Owner Stories

Hedgerow: Gifts and Homewares

Created: Tuesday, 05 April 2016 13:10

Whether you're searching for the perfect gift, feel like spoiling yourself - or just fancy taking five mintues out of your day to be surrounded by beautiful things - Sarah Clark's Hedgerow will delight the senses in every possible way.

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Poppies Books: A Passion for Print

Created: Monday, 04 April 2016 17:44

When Tony Moores and Tara Jahn-Werner took over Poppies Bookshop they had exciting plans for the iconic Remuera store, which has stood for 35 years in the Village Green.  Their goal was to return to the original Poppies concept of a local, niche book store that provides the personal touch... and that is exactly what they've done.

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Mainly Toys: A Toy Story

Created: Thursday, 25 February 2016 17:21

As a child, Kylie Watts used to wander around an enchanted wonderland, feasting her eyes on all manner of toys, books and games.  The wonderland was Mainly Toys.  Fast-forward  a couple of decades and two young children of her own - and Kylie is now the proud owner of that very same toy shop.

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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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