Stories by Darren Greenwood

Folders on expansion trail in the North

A familiar face in Northland is Ian Walker – dairy and beef farmer, politician, lobbyist, businessman, and owner operator of the former Kaitaia Computer Shop, which now trades as Folders.

Software among the Northland paddocks

American Dan Bloom began his working life as a flight instructor at the age of 18 in his homeland, but has charted a course for IT success since arriving in New Zealand about 10 years ago.

Sweeping change for Business Applications

Martin Lowe got his start in the workforce sweeping floors in Gisborne in the 1960s, but he is now sweeping in change of a different kind as director of one of the city’s major office supplies companies - Business Applications.

Geeks on Wheels drives into Taranaki

Gavin Shoebridge says IT has been his “labour of love” since he built his first PC in the early 1990s. He subsequently spent 11 years installing ADSL for telcos and worked for Telecom.