2m for a blockchain platform to end modern slavery
Little Yellow Bird’s Samantha Jones is on a mission to end modern-day slavery. And she and a team are developing a blockchain platform that will help do just that.
The future of work
There are several reasons why co-working spaces are continuing to gain in popularity, says IWG New Zealand country manager Pierre Ferrandon. And, he says, they're something businesses operating "traditional" workspaces could do well to consider.
Working for families
Contagion's Dean Taylor shares what he's learned about inclusivity and "compassionate ambition."
Tips to be tops
Networking. Hard? It doesn't have to be, says Alyson Garrido - and it's incredibly important.
The times are changing
The way we work is changing. Beverly Lerch takes a look at how.
Mish.Guru, a social media content and analytics start-up, has become one of the latest companies in New Zealand to endorse transparent pay systems as a way to tackle gender pay disparity. But are these shared models really as effective as they seem, or are they just another trendy, token gesture?
Poverty Week, brought to you by Kiwibank
Oxfam's research earlier this year showed that New Zealand’s two richest men owned the same wealth as the poorest 30 percent. Executive director of Oxfam New Zealand Rachael Le Mesurier says the story of wealth inequality is a story of the super-rich, as new wealth created in each year continues to be concentrated among the already extremely wealthy. She says this is not a sign of success, but of economic failure, and outlines what we can do about it.
Miranda Hitchings and Jacinta Gulasekharam, who founded Dignity with the idea to create affordable and accessible sanitary items for all women and menstruating people in New Zealand, chat about the need for sanitary items in workplaces, the importance of providing sanitary items to schools, equality, and more. We're republishing this as part of our Poverty Week pop-up.
A day in the life
Established in Auckland in 1996, Link is New Zealand’s largest business brokerage and has grown rapidly to become the largest business brokerage firm in the world. Link currently has nearly 3000 businesses for sale in NZ and Australia with a combined value of $1.14 billion, and has sold over 600 businesses in the last year, with a combined value in excess of $300 million. In the last five years, LINK’s office locations have increased from 11 to 38, whilst broker numbers have increased from 72 to over 400. It now has offices in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, the Philippines and the United States (including the largest business brokerage office in California). Here's how managing director Aaron Toresen manages his time.