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Locate Your Business in Remuera

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 15:00

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Street Upgrades / Beautification Projects

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:59

The Remuera Business Association is working closely with the Orakei Local Board, Auckland Transport and urban designer Ian Kohler to make Remuera shopping village more attractive.  The Village Green, 415 Remuera Road, a small green space in the busy shopping centre, is now a delightful oasis that is safe for children.  Concept plans are in progress to improve the Remuera Road entrance to the Village Green including new paving at the driveway entrance.

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     Remuera's Village Green, 415 Remuera Road, was upgraded in 2012

 

The Clonbern Service Lane also leads to the Village Green, but is currently under-used and unattractive.  An upgrade of the Clonbern Service Lane is planned, with the aim of making this into an inviting, pedestrian-friendly 'laneway' that can also become a venue for events.  Local businesses may also choose to open onto the Service Lane.  Artist Jessica Pearless has designed a new lane surface and wall panels that will brighten this space.

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Artist's impression of Clonbern Service Lane

 

BID Policy

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:59

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About the RBA and BID Programme

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:58

The Remuera Business Association (RBA) is an Incorporated Society that represents business owners and landlords in Remuera town centre. The RBA’s aim is to enhance Remuera and promote economic growth – making Remuera a desirable place to visit, shop, work and invest in. All the businesses in a defined ‘footprint’ are automatically full members of the Association. This includes businesses located along Remuera Road from Armadale Road to St Vincent Avenue, and those at the top of Norana Ave, Clonbern Road and Victoria Avenue. The RBA is funded by a targeted rate on commercial ratepayers within this footprint, which is administered by Auckland Council. The RBA’s Constitution allows for an Executive Committee to govern activities, and a Manager to implement agreed projects.

The Remuera Business Association is part of Auckland Council’s Business Improvement District Partnership Programme, which supports local economic development. For more details about the BID Programme click here

The Remuera Business Association also works closely with the Orakei Local Board who actively support the RBA, liaise with Auckland Council and Auckland Transport on our behalf and assist with funding for local events and improvement projects.  For more information about the Orakei Local Board click here

 

Associate Membership

The Remuera Business Association offers limited associate membership to businesses located close to the town centre that complement existing member businesses. Benefits for associate members include:

• Listing on the Remuera website
• Receive regular e-newsletters about issues concerning Remuera and the local business community
• Participate in Remuera events and festivals
• Take part in promotional and collective advertising opportunities
• Attend networking events and business workshops
• Have a stronger voice when advocating to Auckland Council and Auckland Transport

For more details please contact the Remuera Business Association office on 09 523 3261 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Wi Fi Hotspots

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:56

Free WIFI is available at:

• Buffalo Café, 355 Remuera Road
• Remuera Library, 429 Remuera Road


• If you are a Telecom customer a Telecom wifi spot is located on Remuera Road, across from Victoria Avenue