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

 


Long Time Business Guide Retires

Long Time Business Guide Retires

A long time executive member of Business Kapiti Horowhenua, Ron Parkin, has stepped down after a service of 12 years.

BKH is responsible for the annual Electra Kapiti Horowhenua Business awards and Ron Parkin held the Chair’s position for seven years to 2010. His speciality has been organising and participating in the assessment process. Current Chair of BKH, Tony Rush said at the AGM that “year by year, Mr Parkin added further rigour to the assessment process.”

As a past entrant, Ron Parkin has always been a strong advocate of the local business awards. He headed the Levin-based Genoese Foods which won categories and then the Electra Business of the Year Award in 2001.

Also stepping down from the BKH Executive is Daphne Luke, Kaiwhakahaere of the Kapiti Horowhenua Maori Business development agency, Te Arahanga O Nga Iwi.

The executive for the 2012-13 year is Horowhenua Councillor, Tony Rush (Chair); Diane Prow, Aura Information Security; Graham Smellie, Chair Nature Coast Enterprise; Ian Fenwick, Electra; Ingo Schleuss, Company Branding Shop; Mark Ternent, G5; and Ross Leggett, Electra.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Gongs Got: Canon Media Awards & NZ Radio Awards Happen

Radio NZ: RNZ website The Wireless, which is co-funded by NZ On Air, was named best website, while Toby Manhire and Toby Morris won the best opinion general writing section for their weekly column on rnz.co.nz and Tess McClure won the best junior feature writer section. More>>

ALSO:

Pre-Budget: Debt Focus Risks Losing Opportunity To Stoke Economy

The Treasury is likely to upgrade its forecasts for economic growth in Budget 2016 next week but Finance Minister Bill English has already signalled that more of his focus is on debt repayment than on fiscal stimulus or tax cuts... More>>

ALSO:

Fulton Hogan's Heroes: Managing Director Nick Miller Resigns

Fulton Hogan managing director Nick Miller will leave the privately owned construction company after seven years in charge. The Dunedin-based company has kicked off a search for a replacement, and Miller will stay on at the helm until March next year, or until a successor has been appointed and a transition period completed. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Electricity, Executions, And Bob Dylan

The Electricity Authority has unveiled the final version of its pricing plan for electricity transmission. This will change the way transmission prices (which comprise about 10% of the average power bill) are computed, and will add hundreds of dollars a year to power bills for many ordinary consumers. More>>

ALSO:

Half Empty: Fonterra NZ, Australia Milk Collection Drops In Season

Fonterra Cooperative Group says milk collection is down in New Zealand and Australia, its two largest markets, in the first 11 months of the season during a period of weak dairy prices. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news