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NZ trip: Returning home

Posted on March 27, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional I’m back in the US. Just getting home from work and picking up some Indian take out. I bought a phone card and texted Annie to tell her. She texted me back to tell me that she was OK, but there was a terrible earthquake. I […]

NZ trip: Day 14, Christchurch

Posted on March 26, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional Three thirty in the morning is really early. Again. I am up getting the final touches on my packing. Connor is out cold in his bed, but Annie is up with me. I hate leaving her here, but I have to go to China for meetings. […]

NZ trip: Day 13, Christchurch

Posted on March 25, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional It’s my last day in NZ.  I still have shopping to do as I have not gotten any gifts for anyone back home. We still had to go see one of Annie’s friends and we wanted to do some local tourist stuff as well. We started […]

NZ trip: Day 12, Christchurch

Posted on March 24, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional Trish and Neil’s older son Iain’s birthday is today. We picked up Connor, Iain, and his girlfriend and took them back into town. We went to lunch at the same place we had the Waitangi Day breakfast. The food at the coffee house is excellent and […]

NZ trip: Day 11, Christchurch

Posted on March 23, 2011

WWritten by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional Back to Christchurch and the real start of my vacation. Annie keeps asking me what I want to do. To be honest, I was just so happy to be able to devote my full attention to not having to “do” anything. We went out to Trish’s […]

NZ trip: Day 6, Christchurch

Posted on March 18, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional I was back in Christchurch. Annie and Connor were in Sydney for another day and I have meetings to get to. My first was with New Zealand Rockshop. The Rockshop is one of three music store chains in NZ. This one is exclusively serviced by MDR […]

NZ trip: Day 4, Christchurch

Posted on March 16, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional After getting settled in the hotel and getting a good night’s rest we are off to breakfast. It is also Waitangi Day. Waitangi Day is the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi between the Maori and the settlers. Depending on which side you […]

NZ trip: Day 1-3, Getting there

Posted on March 13, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional   For anyone who has traveled extensively, you know when you are traveling with a small child, everyone in the gate area is hoping that they are on the opposite end of the plane from you.  The truth is Connor is a really good flyer. As […]

Lighting in the Land of the Long White Cloud

Posted on March 10, 2011

Mike Graham, product manger for CHAUVET Professional, recently took a 14-day trip to New Zealand. The indigenous Māori name for New Zealand is Aotearoa, commonly translated as land of the long white cloud. Mike primarily went for a family vacation, his wife being a native New Zealander, but he also visited a CHAUVET dealer, MDR […]