Talking business with Anthony Haas, for Dec 2016 Grapevine

Business investment, attraction and retention summit


What’s good for Wairarapa is good for Wellington

The case for an early 2017 Wairarapa business summit becomes more compelling as we look beyond the 7.8 strong earthquake that shook Wellington.  
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Talking business with Anthony Haas, Grapevine column for Nov 2016



Internationally renowned potter lived in Greytown

Building on local achievements

An exhibition of pottery by the late James Greig opened in early December and runs for three months in the Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt. Rhonda Greig, his widow and an artist has cared for James’ work since he died in Japan 30 years ago. The couple and their two children had lived first in Maungakaramea, Northland, before they moved in 1968 to Greytown where he set up his first Wairarapa studio and kiln. In 1970 they moved to neighbouring Carterton rural land where Rhonda still lives.

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