Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Six in a Row for Canterbury Real Estate Legend

5 May 2005

Unprecedented Six in a Row for Canterbury Real Estate Legend

Exceptional focus, commitment to customer excellence, and a huge capacity for work have again proved to be what it takes to retain the top spot in Harcourts Canterbury for real estate legend, Alison Aitken from the Harcourts Grenadier Christchurch City office.

Ms Aitken was announced as Harcourts Canterbury's No. 1 Sales Consultant for an unprecedented sixth year in a row at the 2004-2005 regional end of year awards yesterday morning with over 530 Harcourts team members in attendance. Announced second and third were Alison Carter from Harcourts Grenadier Ferrymead and Sara Ashcroft from Harcourts Holmwood Fendalton.

Alison Aitken noted that to have again achieved the top spot required more hard work every year and added, “Each year we ask: how can we make the business better?” She also attributed her success to team work within her office, and the wider contribution Harcourts Canterbury Business Owners made to maintain the profile and quality of the Harcourts brand. Ms Aitken was Harcourts' No. 1 New Zealand Sales Consultant from 1999-2003, and achieved No. 2 last year.

CEO of Harcourts New Zealand, Bryan Thomson, described Alison Aitken as the, “heart, soul and face of Harcourts for so many of our team throughout New Zealand. She is known for her generosity in assisting others to grow by sharing her experience, and renowned by her clients for her selfless drive to achieve wonderful results through knowledge and sheer hard work. A classic example of this was following her achievement at our awards function, Alison was straight back at work holding open homes in the afternoon. If we could build the perfect consultant, Ali would be where the mould would come from.”

The ceremony was the third of four regional awards being held around the country over ten days as a build-up to the highly anticipated National Awards which are part of Harcourts’ annual Conference at Sky City Auckland, 23-25 May 2005. Mr Thomson added, “So many of our offices and team members have enjoyed another exceptional year and record achievements.”

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Half A Billion Accounts: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>

Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>

ALSO:

Half Full: Fonterra Raises Forecast Payout As Global Supply Shrinks

Fonterra Cooperative Group, the dairy processor which will announce annual earnings tomorrow, hiked its forecast payout to farmers by 50 cents per kilogram of milk solids as global supply continues to decline, helping prop up dairy prices. More>>

ALSO:

Results:

Meat Trade: Silver Fern Farms Gets Green Light For Shanghai Maling Deal

The government has given the green light for China's Shanghai Maling Aquarius to acquire half of Silver Fern Farms, New Zealand's biggest meat company, with ministers satisfied it will deliver "substantial and identifiable benefit". More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news