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A Step Too Far for SAFE?

Sunday 13th December, 2015

Yesterday I signed the petition to have the charitable (tax free) status of SAFE revoked – the petition organiser has a target of 15,000 signatures and are about 4,700 adrift currently. Looking at their site, SAFE’s stated mission is…... Read more

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When will Country Calendar Get Serious?

Friday 25th September, 2015

There are so many advancements in agriculture in this country, it’s our biggest earner and yet we are woefully short of people wanting to enter this amazing industry. Genetics, software, farm management systems, mechanisation, harvesting... Read more

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Millennials and Trust

Tuesday 9th June, 2015

Here’s some interesting facts from some US millennial research… the average Millennial has 1 good friend – down from 3 in the 1980’s they have an average of 155 Facebook friends but only communicate regularly with 7 88% of youth who... Read more

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What Can We Learn from a Mosquito?

Thursday 4th June, 2015

“If you think you’re too small to make an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room”. You notice a mosquito more than any other insect and it has one purpose – to drive you insane; which it does very effectively. My... Read more

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Keeping business simple

Thursday 31st May, 2012

Rework is the best business book I have read. In 100 extremely short (a page and a half each, max.) chapters, it pares business back to its unsophisticated best. With chapter headings like ‘Meetings are toxic’ and ‘Learning from mistakes is... Read more

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DeLaval showcase

Thursday 31st May, 2012

Pictured below is a selection of our recent work for DeLaval. Tracta Beam® dairy panels told us farmers were struggling to make the connection between DeLaval’s automated world of tomorrow and New Zealand farmers’ milking sheds of today... Read more

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Technology snippets

Thursday 31st May, 2012

SKY doesn’t get it all its own way There’s a new internet provider on the scene, FYX, which appears to be cheaper and provides a viable alternative to SKY . . . read more SKY doesn’t get it all its own way – again Here’s another. Looks... Read more

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Massey University showcase

Thursday 31st May, 2012

Pictured below is a selection of our recent work for Massey University. In recent years New Zealand’s place in the world has changed; a new New Zealand is emerging. New Zealanders are carving out their futures, confident that they have something... Read more

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Flavour gets a taste for Hawke’s Bay

Thursday 31st May, 2012

After more than two decades as Gisborne’s leading design and digital agency, Flavour are now collaborating with our team in Napier. Flavour is a specialist agency, focusing on the food and beverage sector for the likes of Rush Munro’s... Read more

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Tracta up and running for 2012

Friday 6th January, 2012

We’ve been back at work since the 4th of Jan and the Tracta team wish you all the best for 2012. Trust you all had a relaxing time with your friends and family and are recharged for the year ahead. After a fairly wet and miserable holiday... Read more