Exporters’ Stories

Nona Pedersen

Nona Pedersen

Nona PedersenGeneral ManagerPropspeed International LtdCOVID-19 has presented many challenges for businesses around the world, however one that is not making headlines is the impact on company culture. Over the past 12 months we have nearly doubled our people and many...

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New Zealand Custom Service

New Zealand Custom ServiceCustoms helping New Zealand exporters save time and moneyNZ export entries that carry the Secure Exports Scheme (SES) seal are treated as trusted and secure because they meet the international security requirements of the World Customs...

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Oasis Engineering

Oasis EngineeringMarch 2020 and Oasis Engineering Ltd, Tauranga, had an important decision to make. The same decision made by thousands of other kiwi companies – do they choose Zoom, MS Teams, Webex or one of the many other platforms available to help the...

ASB and ExportNZ Stories: PikPok’s game theory

ASB and ExportNZ Stories: PikPok’s game theory

ASB and ExportNZ Stories: PikPok’s game theory New Zealand’s tech sector has been on a path of exponential growth for several years now, and it is showing no signs of slowing down. Wellington-based videogame developer and publisher, PikPok, is one of the...

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Mark Robotham – Manta5

Manta5’s COVID survival recipe:Fast hard decisions, communication plus and great staff buy in has Manta5 in a strong position   It’s been a hell of a six months, and although not out of the woods, we are well positioned to prosper and are...

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Shelley Guerard – icebreaker’s Japanese Journey

Building Global success through Incubation l  icebreaker’s Japanese JourneyShelley Guerard, Head of Asia and leadership team member for icebreaker, has been on a career journey creating a 360 degree appreciation of global strategy and executing through...

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Self-Certification Pilot with China Customs

New Zealand Customs is developing a self-certification option with China Customs.Self-certification is where an exporter completes the Certificate of Origin and sends it directly to the overseas agency, who will in turn engage them directly if any clarification is...

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Making Lemonade As The World Stops

Before the Covid19 global pandemic, as Fiasco, we had been making efficient touring infrastructure for seven years and had boldly taken on the USA market as well as NZ. We had been successful in our niche both at home and in the USA beyond our own expectations by...

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Andrew Sharp, CEO at Bobux

The story of Bobux and their shift to digitalIn this week’s newsletter Andrew Sharp, CEO of Bobux will share their journey to digital and becoming the brand that Kiwis know and love.Bobux started, like many great Kiwi businesses in a garage.  In 1991...

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Greg Knight – Australia Story

Our Australian StoryFlorentines was established in Tauranga in 1994 as a wholesale manufacturing and marketing company of premium frozen cakes and desserts for the food-service sector.  We have not targeted the retail sector.After reaching national sales and...