Who's who in Our Hive

Carol Johnson's picture

Owner of a natural health store in Silverdale just north of Auckland. We (myself and the hubby) have a passion for health and healing naturally and we set up our store from scratch back in 2008. With a lot of hard work and commitment to giving good service and only stocking quality products, we...

Caroline Melberg's picture

Caroline Melberg is President of Small Business Mavericks, specialising in helping small business owners find new customers and increase their sales by marketing locally on the Internet.

Donna Richardson's picture

Donna Richardson is the Managing Director of Mobilize Mail Limited. Mobilize Mail Limited is New Zealand owned and operated – providing premium email marketing, social media marketing and reputation management services. Capitalise on the low costs and high traction rates of email with our easy...

Ngaio's picture

Sandra Crosby is a business facilitator for Enterprise North Shore Trust, North Shore City's economic development agency. The Trust provides free, expert assistance and support for businesses, including their business start up programme, Starting Out Right. Click the web site link below for more...

Sarah Poulson's picture

I'm a mum of two - a 3 year old little man and a beautiful 7 month old wee girl. I am based in Tauranga and have a digital transcription kit set up at home. I have a legal secretarial background, although have dabbled in accounts and other general secretarial duties, such as minute taking. I...

Chris's picture

Chris Price is the founder of Permission NZ Ltd which offers both technology and services to improve your online marketing. They work with a range of customers including Criterion Furniture, Pumpkin Patch, Fly Buys, Line 7 and Boise Office Supplies. Follow the link below and register to...

 Claire Hurman 's picture

Claire Hurman runs

a web design business at www.Quirk.co.nz with her

partner, Morgan Nichol.  Claire comes from a varied background, including IT training

and primary school training, and is the chief motivator and jargon-buster at Quirk.

  Morgan recently ended 6 years...

Sonia Yoshioka-Carroll's picture

Sonia Yoshioka-Carroll of Eloquent Communications is a writing, research and publicity consultant, based in Auckland, with a passion for the written word and a desire to help others communicate their business ventures in a clear and concise way.

Laura Pinkston's picture

Campervan Christchurch your first choice for exploring the Southern lakes, Queenstown, wanaka, Mt Cook and the West Coast.

Russell Devlin's picture

Russell Devlin is an Architect working from a home studio in his Christchurch garden. He specializes in Passive Solar and Energy efficient design for varied projects and incorporates as many environmentally friendly design solutions as possible. If you start with the general questions or the...

Elaine Joseph's picture

I have worked in an office environment for many years.


In recent years I have worked in the Debt Collection industry and was an Assistant Portfolio Manager. 


Unfortunately at the beginning of  2012 and quite unexpectantly I was diagnosed with Epilepsy.  It has been a very long year...

Linda Bremford's picture

I’ve worked in the Communications industry for many years, including writing time with Radio NZ and eight years in Parliament as a researcher and writer for both government and opposition. These positions in particular brought me many opportunities to see presentation skills at all levels. ...