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WATSON ON THE WATER

A lifelong love of the water has taken Paul Watson many places around the world and provided lasting memories and friendships but it’s his volunteer work for the New Zealand Coastguard that has taken his love of the ole’ briny full circle. After recently celebrating 30 years at Rheem, Watson...
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Just hatched Kiwi

New Year, New Home for Kiwi

On the 2nd December 2019, Kiwis for kiwi opened the Crombie Lockwood Kiwi Burrow. Based near the Wairakei Golf Course in Taupo, this brand new custom-built facility will incubate, hatch and raise kiwi from the western region of the North Island. Among many sponsors, Rheem NZ is proud to be...
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Down tools…we’re off to Japan

When speaking to plumber Stu McIvor, one of the winners of the Rheem Journey to Japan promotion, you can hear the smile in his voice as he recounts his action-packed trip to Japan. This wasn’t Stu’s first time to Japan but he was still blown away by the hospitality and...
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From Namibia to Ngamatea

“Look at this!” said David Morris, offering his phone. The photo showed a handsome animal with long, curved horns. “Got it in Namibia,” he added. The Sable Antelope was one of several trophies he had brought back from Africa. “But I’ve always wanted to hunt Ngamatea Station and we’ve been...
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‘Mad’ Mike Owens

I first heard of ‘Mad’ Mike Owens as the go-to guy for scoping out tradies to profile in this magazine. However, he took me by surprise by nominating himself alongside a bunch of other prospects. I figured that if the bloke signs off his emails as ‘Mad Mike’ then he...
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2019 Rheem Big 6 challenge review

01 Day... 02 Hours... 10 minutes When Whangaparaoa plumber Glenn Keating heard he had won the draw through Chesters Plumbing to take on the Rheem Big 6 Challenge, he thought he had a good chance of being the first to crack all six. For Glenn has a long history of...
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Ngamatea Wilderness

When 14-year-old Logan Juchnowicz visited Lake Tarawera in January with his father Stan, little did he know he was going to tick off a few ‘firsts’. A stalwart of the plumbing industry, Stan enjoys heading out onto the lake or into the hills to chase trout and deer, and being...
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Targa Adventure

Targa Adventure

The Targa The Targa is an iconic event in NZ’s road racing calendar. The Targa Competition is the passport to driving as fast as you dare through scenic and technically challenging Kiwi roads, testing your driving and navigating capability, and your service crews’ tenacity. On the other hand, the Targa...
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Matapa Chasm

Rheem On Board in Niue

With its rocky coves, expansive forests and crystalline coastal waters for as far as the eye can see, Niue is an untouched island paradise – and it was the setting for the trip of a lifetime for a lucky group of Kiwi plumbers. Nothing like a swim in 27 degree...
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Rheem V8 Supersprints Gearing up for NZ

Rheem are proud partners of the premier Supercars squad, the Shell V-Power Racing Team Rheem New Zealand is proud to continue its partnership with the premier Supercars squad for the 2018 season. The #12 and #17 Shell V-Power Racing Fords will continue to display the Rheem logo for all 15-rounds...
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