Browsing: Valerie Adams

Valerie Adams teams up with Ecostore for healthy fundraising alternative

Despite how joyful we become when we see fundraising school kids knock on our door with a box full of chocolate or cookies, sadly, we know it’s not good for us—and this is what Ecostore is pushing in a fundraising initiative campaign where it’s teamed up with four-time world shot put champion Valerie Adams for ‘Good Soap for a Good Cause,’ which might see some fundraising groups selling bars of soap instead of chocolate.

The Year in Review: Matt Pickering

When it comes to mergers, it doesn’t get much bigger than ANZ shutting the stable door on the National Bank. Everyone knew it was coming eventually, but having to say goodbye to the much-loved stallion still came as a shock to many. And from the relatively smooth IT switchover (thought to be the biggest IT project this century in New Zealand) to the roll-out of the different phases of communications, most would agree they did a pretty bloody good job of it. Matthew Pickering, head of retail marketing, pipes up.