Entries by Neil Hodgson

Gelato Roma

I first wrote about Gelato Roma back in March 2016 and a lot has happened with this exciting Nelson business in the intervening years, so I thought it was time to find out more and tell you about it. Let’s start by having a quick look back at the history of Gelato Roma. The business was established in […]

Xero updates

Hubdoc From 18th March Hubdoc will be included for free with Xero business plan subscriptions. Hubdoc is a document collection and management software that reads and extracts key information from your  receipts, invoices and emailed invoices and statements and converts it to files that links to your transactions in Xero.  Get in touch to find […]

Residential Loss Ring-fencing

From the 19/20 year onwards losses from a residential rental property can no longer be offset against other income such as salary, wages or other business income. The loss from one rental property can be offset against other residential rental income if you choose to use the portfolio basis (if you own more than one […]

Agreements for Sale & Purchase of Property

The Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Property that’s used for the vast majority of property transactions is the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand / Auckland District Law Society (REINZ/ADLS) Agreement for Sale and Purchase and the form is reviewed regularly to ensure it remains an effective agreement as times change. Changes take into […]

Kawai Cottage

If you are looking for delightful accommodation in Nelson that isn’t just another motel or hotel room then check out Kawai Cottage. It’s a stunning cottage in Nelson city, lovingly renovated and furnished by clients of Savage & Savage. Kawai Cottage is an original kiwi cottage in all her original glory but with a bit […]

Sari Hodgson Awarded FCA Status

Each year the Council of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand recognises outstanding achievement in the profession of accountancy by awarding Fellowships to its members. Fellowships, are awarded to members who are nominated by their peers for outstanding career achievement or contribution to the profession. The 2019 awards are to be formally announced in a […]

2019 Vintage Wines in Nelson

At the risk of repeating myself I love this time of the year, everything in the garden is starting to sprout into life again after being dormant during the winter, the daylight hours are longer, daylight saving has started, the sun is warming us once again and most importantly the first of the 2019 vintage […]

Diving deep into Marlborough’s booming seafood industry

Think Marlborough, and you might immediately think “wine”. Boasting some of the best-known and oldest vineyards in the country, the viticulture industry looms large in the region. But dwell on the stats for a moment, and it becomes obvious just how important a part the seafood industry plays in Marlborough’s economic successes as well. Blenheim-based […]