Owner Stories

4&20 Bakery: Our Daily Bread

Created: Monday, 19 October 2015 11:56

You won’t find the poetic four and twenty blackbirds baked in their pies but over a great cup of organic Havana coffee and a delicious cinnamon morning bun we learned a little about 4&20, Remuera’s organic bakery, run by Deborah Chait and Andy Tse.

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Jems of Remuera: Pearls of Wisdom

Created: Wednesday, 14 October 2015 17:08

We recently sat down for a chat with John Lee, owner of Jems of Remuera, to talk about his inspirations and vision for the shop and to understand why he chose to call it Jems and not Gems.

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Maman: The Sister Act

Created: Monday, 21 September 2015 11:11

History has a funny habit of repeating itself.  Just ask the sister duo at the helm of Remuera store Maman - Kate Boyden and Emma Main - whose late mother Debra Dixon had a store called The Camomile Lawn in Remuera decades earlier. 

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