Projects } TBK Capital

Increase in Local Body & Industrial applications

In September, Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) released their findings from a ten year study into trends in river water quality. The report has identified degrading trends out weighing water quality improvements, and these findings that have been supported by both Fish & Game NZ and the Cawthron Institute.

DryNZ - Investment to meet demand

DryNZ Limited is a privately owned and operated food drying business located in Waiuku, south of Auckland. It sources produce from New Zealand’s best heartland growers and produces a range of wholesale dried fruit, vegetable and medicinal products. These come in the form of pieces, powders and slices.

Retirement Village Development – High Return Potential

As a reader of our newsletters you may have read the Offer to subscribe to the construction of a License to Occupy (LTO) retirement village with an aged care facility in Amberley just out of Christchurch. An indicative loan offer to secure the land and provide the development finance has been received.

Interest rates and raising money

Recent discussions in the media show surprise that the Reserve Bank reduced the Official Cash Rate to 1%, a record low, and raise the question - how much further can this go? And what would be the implication of negative interest rates? Well I’m not going to go there!

Breakthrough in Solving Water Pollution

I hope you read my last newsletter about a New Zealand business that has a patented solution to the world wide problem of disposal of waste water. It converts liquid waste streams into clean water and solids using a multi stage process combining their proprietary chemical flocculation stage with mechanical filtration.

Meeting the Demand for Affordable Housing

New Zealand faces a major housing shortage. There is a need to build more than one hundred thousand homes here over the next ten years. And more than half this demand is located within in the golden triangle of Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga.

Manuka Oil plantation – early investor sought

As a subscriber to my Opportunities newsletters, you may have read the one I sent a few weeks ago about the opportunity to invest in a fully grown 800+ Ha Manuka plantation in Northland.

Retirement Village Development – Equity Offer - FULLY SUBSCRIBED AND NOW CLOSED

Further to our recent newsletter about this investment opportunity, I’m pleased to advise the promoter is now in discussion with a potential first mortgage funder to provide the debt finance for the development of the 250 unit retirement village in Paeroa.

Invest in the Business of Providing Retirement Income - FULLY SUBSCRIBED AND NOW CLOSED

After only 8 years, KiwiSaver - New Zealand’s semi-compulsory national retirement savings scheme - has been hugely successful with over 2 million members. Over the next 15 years over half a million people will be eligible to leave the scheme with accumulated savings of $36 billion.

Imersia - Pre Offshore Capital Raise - FULLY SUBSCRIBED AND NOW CLOSED

In last month's Opportunities Update we briefly summarised a number of exciting projects now under way and which are seeking capital.


Just before Christmas I sent you an Opportunities Newsletter describing Living Green, a value added export business seeking capital. Following is a reminder of what is involved with the business and an update on the offer – including the participation of the government owned New Zealand Venture Investment Fund (NZVIF).

Retirement Village and Aged Care Offer - FULLY SUBSCRIBED AND NOW CLOSED

The ageing of the New Zealand population will see the number of over 65s double over the next decades, providing a significant market opportunity for the retirement village sector.


Freeflow Pipes presented at an Investor Showcase Luncheon in Auckland last month. The feedback from interested parties shows conviction the business will revolutionise the industry here and in Australia, but they have a preference for share ownership from day one rather than the current offer of convertible notes.

Revolutionary Textile for Health & Athletics - FULLY SUBSCRIBED AND NOW CLOSED

Early last year Footfalls & Heartbeats raised equity investment from the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund, Global from Day One Seed Investment Fund, and SparkBox Venture Group.

Property Management Rights - FULLY SUBCRIBED AND NOW CLOSED

Charta Income Fund Limited (CIFL) is in the business of managing a portfolio of over 800 residential properties predominately in greater Auckland. These include freestanding houses, townhouse complexes and multi-unit developments including high rise residential apartments and student accommodation.