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Andrea Breton and Linda Holmes

Growth Leads To Two New Appointments At Auckland Conventions

May 12, 2014 • AnnouncementsComments (0)

Auckland’s growing conventions market has led to two new appointments at the organisation which manages the city’s top venues. Auckland Conventions Venues and Events, which runs the Viaduct Events Centre, Aotea Centre, Auckland Town Hall, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland Zoo, Mt Smart Stadium, Bruce Mason Centre and The Civic announced the appointment of...

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Rachel Nicholls

Carrello del Gelato appoints Rachel Nicholls as Business Development Manager, Auckland

April 9, 2014 • AnnouncementsComments (0)

Wellington-based premium gelato producer ‘Carrello del Gelato’ has appointed Rachel Nicholls as its Auckland business development manager to grow the company’s share of the greater Auckland market. Company founder and chief executive Nathan Meyer said,...

Sarah Meikle

Wellington Culinary Events Trust Announce Chief Executive

April 7, 2014 • Announcements, FeaturedComments (0)

The Wellington Culinary Events Trust (WCET) has appointed Sarah Meikle as its new Chief Executive, effective 3 April 2014. The trust is over the moon to have Sarah at the helm and working as the Festival Director for New Zealand’s largest and tastiest...


Nando’s NZ sale update

April 4, 2014 • AnnouncementsComments (0)

Kare Johnstone and William Black, the Receivers of Shivram Limited (Shivram), the Franchisor of Nando’s New Zealand, confirm that the master franchisor for Nando’s New Zealand, Nando’s Australia Pty Limited, has exercised its rights to purchase the...

Grant Lilly

Tourism industry leaders join TIA board

April 2, 2014 • AnnouncementsComments (0)

Three of the tourism industry’s most senior executives are joining the board of the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA). Air New Zealand Chief Executive Christopher Luxon, Auckland Airport Chief Executive Adrian Littlewood and Tourism Holdings...

Hanna Teramoto Espresso Workshop, Auckland

Huhtamaki New Zealand Barista Championship – Winner

March 24, 2014 • Announcements, FeaturedComments (0)

Hanna Teramoto from Espresso Workshop in Parnell has taken out the title at the Huhtamaki New Zealand Barista Championship in Wellington over the weekend. She beat reigning champion Nick Clark of Flight Coffee and will travel to Rimini, Italy to represent...


SMEs expecting bumper year – almost half forecasting revenue growth

March 11, 2014 • Announcements, FeaturedComments (0)

The SME sector can take a bow as a major contributor to New Zealand’s ‘rockstar economy’, according to the latest research data from leading accounting software provider, MYOB. The March MYOB Business Monitor, released today, highlights that New...


Change of helm at Cruise New Zealand

August 18, 2013 • Announcements, FeaturedComments (0)

Having experienced New Zealand’s largest cruise season yet and the opening of Auckland’s Shed 10 Cruise Terminal, Cruise New Zealand’s founding Chairperson, Captain Craig Harris, is stepping down on a high. Captain Harris formally stepped down as...


NZ exec to head Domino’s Europe/Middle East growth

August 18, 2013 • Announcements, FeaturedComments (0)

A New Zealand pizza company executive has been selected to help drive the growth of a globally successful business in Europe and the Middle East. As Domino’s Pizza’s new director for more than 60 countries in both these areas, Josh Kilimnik will...


Eichardt’s Hotel appoints new sommelier to expand wine offering

August 18, 2013 • Announcements, Featured, LiquorComments (0)

Multi-award-winning Eichardt’s Private Hotel in Queenstown has appointed experienced sommelier Kimberly Flear to the front of house team. Ms Flear joined the luxury hotel on August 12 after many years working in the wine and hospitality industries in...