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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 10, Wellington

Posted on March 22, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional For the weekend, we are tourists. John and Julie are my wife’s brother and sister-in-law.  John is Annie’s oldest brother and they were good enough to show us around Wellington for two days. We went to the New Zealand Parliament and the Museum of New Zealand […]

NZ trip: Day 9, Wellington

Posted on March 21, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional After a long day of presentations and setting up, we are back the next day at Audio Progress tearing down. I finally have a chance to speak with Malcolm and learn what he likes about CHAUVET. He has invested heavily in the COLORado 2 and COLORado […]

NZ trip: Day 8, Wellington – MDR dealer night

Posted on March 20, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional Get up early and drive to work. It’s almost like being at home, except I am driving on the other side of the road through some of the most dangerous roads on the North Island.  There is a safer way, but apparently the GPS I am […]

NZ trip: Day 7, Wellington

Posted on March 19, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional Off to Wellington. A quick 45-minute flight on Air New Zealand, but still enough time for them to roll the drink cart up and down the aisle a few times. No problems with any of the arrangements and off to Annie’s other brother John’s house for […]

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 5, Auckland

Posted on March 17, 2011

Written by Mike Graham, product manager for CHAUVET Professional Three thirty in the morning is early.  I don’t care what time zone you think your head is in, it’s early. We got to the airport and I dropped Annie and Connor off at the international terminal. I then went to the domestic terminal to catch […]