Owner Stories

Bakers Delight: A Bundraising Business

Created: Tuesday, 16 February 2016 18:21

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

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The Wild Bunch: Pick of the Bunch

Created: Tuesday, 16 February 2016 17:20

It's turned into a very good thing that Jo Mann found herself in a floristry job over a Christmas break some 25 year ago. 

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Remuera Gallery: Picture This

Created: Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:40

An eye for art, a love of retail and a background in picture framing gave Scott Dargaville the perfect credentials to take over the ownership of the Remuera Gallery.

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Mikko Shoes: If the Shoe Fits

Created: Wednesday, 18 November 2015 17:08

Marilyn Monroe famously said, “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world”. In Michaela Longstaff’s case the right shoes were high spec, high quality, comfortable, stylish and European – and she’s well on her way to conquering the traditionally male-dominated world of the shoe industry.

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Browns Eatery & Store: Great Food, Great Style

Created: Tuesday, 03 November 2015 17:11

Now under new ownership, Browns Eatery & Store (formerly Browns Espresso) is undergoing some big changes, and they’re not just in name. But Jenefer Bilkey is loving the challenge, and the good vibe that the café is now humming with!

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Life Pharmacy: The Right Medicine

Created: Tuesday, 03 November 2015 15:34

Jonathan Macdonald and Hayley Tapp are – excuse the pun – making the most of Life. They recently became joint owners of Life Pharmacy Remuera, and aside from dispensing medicine and healthcare advice, they also have big plans for the beauty side of the business.

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