We are always delighted to celebrate the successes of friends and colleagues who have taken the plunge into private enterprise by establishing their own business as well as the successes of clients who are making bold steps towards raising organisational performance.
Payments NZ Limited is the company which sets and oversees the rules and standards governing the way payment instructions are exchanged and settled and reviews payments system policies and procedures.
Payments NZ was set up by a group of banks in 2010 and is governed by eight shareholder appointed directors and three independent directors.
One of Payments NZ’s recent achievements was the launch of new Mobile Device Rules and Standards to govern the mobile payments system and to protect businesses and consumers.
We have worked extensively with Payments NZ since 2013, advising the company on a range of strategy matters including the successful launch of their new membership programme to connect with the wider payments industry.
The Blind Foundation (previously the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind) is New Zealand’s largest provider of sight loss-related services and one of the country’s most trusted organisations.
We have worked with the Blind Foundation on many occasions, assisting them with a range of strategic management issues from the decision to transition to digital library services to the introduction of a new service model for direct client service provision for blindness rehabilitation.
The Principals at Architecture Plus believe it is their responsibility to make enriching architectural contributions to the communities they serve, and to share their ideas and philosophies with their clients, their profession and the wider community. This is a practice that regularly wins awards for its work and was most recently honored in the public architecture category of the 2011 New Zealand Architecture Awards.
NZ born lure designer Graeme “Bonze” Fleet has been taking the blue water fishing community by storm with the recent launch of his gamefishing lures, clothing and accessories.
Bonze has twice received prestigious awards from the Billfish Foundation in the United States (2008 and 2009) for his achievements as a charter captain, tagging and releasing the most Blue Marlin in the Atlantic. Join the movement to Lure it. Live it. Land it! at the Bonze Lures website or follow Bonze’s progress on Facebook.
Between 2011 and 2014 we advised the company on its successful launch and financing and its move into international export markets.
The Shirt Company
Donna Middleton is a NZ born fashion designer who resides in London. Donna harnessed her passion for fashion and in 2007 established a bold new business, The Shirt Company – dedicated to producing the perfect white shirt for women. At The Shirt Company you will find a wealth of information about how you can create your own style and make your white shirt far more fashion forward than ever before! You can even find them on Facebook.
The Sport and Rugby Institute
The Sport and Rugby Institute is one of New Zealand’s leading high performance sports facilities. Home to the New Zealand Under 20’s rugby team, the Sport and Rugby Institute hosts some of New Zealand’s most significant sporting events. We’ve worked closely with the Sport and Rugby Institute to help define a new strategic direction and supporting business plan.