Owner Stories

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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Colestown: A sweet sensation

Created: Friday, 10 March 2017 13:44

Sally Meikle and the team at Colestown Chocolates have Easter all wrapped up.  Their shelves are lined with a gorgeous array of bunnies, chickens and eggs, all brightly coloured - naturally of course - and all looking good enough to, well, eat!

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Living at Home: At Home in Remuera

Created: Thursday, 03 November 2016 16:12

On the move after nearly 10 years in the same location, Living at Home's Lindsay Chemaly is moving to new premises so she can focus on her passion, which is helping clients furnish their homes with curtains and blinds.

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