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The ColorCote Tradie Profile – Rowan Crowe

Last year, Rowan Crowe lost his job in finance during the chaos of lockdown number one. At something of a crossroads, he decided to put his family first and leave the Big Smoke for a quieter life in Whangamata. With there being about “three jobs” – to quote Rowan – in

Tradie profile: Wes Braddock – Taking on the tackle trade

It all started for Wes Braddock when he saw one of his daughter’s toys start flashing. As he watched her play, he wondered whether a similar embedded LED light might make lures more attractive to fish. Then Acting Principal of a small school in Kaitaia, he had spent plenty of

Tradie Profile: Tom Bilkey

Tom Bilkey certainly isn’t your average bloke. He’s a work hard, play hard civil engineer who loves beer almost as much as he loves the outdoors. I caught up with Tom at one of his sites on a crisp Autumn morning. Tom’s company Development Construction Ltd, which he owns and