Open finance benefits

Open finance is tipped to become the standard for consumers’ financial welfare and empowerment, according to a new Aotearoa fintech research report. FinTechNZ executive director Jason Roberts says the huge opportunities for Kiwi businesses and consumers can’t be ignored; with open finance set to increase competition and innovation across many sectors. “Emerging fintech such as […]

Keeping cryptocurrency safe: BitPrime

Over 16 billion (NZD) worth of cryptocurrency was stolen between 2011 and late 2019. It generally boiled down to one vital thing, private keys. Anyone can access a wallet’s coins if they have the private key. The best idea is to store crypto in a wallet where you’re in control of the private keys, not […]

A new home base: Harcourts Grenadier

Their new building makes a strong statement on the corner of The Runway at Wigram. Now that they have landed in the area, Hamish and Sarah McLeod of Harcourts Grenadier are determined to make just as strong a statement with their real estate service to the fast-growing suburb of Wigram. “We are passionate about providing […]

The complexities of realty: Mike Pero Northcote

Experienced real estate salesperson Annette Pendergast understands the complexities of selling property, including preparation and presentation to market. “A successful sale begins with reaching the right buyer with correct strategic campaign,” says Annette. “I start with the home looking gorgeous, but I add the correct online marketing, use a great database of buyers, have the […]

Get organised: NH+ Associates

Happy end of the financial year 2022. It’s certainly been a year full of contrast – boom for some, whilst others have had challenges to navigate: supply chain issues, employment shortages, and a lack of tourists. The end is nigh for tax year 2022, and what better way to finish than being super organised with […]

Lifeline for struggling business owners

Haylee Wrenn has seen it all – from business owners who can’t understand why they are making a loss, to those who don’t realise they are making a profit. Some businesses are structured inefficiently, while others are too lean. Every week she speaks with someone whose mental health is severely affected by their business position. […]