Business Spotlight

Cultivating markets for the ‘king of nuts’

Tucked away in West Melton is Walnuts New Zealand – a co-operative focused on elevating the humble walnut into a premium product in New Zealand, with aspirations to break into the lucrative overseas market.

New Bold Company podcast tells local business stories

In the first Bold Company podcast, Hannah and Vaughan interview serial entrepreneur Brianne West founder of Incrediballs.

Te Pae celebrates two event-filled years

More than 200,000 attendees have taken part in events at Te Pae Christchurch since the convention centre hosted its first conference on 2 May 2022 – far exceeding expectations for its initial operating period.

China Southern Airlines confirms return to Christchurch

China Southern Airlines will return to Christchurch in October for an expanded season of its direct service between Christchurch Airport and the international hub of Guangzhou.

Measuring the good

For many impact organisations, there’s no question that they are doing good work. The challenge is how to quantify it.

Pacific Radiology partners with the Crusaders

Pacific Radiology Group (PRG), a division of RHCNZ Medical Imaging Group, is now an official partner of The Crusaders Super Rugby Club. Through this new partnership, Pacific will supply their world class medical imaging services, including MRI, CT, PET-CT, x-ray and ultrasound scans to the team.

RAD approach a win for the environment, education and the economy

Sustainability initiative Recycle A Device (RAD) is not only reducing the amount of e-waste ending up in landfill, it is also tackling multiple societal issues head on, including increasing tech access and skills for the future workforce. 

Embracing sustainability – a growth strategy for the future

In a world where sustainability is no longer a buzzword but a business imperative, a local plant nursery is turning what some may see as a business obligation into an opportunity for growth. 

COP28: Christchurch airport among first ten in the world to achieve a new standard for decarbonisation

Christchurch Airport and nine European airports are the first in the world to achieve a new level in Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA), with Christchurch being the only airport in the Southern Hemisphere.