Founder of Kotahi, Vikram Kumar has a track record of innovation and wide knowledge about all things Internet. He takes a strategic approach while working at an entrepreneur level, pushing both creativity and operational excellence. Vikram has worked across business, government and not-for-profit sectors in New Zealand. He often writes about Internet issues and opportunities: translating complexity and getting to the essence in an accessible way.
Whakatane Surtees boats has made a piece of history. At the BBNZ Bay of Plenty Export Awards in Mount Maunganuoilast night it became the first company in the awards 25- year history to take out the Emerging Exporter of the year and the Exporter of the Year in consecutive years.
Steve McLay believes that the measure of a great boat is one that can cope with an adventure. When you're serious about your recreation, you can forget the frills. Safety, function and comfort are your primary considerations. In other words, you need a serious recreational boat.This belief in getting the basics right is why McLay Boats build their boats solid.
When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge came to visit New Zealand, Sealegs treated them to a VIP ride in a very special boat. Kate and William got to drive the Smuggler Strata 770 Amphibious RIB on their trip from Auckland’s Viaduct harbour, to Westpark Marina.
The innovative idea of the Peach Teat designed by Robert McIntyre remains a classic example of Kiwi ingenuity. The factory that Robert first established to manufacture the Peach Teats in late 1993 was located in a shed on his dairy farm in Hunterville, New Zealand.
Andy has been involved in the agricultural and horticultural industries since he was 17 years old, working for several cropping farmers and contractors gaining experience on a variety of equipment from carrot top lifters to sweetcorn harvesters, including fixing and maintaining these.