All articles in ‘People in Business’

It's Function Over Form That Gets These Guys' Wheels Turning!

The team at Advantage Tyres on Manukau Road know a thing or two about tyres. Owned and operated by Matt Keller, he and his team are trained specialists and have been in the industry for a total of 72 years collectively! They are the go-to team for all yo…

Getting Ahead of the Rest

Impressed with the service they received from New Zealand Home Loans when sorting out their own financial affairs, John and Liz van Winden jumped at the chance to help others when the local Pukekohe franchise become available. The couple, who have lived …

NZ’s Most Awarded Builder Again and Again

National residential building brand Jennian Homes has once again outclassed its rivals with a medal haul to be proud of in the annual Registered Master Builders 2019 House of the Year Awards Following a local win in the Auckland Master Builders Awards P…

Do it Once, Do it Right!

Quality has no compromise

by Sally Sumner

There is plenty of choice locally when it comes to finding a building company who are willing and able to build a house for you, complete with all the bells and whistles. But it takes a special builder with whom you can create a relationship worthy of a…

Family Values at the Forefront!

The brand new Flooring Xtra Pukekohe Showroom is the perfect place to find flooring to suit your style

For business owners, John and Catherine Bannister, the move completes what has been a very busy year for the family business. “It’s certainly been a busy year” says John. “Just like families, the flooring industry is constantly changing, the selections n…

Style By The Square Metre

Flooring Xtra Papakura is a True Local Family Business

The Team at Flooring Xtra in Papakura are extra busy keeping the district's floors looking good. “Thanks to the continuing support of the people of Papakura we’re going from strength to strength.” Having local support means a lot to the Wickett’s. L…

Superior Construction Second to None

It’s obvious the moment you set foot in a Platinum home, that the attention to detail, finishing and features are what sets them apart. Murray Taylor from Platinum Homes Manukau and Counties expresses it best. “We know what works, simply because we have…

Red Shed Palazzo

For a family-friendly day out or a night to remember, you can’t go further than the Red Shed Palazzo, which is more than just an award winning café. Relax amongst the tranquil garden-setting during the day or check out the hugely popular dinner theatre …

Shine the Wright Way This Season

by Sally Sumner

Walking inside the newly renovated showroom of Wrights Jewellers on King Street in Pukekohe and you are immediately transported into a Christmas wonderland. Brimming with radiant sparkling gemstones, polished silver and gold chains adorned with seasonal…

We Love the ProNav App!

Not strangers to building a new house Maggie and Steve Bygate are truly enthusiastic when they describe how much they like Navigation Homes ProNav App Smartphone tool that they were able to utilise during their recent build in the Paerata Rise community.

Standing the Test of Time

When you have been in the business of building homes as long as Frank Verheyen has you know what will work, and more importantly what won’t when it comes to implementing a building solution that meets your needs. Whether it’s an alteration, renovation, e…

Design and Build Well with JK Design

For design and build team Jana and Kieran Tod who make up the dynamic dyo from JK Design creativity is everything. A locally based interior design and build company, JK Design offers a new approach to building projects whether they be new builds, renovat…

Do it Once, Do it Right!

Hutton Builders - Where Quality Has No Compromise!

There is plenty of choice locally in Pukekohe when it comes to finding a building company who are willing and able to build a house for you, complete with all the bells and whistles. But it takes a special builder with whom you can create a relationship…

Celebrating The Life of Your Loved One

Ensom Funeral Services recognises that each family’s needs are different and, with that in mind, they take the time to prepare a unique and fitting tribute and farewell. It is the emphasis on providing personal advice and assistance to grieving families…

Let Us Care About Your Hearing

Ours ear's main function is to transmit and transduce sound to the brain through the parts of the ear and as we age like much about our bodies, changes occur, and this can result in hearing loss. Because this can happen over a period of time, it can have…

Get Festive with Bracu!

Make your Christmas event one to remember

With Christmas just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about long Summer evenings spent dining with friends, relaxed brunches with extended families and the obligatory workplace Christmas party. What better venue is there than Bracu Restaura…

Making Connections Count

Parenting doesn’t come with a handbook and anyone who has ever been a parent or acted as a caregiver to a child, knows that it is not easy negotiating the many needs of a child from the moment they are born. Connecting Together is a relatively new Occup…

Getting ‘Results That Move You!’

Motivated to achieve the very best for her clients in all sorts of property markets

Real estate has become a way of life for Alison Kemp and it is evident from the moment you meet her that she wouldn’t change it. “My focus is on delivering service to my clients beyond their expectations and hopefully a very positive experience in wh…

Big on Service, Big on Deals

Treat yourself to the Best!

Ebbett Pukekohe is part of a trusted motor vehicle company that’s been going from strength to strength for 90 years. Since Alf Ebbett started the company in 1912, the very essence of providing the very best cars at the best prices has been at the forefro…

Superior Construction, Second to None

Building with Platinum Homes It’s obvious the moment you set foot in a Platinum home, that the attention to detail, finishing and features are what sets them apart. Murray Taylor from Platinum Homes Manukau and Counties expresses it best. “We know wha…