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Category: Editorial

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24 March 2022

Pleasant Point Railway

Enthusiasts enable a peek into a more romantic past. By Nathalie Brown Photographs: Brian High. They’re a dedicated lot, these steam railway enthusiasts. More often than not, they’re blokes past retirement age who are happy to spend two days or so each week restoring late 19th- and early 20th...

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Auctions On Laptop Editorial

1 July 2021

Star Auctions

Star Auctions is our internal method for selling off wrecked (written off) vehicles and damaged parts. We’ve been doing this successfully for years & there are over 20,000 people who have saved us as a favourite seller on Trade Me. We’ve now updated the Star Auctions website to make it eas...

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1 August 2020

Leading Together

In such times of uncertainty, good leadership can be the difference between calm & crisis. This has never felt truer than now, as the world responds to the fast changing & ever growing treats of Covid-19. All around us change is happening with a willingness &enthusiasm often described a...

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Photoshoot Editorial

14 April 2020

Going behind the scenes - the anatomy of a photoshoot

Have you noticed our beautiful new photography on our website and elsewhere? Looking good in public is not simply a process of sending a photographer out to take some happy snaps. Photography logistics is a huge undertaking. . Keir and Lee from our agency scouted many potential locations and then...

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1 April 2020

Keeping Busy

As we head into a new year I reflect on a commonly asked question which has become a conversational crutch: “How’s it going?” Invariably, the response: “Good! Just busy.”. This exchange is appears to be found everywhere in both our personal & professional lives. It is as if busyness ...

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1 June 2019

Consistency & Success

I go to my local swimming pool typically 4 days a week & one of the greatest lessons I have learned from swimming is there are three simple things you need for success. Focus: You cannot be good at everything and it is hard to be great at more than one thing, so pick the one thing you are goin...

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1 July 2018

Pit Stops

More than ever, I am beginning to understand how it is imperative for leaders to take time away for thinking & reflection about where we are & where one is headed. Even though intuitively we know this would be good & beneficial for us personally, these times rarely make it onto our ca...

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1 December 2017

No new years resolutions

As we approach a new year many of us will be making resolutions for what we want to achieve in life, and in 2018. For most of us, the path to those things starts by setting specific & actionable goals. At least, this is how I approached much of my life until probably the last few years running...

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