Client of the month – Ben Allen of Fusion Plumbing and Solar Ltd

Ben’s been in the plumbing business for more than 20 years, specialising in renovations and new builds, solar hot water and solar electric installations, plumbing and solar maintenance, radiator and under?oor heating and domestic ?re sprinkler... Read more

RMA changes proposed

In 1991 the Resource Management Act (RMA) was heralded as a visionary piece of legislation; one that would allow communities to enhance their future well-being while protecting what we have for future generations. Its political architects, Geoffrey... Read more

SBC Nelson – Client of the Year

Each month the Smart Business Centre in Stoke celebrates her client’s success with a client of the month. On the 11th November every client of the month was a ?nalist for the Smart Business Centre’s client of the year award. This year... Read more

Christmas wishes from Smart Business Centre Nelson

It has been a very busy year for us at the Smart Business Centre. So this year we have decided to close the of?ce early for Christmas and our last day for December will be 19th. The staff have deserved a well earned break over Christmas so we... Read more

Rotorua mayor leads the way

Local councils are about to release their annual plans for public comment. Not only do those plans include the financial budgets and rates, they outline the collective vision of councillors. There are many ways councillors can be visionary and they... Read more

Client of the Year 2013!

Pete and Kay receiving their award The Mobile Car Valet company is SBC Hastings Client of the Year! Pete and Kay began business two years ago by valeting a few vehicles from home for friends and family. People were so happy with Pete’s... Read more

Interest rate rises and Meridian

It should come as no surprise that interest rates are likely to start rising from about April next year. Last week the Governor of the Reserve Bank, Graeme Wheeler, reaffirmed that outlook but was more specific about the size and speed of interest... Read more