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Business Connections

Business Connections is a group of like-minded business people on Auckland’s North Shore who meet fortnightly on Thursday mornings for breakfast, knowledge sharing and networking.

Our current Chairperson is Peter Hollins;
Previous Chairpersons include;
Tony Gribble, Paul Tobin, Barry Adkins, Martin Abert, Chris du Toit, Jeremy Parsons

Founding Members (made up from the disbanded BNI Millennium Chapter) in April 2012, include;
Andy Schmidt, Brian Wallis, Fraser Lamb, George Deeb, Genene Aston, Mark Adams, Martin Abert, Pete Davy, Steve Walsh, Thom Benison, Tom Kelly, Tony Gribble.

     Our current Secretary is Steph Lane.

      Our current Treasurer is Brian Wallis.

      Our current Visitor Host is Martin Abert
(please feel free to email me on martin@functioneight.com if you would like to attend a meeting)

Recent News

Media release by Aylett Investigations on Newstalk ZB

08-2015

So this just happened!! We are super excited and happy to announce that Printing.com North Shore has just been announced as the 2018 Franchise of the Year at their national conference held in […]

2018 Franchise of the Year : Printing.com

May 31st, 2018|0 Comments

So this just happened!! We are super excited and happy to announce that Printing.comNorth Shore has just been announced as the 2018 Franchise of the Year at their national conference held in Wellington over [...]

Another successful prize winner for our iPhone referral incentive scheme

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

All of us at FunctionEight Ltd were really pleased to see our Director of Sales Hundah Chan handing over another brand new iPhone 7 Plus. Hundah is pictured handing over the phone to our very [...]

Google Chrome 68 to enforce https SSL use by July 2018

February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Another article on ComputerWorld (by Greg Keizer) that is well worth a read.  Encrypt your website    This time Computerworld review the decision that Google have recently made to finally put a deadline date against [...]

IT Engineers looking for a change in your working environment

February 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Chinese New Year is next week.  Any IT Engineers that may be considering a change in their current employment are potential candidates for vacancies at FunctionEight. We would welcome hearing from you as we are [...]

Attempting to demystify blockchain…

February 9th, 2018|0 Comments

  Do you understand blockchain?  Does the relationship between blockchain, online security and cryptocurrency leave you scratching your head?  Or were you even aware that there was a relationship between them??  This article by Doug [...]

Intel Chip flaw

January 9th, 2018|0 Comments

It has emerged that the performance speed of Intel chips can slow down by anything from 5 – 30 per cent when a software fix is applied to rectify a recently discovered fundamental design flaw. [...]