WYNners Group

WYNners is a group of like-minded business people on Auckland’s North Shore who meet weekly for lunch, knowledge sharing and networking.

From humble beginnings of a couple of mates meeting for lunch each Wednesday, WYNners has grown to now boast over 22 regularly attending members. At WYNners (Widen Your Network) members are encouraged to share ideas, business problems and we all happily refer the businesses of our members on to our own clients and friends.

joeOur current Chairperson is Joe Hoonhout;
Previous Chairpersons include;
Paul Connolly & Greg Frittelli;

Founding Members include;
Greg Frittelli, Dave Pretorius, Cedric Braby, Martin Abert & Colin Kennedy – thank you all!

Our current Secretary is Martin Abert (feel free to email me if you wish to visit, or would like more information).
Our current Treasurer is Greg Frittelli.

Recent News

  • Global Internet Outage – What A Load of Rubbish

    On June 8th 2021 the world went wild with reports of a Global Internet Outage. For over one hour major sites such as BBC and the Financial Times reported errors when users around the world went to them. Then as quickly as they went offline they all started working again and the doom merchants of The post Global Internet Outage – What A Load of Rubbish appeared first on WYNners Group.

  • You Don’t need to be the Fastest Gazelle.

    It is not very sporting but to avoid it happening to you then simply avoid being the one who is caught.  This applies to many things in life but none more so that cybersecurity attacks.  Unless you are a high visibility target like the Government or a Multi-Billion Enterprise the chances are if you are The post You Don’t need to be the Fastest Gazelle. appeared first on WYNners Group.

  • The Digital Detox – 10 Years on.

    In 2011 I found myself, like many, spending all my time looking at a small screen constantly refreshing to get a quick hit of latest news from someone I may or may not know.  I may have found the post interesting but more often than not it wasn’t.  I found I would be scrolling through The post The Digital Detox – 10 Years on. appeared first on WYNners Group.

  • Blue Screen Of Death Is Back

    It’s back… The return of the blue screen of death. I had forgotten about the infamous blue screen of death until last week.  Years ago when we were using Win XP or Win 7 we would overload our computers and cause them to crash.  At least that is what we would like to tell ourselves, The post Blue Screen Of Death Is Back appeared first on WYNners Group.


    So everyone tells you that two factor authentication (2FA) or multi factor authentication (mfa) is essential these days to protect you from people hacking your systems, mainly your email.  Absolutely correct, without a shadow of a doubt it is the single most important way to protect yourself. If you want FunctionEight to provide your IT The post THE RISKS WITH 2FA appeared first on WYNners Group.

  • Remote Working Tools

    In this time of Covid-19 where working from home has become the default for many people around the world I thought I would highlight a few useful tools that you may not be currently using that can help with sharing and collaboration with your audience. Loom – Video and Screenshot Recording This service has free The post Remote Working Tools appeared first on WYNners Group.