Articles by Matthew Miller

Here’s where you’ll find the top features and analysis published in BayBuzz magazine. As well as the occasional pithy opinion column from our guest authors.

However, not all the treasures of our magazine — culture, lifestyle, opinion, personalities, events and accomplishments to celebrate, humour — are published online. To see the full content of BayBuzz magazine, exactly as published, your paid subscription is required.

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Super Weather Sensors

01 July 2019

“The weather: everyone grumbles about it, but no-one does anything about it.” MARK TWAIN Hawke’s Bay company Metris are doing something about it.  With a network of online sensors stretching from Pukekohe to Central Otago and a sophisticated cloud-based data…

Matthew Miller01 July 2019

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Meet the Hello Cup

01 April 2019

Robyn McLean is the CEO of Havelock North’s most exciting start-up company, Hello Cup.  Sourcing high-quality medical plastic from Germany, Hello Cup takes orders via a website, manufactures products in a factory in Onekawa, and ships around the world. Robyn…

Matthew Miller01 April 2019

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Listening… The Key to Marketing

01 December 2018

Will Innes and Henry Lyons are the newest kids on the block at the Tech Collective in Bridge Street, Ahuriri, with their marketing consultancy startup FOLKL (pronounced like a cross between folk, focal, and local).  In true startup fashion, like…

Matthew Miller01 December 2018

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Keeping Time

01 August 2018

Steve and Bev Nathan moved from Auckland to Hawke’s Bay in 2006 and immediately bought a vineyard. Steve thought it was the thing you do when you move to Hawke’s Bay. So they bought a small chardonnay block and created…

Matthew Miller01 August 2018

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Cricket and Conservation

29 January 2018

We know that participation in sport enriches lives and connects the community. And an active population is much healthier. The combination of regular exercise and social bonding of organised sport are the perfect preventative for the modern-day plagues of obesity,…

Matthew Miller29 January 2018

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Advertising with artificial intelligence

23 December 2017

Advertising your small business isn’t what it used to be. In the pre-Google epoch, there was a big yellow book which was delivered free of charge to every home and office in the land. The big yellow book contained the…

Matthew Miller23 December 2017

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Bom dia, Fingermark

02 October 2017

Since his arrival in Havelock North, Luke Irving has been a welcome addition to Hawke’s Bay’s business milieu. In 2016 Luke decided that his digital signage and touchscreen company, Fingermark Global, did not need to be based in Auckland and…

Matthew Miller02 October 2017

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Machine Learning … about You!

02 August 2017

It seems that every year in digital economy, a new concept emerges and everyone starts using it when hawking the benefits of their products or services. For example, five years ago it was The Cloud, the place where software was…

Matthew Miller02 August 2017

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Visiting Digital Ground Zero

03 April 2017

The digital world is moving too quickly for a lot of people. Business models are changing fast, and lifestyles are struggling to keep up. My wife George and I recently got the chance to see what was happening at Ground Zero…

Matthew Miller03 April 2017