Category: Social

It’s a wrap for the Origin Fire team

Employee comings and goings through 2019 We’ve seen some changes within the company this year. We said goodbye to Jen as he moved to a new job closer to home and we also said goodbye to Andrea who is pursuing new opportunities. Aaron took up a position with Team New Zealand. He joined us on […]

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Welcoming in the Year of the Pig

On February 5 we celebrated Lunar New Year, the first new moon day of the first Chinese lunar month in the Chinese Lunar Calendar system. The New Year has ushered in the Year of the Pig. In the Chinese zodiac each year is assigned an animal in a repeating 12-year cycle. After the Rat, the […]

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Time to Reflect

This year our Christmas party was held at local eatery Artusi, in their lovely outdoor gazebo in Remuera Village. We started with a game of ‘guess which famous person I am’ where we asked each other only yes/no questions. This was a great way to introduce ourselves to all our guests and make everyone feel […]

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Stepping up for the Steptember Challenge

The Steptember Challenge – Origin Get Moving As summer is just around the corner Origin Fire wanted to encourage staff to get fit and healthy. We decided to get on board to take 10,000 steps each day for 28 days through September. The challenge was called Steptember – Cerebral Palsy’s International Fundraiser. We formed two […]

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Yoga Time

Several months ago we started discussing the possibility of offering yoga to our staff with Karla from the Contemporary Yoga Centre.  Now we are all enjoying ‘office yoga’. The first class was held in the office, but because we are lucky enough to be Karla’s neighbours we had our second class in her yoga studio […]

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Time out to celebrate

A great destination for groups of friends seeking great southern soul food, the Origin team celebrated Christmas and the end of a big year at Miss Clawdy in Wynyard Quarter, Auckland. A fantastic staff night out to celebrate!              

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Ghostly catastrophe averted

Led by wand-waving office manager, Andréa-Ja Penny, the Origin team helped fend off a ghostly catastrophe in and around their offices in Remuera at Halloween on 31 October. No bonfires were lit but there were plenty of costumes to ward off roaming ghosts. Once again Origin demonstrated their exceptional creative skills to celebrate a special […]

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Origin Fire and Pacific Consultants – Bastille Day 2016

Most of you know our office is in Remuera and because Remuera takes Bastille Day very seriously, the Origin fire and Pacific Consulting teams went all out to join the celebrations. No one was safe from the moment that Pacific Consultants Sam Mukhtar suggested staff cut-outs, from there it was suggested we use our staff photos to […]

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Let The Summer Festivities Commence!

  Let the Festivities Commence! At Origin Fire and Pacific Consultants our wonderful Principals organised an outing for the teams to celebrate the upcoming festivities with a charming boat ride, delicious food and great company. On a day that was supposed to be raining with chances of thunder, we began the afternoon with a lovely sunny boat […]

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