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Getting to the point! (and 5 questions we should always ask ourselves)

As we head toward yet another election, our expectation for open and honest dialogue grows about as fast as our disappointment in the often misleading, self-serving and deceptive commentary. It’s an amazing paradox – just when we need to hear … Read More


Even back in the late 60’s in a small New Zealand town called Whangarei, there was advertising and it was effective.

I was just an average, seventeen year old, trying to push the boundaries, my hormones raging and yet I … Read More

Our history defines us.

At age eighteen, there were two motivations to go to Teachers College, a move to a bigger city and a girl to boy ratio of 10 to one.

It was brilliant. Forget HECS fees; we were paid to study. It … Read More

Clicks and bricks – the future of retail

As I said in the last Bleat, the world moves in cycles… though I have to say that those waiting for Chardonnay to become fashionable again are in for a long time between drinks…

My point was that we’ve seen … Read More