The Conference 2019
Jun 25, 2019
This year’s Apparelmaster Group Conference was held in The Garden City of Christchurch and a fantastic time was had by everyone. Another very successful fundraising initiative throughout the conference raised over $20,000 for LIFE Education Trust thanks to the amazing generosity of our Apparelmaster group members and their suppliers.
Electric Delivery Vans – Bring it on McCallums!
Jan 30, 2019
We are so thrilled for one of our awesome Apparelmaster families! McCallums Group in Southland are delighted to announce they are one of the 31 successful applicants out of 77, of the EECA’s Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund this year.
25 Years With Wrights!
Dec 4, 2018
When Lois Marshall started working with Keith and Barbara Pickford in September 1993, little did she know her Wrights Drycleaning career would span 25 years – maybe more! As she celebrates her 25th year with Wrights Drycleaners Limited, Lois certainly has a few stories up her sleeves.
Mats - Find Out More About Our Floor Mat Rental Service
Nov 13, 2018
Mats have forever been a customary symbol of welcome, a vestige of greeting and comfort. They’re an invitation to wipe the worries of the outside world away and come on in. In the workplace, mats are so much more than a happy hello – they provide relief from fatigue, safe spaces in slippery areas, and have become an excellent way of ensuring your business is covered under the Health and Safety at Work Act.
A Tribute to Bill Ritchie
Oct 19, 2018
It’s easy to see that Bill Ritchie was a man, not only admired and respected, but truly loved by the people who worked with him over his 40 years with Apparelmaster. He was a dearly loved father of three, a wonderful husband to Inez, and Grandad Bill to his 10 grandchildren. He was also a man of vision, ethics, commitment, and innovation.
Supporting the Steel On Court and Off
Oct 2, 2018
Hardcore and dedicated to their local netball heroes, the team at McCallums Group were cheering loud and proud as the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel claimed its second consecutive ANZ Premiership netball title this year.
Apparelmaster Digs Deep For Life Education Trust At 40th Anniversary Conference
Sep 25, 2018
In May 2018 the Apparelmaster Group celebrated four decades of keeping New Zealand covered at work with a special 40th Anniversary Conference in Wellington
40th Anniversary Conference – there’s even a book!
Sep 4, 2018
They say life begins at 40 and at Apparelmaster, we’re definitely looking forward to another forty years in this fulfilling and fun business.
2018 Apparelmaster Rising Stars Study Tour
Aug 16, 2018
The 2018 Apparelmaster Rising Stars Study Tour has kicked off and is focused on providing an opportunity to deserving talent and future leaders in our group.
A Star is Born: Dancing with the Stars Winner!
Aug 16, 2018
A Star is Born: Ricky Brackfield of Rotorua Apparelmaster takes out the win for Dancing with the Stars – Rotorua.
Laundry Masters Clean Up at the Awards
Nov 15, 2017
Apparelmaster Rotorua (incorporating Linenmaster Rotorua and Rotorua Drycleaners) was delighted to pick up the Excellence in Sustainable Practices Award at the recent Westpac Rotorua Business Excellence Awards 2017. Commenting on the win, Director Ricky Brackfield said “We’re thrilled to have our extensive sustainability practices recognised. We are incredibly proud of what we have achieved and delighted to be pointing the spotlight on business sustainability. This award is such an important accolade for our hard-working team, they go out of their way to make a difference.”
Apparelmaster Waikato Rises from the Ashes
Aug 29, 2017
17 July 2014 is a date that will be etched in Rae and Warren Massey’s mind forever. It was a typical day at the workwear rental and laundry business they run with their son Clark. Rae was the last person to leave the plant that night just before 6pm. Before going, she did her usual checks and made sure that everything was switched off. She noticed a slightly unpleasant smell, and set about detecting where it was coming from. Having been in the laundry business for many years, Rae knew all too well the dangers of fire which are inherent in the industry.