Reusable coffee cup wins awards

Co-owner of Ideal Cup Steph Fry with some of her award-winning reusable coffee cups.

A revolutionary new coffee cup made in Motueka has won two major awards in as many months.

Beach towels that repel sand

After coming up with the idea at the beach, it took Baz Brown five years to create a product.

What do 300 million people who visit the beach each year have in common?

Marton man's dirty business

Pamela Rees, left, and John Mercer are part of the team behing Nappy Godmother.

Cleaning up a dirty nappy problem is the goal behind one man's new venture.

Weekend, schmeekend

Sometimes sacrifices need to be made in the name of an invoice.

OPINION: If there's one thing that freelancers need to learn fast, it's that there's no such thing as a weekend.

Going antique at Garvey's

Patrick Garvey has been running Garvey's, an antiques and fine furniture store, in Frankton for almost 50 years.

He's Hamilton's answer to the antique's roadshow, and 70-year-old Patrick Garvey plans to be around for a while yet.

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