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Iain Stephens Floral:  Blossoming in Remuera

Iain Stephens Floral: Blossoming in Rem…

A love of beautiful things, an introduction from a friend, and a suggestion from her husband, were b...

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Jems of Remuera: Pearls of Wisdom

Jems of Remuera: Pearls of Wisdom

We recently sat down for a chat with John Lee, owner of Jems of Remuera, to talk about his inspirati...

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Browns Eatery & Store:  Great Food, Great Style

Browns Eatery & Store: Great Food, …

Now under new ownership, Browns Eatery & Store (formerly Browns Espresso) is undergoing some big...

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Antheas: The Jewel Box

Antheas: The Jewel Box

Husband and wife team Monette and David Blackborow of Antheas answer in unison when asked what it's ...

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Lighthouse Remuera:  The bright lights

Lighthouse Remuera: The bright lights

Scott McGregor and Simon Lloyd met in their student days, playing rugby.  Now, they're a team o...

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The Wild Bunch:  Pick of the Bunch

The Wild Bunch: Pick of the Bunch

It's turned into a very good thing that Jo Mann found herself in a floristry job over a Christmas br...

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Hedgerow:  Gifts and Homewares

Hedgerow: Gifts and Homewares

Whether you're searching for the perfect gift, feel like spoiling yourself - or just fancy taking fi...

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Browns:  A pearl of a business

Browns: A pearl of a business

It's not so much keeping up with the Joneses as it is keeping up with the Bilkeys.  The family ...

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New World:  The Green Grocer

New World: The Green Grocer

Adrian Barkla, owner of New World Remuera, is not a greengrocer in the traditional sense.  Howe...

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Mikko Shoes:  If the Shoe Fits

Mikko Shoes: If the Shoe Fits

Marilyn Monroe famously said, “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world”. In Micha...

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Gracious Living: Designs on You

Gracious Living: Designs on You

When asked what he likes about working in Remuera, Tom Davies of Gracious Living freely admits that ...

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Bakers Delight:  A Bundraising Business

Bakers Delight: A Bundraising Business

The team at Bakers Delight don't loaf around when it comes to providing for 'their' community. ...

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