Owner Stories

Remuera Barber Shop: Close Cutters

Created: Friday, 26 May 2017 11:31

Remuera Barber Shop is on the one hand traditional with its red, white and blue stripes, fast throughput, no appointments necessary policy and very well priced cuts.  But there the similarity ends, as new owners Emily Page and Cara Christie breathe fresh life into the shop.

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Alluvium: Diamonds and Pearls

Created: Friday, 26 May 2017 11:31

Husband and wife team Charles and Melanie Panaho have transformed an ugly duckling - the old Dove hospice shop premises - into a stylish, relaxing environment for their bespoke jewellery design studio, Alluvium.

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Remuera Local: A new brew

Created: Monday, 08 May 2017 16:00

Sukh and Aji Basra are keen foodies but didn't have commercial hospitality experience before they bought Remuera Local Café Bistro.  But, as Sukh says, support from their staff, and customers, has made the transition somewhat easier.

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Lighthouse Remuera: The bright lights

Created: Monday, 08 May 2017 15:15

Scott McGregor and Simon Lloyd met in their student days, playing rugby.  Now, they're a team off the field too at Lighthouse Remuera, which they opened in September.  Scott is one of the business owners and also runs the company's North Shore operation, while Simon manages Lighthouse Remuera.

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Sanders of Remuera: The Family Jewellers

Created: Thursday, 30 March 2017 16:17

Mark Sanders didn't set out to become a jeweller, but a chance encounter saw him trade plans to work in accountancy for a more glittering career.

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Thinking2Morrow: Schooling for success

Created: Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:40

If x equals y and b is the square root of 4ac, how many apples does Little Johnny have to give the teacher?  Confused?  You're not alone... and that's where Sarah-Louise Hayton of Thinking2Morrow enters the equation.

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