11 August 2023

The Cole Murray office in Hastings came alive with networking and informative discussions during the recent BA5 event, hosted by Cole Murray Financial Services. The event was a gathering of professionals and entrepreneurs, offering a platform for networking and engaging conversations. The evening was a testament to Cole Murray's commitment to fostering connections within the local business community.

One of the highlights of the evening was the presence of Cole Murray financial advisors, who were readily available to answer questions and provide insights to the guests. Their expertise in various financial areas, including insurance, loans, KiwiSaver planning, and mortgages, was a valuable resource for attendees seeking expert guidance.

Will Vermeulen, the CEO of Cole Murray, took the stage to deliver a comprehensive presentation about the diverse range of services offered by the company. He discussed both personal and business services, emphasizing the advantages of choosing Cole Murray for financial solutions. The CEO shared real-life examples, such as how Cole Murray had helped a business navigate the aftermath of a collision through their car insurance coverage.



The event also showcased the success stories of local businesses that have benefited from Cole Murray's services. The partnership between Cole Murray and Cape Kidnappers Trail Run was highlighted, emphasizing Cole Murray's commitment to supporting local events and initiatives. The recent addition of Mortgagelink and Insurancelink in Napier to the Cole Murray family expanded the range of services available, promising more comprehensive financial solutions. We heard from Peter Barry, who highlighted the benefits of the expansion.

Adding an element of anticipation, the event featured a business card draw. Three lucky winners, Charlotte Allen from Red Carpet Dressmaking, Jan Ward-Allen from Active Listening, and Sonya Earley from GrowHR, each won a coveted bottle of Selini Wine. The draw added an element of fun and excitement to the evening, leaving the winners delighted.


The BA5 networking event hosted by Cole Murray Financial Services was a resounding success, bringing together professionals from various sectors to connect, learn, and explore the extensive range of financial solutions offered by Cole Murray. The event not only strengthened existing partnerships but also laid the foundation for new collaborations within the vibrant business community of Hawke's Bay.