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Eden Park outer oval to be renamed ‘Kennards Hire Community Oval’

Eden Park outer oval to be renamed ‘Kennards Hire Community Oval’

Kennards Hire is extending its support of New Zealand’s largest sport stadium, Eden Park, with a partnership deal that will see the equipment hire brand given naming rights of the stadium’s outer oval.

As a family owned business, creating shared experiences with its customers and community has always been integral to Kennards Hire and further strengthening their partnership with the iconic Auckland stadium was the natural choice given their mutual community values...

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How fast action on soundproofing saved the day at Eden Park

How fast action on soundproofing saved the day at Eden Park

Earlier this year, Eden Park, New Zealand’s national stadium prepared to hold its first concert on the hallowed turf.

Unfortunately, in the days leading up to the much-anticipated concert, things didn't quite go to plan. Luckily, Kennards Hire's Auckland branch stepped in with some quick action that saved the day.

Here's how the story unfolded...

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Kennards Hire expands into Northern Rivers Region

Kennards Hire expands into Northern Rivers Region

Late September, as NSW was in the midst of its longest lockdown yet, Kennards Hire quietly set up shop in Lismore, building upon its regional presence across its booming New South Wales network.

With regional NSW becoming more popular for those looking for a tree-change, Lismore is primed to become a thriving cultural and community city. Situated in the Northern Rivers Area, the new Kennards Hire branch is going to help local tradies and DIYers with their projects of all shapes and sizes...

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National family business day 2021

National family business day 2021

Kennards Hire has been hiring out equipment since 1948 when founder, Walter Kennard, was approached by a neighbour to borrow a concrete mixer and he said those now infamous words, “You can’t borrow it, but you can hire it.”

Since that day in Bathurst, NSW Kennards Hire has grown to over 180 branches across two countries, employing more than 1500 people. Its philosophy is grounded in its four values of ‘One Family’, ‘Every Customer a Raving Fan’, ‘Taking Hire Higher’ and ‘Fair Dinkum’. Values that have served three generations of the Kennard family in creating the iconic hire equipment company...

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Getting 'on the tools' to build positive youth futures

Getting 'on the tools' to build positive youth futures

On Friday, 10 September, 30 Brisbane CEOs and business leaders picked up tools and took lessons in bike building from teens involved with local charity, TRACTION in their recent ‘CEO Bike Build'. Together, they raised over $100,000, helping 50 more young people access the programs, which help them build resilience and stay in school...

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