It's all about good communication for news and media specialist Diana Burns.
For Michael Cox, life has been a blend of graphic design work and fine artistry.
When she first moved to New Zealand, seismologist Caroline Holden used to go to Te Papa for a simulated earthquake. She doesn’t have to now.
An unusual choice of a varsity paper gave Leon Toorenburg a unique insight of the business possibilities of science.
There isn’t much mayhem detective sergeant Shane Dye hasn’t seen, but he still gets a kick out of being a cop.
Upper Hutt Cossie Club manager Dean Candy says innovation and teamwork keeps it at the top of its game.
Peter van Drimmelen has driven buses almost as long as he has played the viola professionally.
Tony Albano has filled thousands of cars, cleaned countless windscreens, and mixed with all kinds of folks down at the petrol station.
A couple of broken bones turned out to be lucky breaks for Scott Feasey's building career.
Andreas Markwitz and his team at GNS Science are harnessing the marvels of physics to give New Zealand industry some leading-edge technology.
Poetry and carpets are woven together in Richard Pointon's business.
Wellington plumber Richard Dilks went into business for himself seven months ago and is relishing being his own boss.
Cafe Mamba has been part of Wellington’s cafe scene for more than half a century. Owner Carl Beasley explains why.
Dave Gilroy grew up in fire stations but only became a fire fighter after first training as a sparky.
Just as there can be a fine line between pleasure and pain, there can be a fine line between dental phobia and fascination.
Film Archive film conservator Reiner Schoenbrunn has helped restore an important record of New Zealand's aviation history.
Guy St Clair is lapping up life in the world of furniture and homewares and does not miss his past corporate life one little bit.
This affable Aussie is enjoying great success selling Wellington homes under the hammer.
Penny Murdoch admits she’s packed more experience than most people into her career. By the tender age of 23 she’d already had eight years of hairdressing behind her and when she returned from her OE and she set up her own business.
Cristine Angus likes to make difference in the world and has set up two business of her to do just that.