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BABY BOOMERS CHANGING THE LANDSCAPE FOR SMALL TOWNS

Retirement village living is increasingly becoming a lifestyle choice, with 13.5% of over 75 year olds in retirement villages in 2017 compared with 9.8% in 2008.

The Oaks on Neville shows one way the sector is evolving to keep up with changing expectation of what a retirement village should offer.

 

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PADDOCK TO PLATE

Lloyd Rooney and Mike Fraser were farming for ten years before they fell into the restaurant game when an opportunity to buy a Northland restaurant - The Cove - came up.

Two Boys Network was formed and has since expanded to four restaurants in Whangarei, Waipu, and Mangawhai, as well as their beef and sheep farm Highgate Hill and their market garden, The Vege Shack.

“How things can grow so quickly that surprised me the most. I didn’t realise the business would expand so naturally the way it did.”

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THE OAKS ON NEVILLE (“The Oaks”)

A retirement village in the centre of a small town seeking to bring the village and community together could be a blueprint for regional New Zealand

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GROWTH IN THE HOPS INDUSTRY

New Zealand’s tourism industry, the star of the local economy for the past decade, has growing pains.

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HOW HAS THE DROUGHT AFFECTED THE RURAL SECTOR AND HOW HAS ANZ HELPED?

Farmers around the country have been dealing with extreme weather; Hawke’s Bay Senior Relationship Manager Marcus Bousfield gives some insight about what farmers are dealing with in his region.

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