HAMPTONS HAPPENINGS: October 2019 – Issue 10 - WIN a Motorised Chilly Bin - Hamptons ITM

HAMPTONS HAPPENINGS: October 2019 – Issue 10 – WIN a Motorised Chilly Bin

Welcome to the October edition of Hamptons Happenings.

In this issue we:

In past issues of Hamptons Happenings… we’ve shared some information on various members of our team at Hamptons. We’ve done this unashamedly… because we’re pretty proud of our team in terms of their expertise, how long they’ve been at Hamptons and how well they know the building supply game and also our wonderful customers…

This month we thought we’d change tack slightly, pin our colours to the mast and show our 100% support for another team that we’re all pretty proud of…

Like the rest of the country, everyone here at Hamptons ITM will be absolutely glued to their televisions over the next few weeks cheering on the All Blacks as they look to secure their 4th Rugby World Cup title.

The Rugby World Cup (RWC) has been running since 1987 – so the tournament has been around for 32 years and there have been 8 Rugby World Cups so far… this year’s tournament in Japan is the 9th RWC.

What you might not know is that in the competition’s history there have been 25 teams compete for the RWC… but the only teams to have ever made a RWC final are England, South Africa, Australia, France and New Zealand.

England is the only team from the Northern hemisphere to have ever won the RWC. As you think about the fact that only 5 teams in the world have ever made a RWC final… spare a thought for the poor old French, who have made 3 RWC finals and have lost all three. Something for our All Blacks to be wary of is the fact that the South African’s have never lost a RWC final. The South Africans made the RWC final in 1995 and 2007 and won both finals.

While we think about that… it’s good to also remind ourselves that every single team at the RWC will be feeling pretty wary as various All Blacks and the All Blacks team themselves certainly hold more than a few RWC records… Richie Mckaw is the only captain to have ever had two consecutive RWC wins. Mark Ellis is the only player to have scored a double hat trick (6 tries) in a single RWC game when the All Blacks beat Japan 145 to 17 in 1995. The late and great Jonah Lomu, jointly holds the record for the most tries scored in a RWC tournament.

The All Blacks are also the only team to have ever won 3 Rugby World Cups… and like everyone else in the country – everyone here at Hamptons will be crossing our fingers and toes and hoping that we can take that tally to 4 in Tokyo!!! 

In our last issue of Hamptons Happenings, we showcased the latest self-building technology that is used to construct everything from pop up (and out) houses, bridges, hotels, solar panels, shops, stadiums, medical centres and more…

This month, we’re sticking with our Rugby World Cup theme and showcasing the very latest construction robots in Japan.

In Japan over 1/3 of all construction workers are over the age of 54. Unfortunately, as these people look to retire, they’re not able to be replaced by younger builders as in Japan only 10% of all construction workers are under 30-years-old.

By 2025 it is predicted that Japan’s construction labour pool will fall to 2.2 million, down from 3.4 million in 2014.

This situation means that Japan has been investing heavily into developing construction robots to help…

Enter our Hamptons Happenings competition
Here’s a photograph of last month’s extremely talented and very clever competition Winners Jane & Simon from Plain and Simple Ltd picking up their Hamptons ITM prize pack from their account manager Jamie…

WIN a Hamptons ITM Motorised Chilly Bin
For this month’s Hamptons Happenings competition, we’re sticking with our Rugby World Cup theme…

If you’re an account holder at Hamptons ITM either email Mata at admin@hamptons.co.nz or give us a call on 03 374 3333 and simply tell us:

  1. The two teams you think are going to be in the RWC final
  2. Who you think will win the RWC?
  3. The first try scorer in the final…

The winner of our competition will take away the Hamptons ITM motorised chilly bin, filled with some other fantastic (and of course very useful) giveaways!

Terms and Conditions

  1. Only one entry per account holder or sub-account. If you have active sub-accounts (which have purchases lodged against them in the month of September) then you are able to lodge 1 entry per live sub-account.
  2. Anyone making a cash purchase over the value of $200 (at the time of entry) will also be able to enter. Only one entry per person.
  3. Every entry that guesses the two teams in the final will get 1 point.
  4. Every entry that guesses the winning team will get 1 point.
  5. Every entry that guesses the first try scorer in the final will get 1 point.
  6. If there is more than 1 entry with the highest number of points, these entries will be placed in a hat… and the winner (who will win the Hamptons ITM chilly bin…) will be the entry drawn first out of the hat.
  7. Sadly no Hamptons ITM staff are eligible to enter the competition.
  8. Hamptons ITM decision is absolutely final, and no protests, enquiries or disputes will be entertained. We’re trying to have some innocent fun, not start WW3.

Shadow Clad Installation Training Day

On Thursday the 3rd of October from 1:30 – 3:00 pm Hamptons ITM will be hosting a demonstration of the new shadow clad stick and shadow clad APP.

Members of the team at Hamptons ITM will be on hand to help answer your questions on the day. 

If you can make it – please let Mata know by either phoning her on (03) 374 3333 or emailing her at admin@hamptons.co.nz

Come along and claim LBP points toward your LBP skills maintenance scheme.*

We look forward to seeing you there…

*Terms and conditions apply

Click on the video below to watch a video with this month’s Hot Hamptons Deal covering the incredible range of Makita outdoor power equipment.

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Click here to follow @Hamptons_ITM to keep up to date with our latest news, promotions and Hamptons Hot Deals…

Best wishes,

David & Wendy, Don, Carolyn and the rest of the team at Hamptons ITM

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