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Locate Your Business in Remuera

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 15:00

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Street Upgrades / Beautification Projects

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:59

The Remuera Business Association is working closely with the Orakei Local Board, Auckland Transport and urban designer Ian Kohler to make Remuera shopping village more attractive.  The Village Green, 415 Remuera Road, a small green space in the busy shopping centre, is now a delightful oasis that is safe for children.  Concept plans are in progress to improve the Remuera Road entrance to the Village Green including new paving at the driveway entrance.

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     Remuera's Village Green, 415 Remuera Road, was upgraded in 2012

 

The Clonbern Service Lane also leads to the Village Green, but is currently under-used and unattractive.  An upgrade of the Clonbern Service Lane is planned, with the aim of making this into an inviting, pedestrian-friendly 'laneway' that can also become a venue for events.  Local businesses may also choose to open onto the Service Lane.  Artist Jessica Pearless has designed a new lane surface and wall panels that will brighten this space.

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Artist's impression of Clonbern Service Lane

 

BID Policy

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:59

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About the RBA and BID Programme

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:58

The Remuera Business Association (RBA) is an Incorporated Society that represents business owners and landlords in Remuera town centre. The RBA’s aim is to enhance Remuera and promote economic growth – making Remuera a desirable place to visit, shop, work and invest in. All the businesses in a defined ‘footprint’ are automatically full members of the Association. This includes businesses located along Remuera Road from Armadale Road to St Vincent Avenue, and those at the top of Norana Ave, Clonbern Road and Victoria Avenue. The RBA is funded by a targeted rate on commercial ratepayers within this footprint, which is administered by Auckland Council. The RBA’s Constitution allows for an Executive Committee to govern activities, and a Manager to implement agreed projects.

The Remuera Business Association is part of Auckland Council’s Business Improvement District Partnership Programme, which supports local economic development. For more details about the BID Programme click here

The Remuera Business Association also works closely with the Orakei Local Board who actively support the RBA, liaise with Auckland Council and Auckland Transport on our behalf and assist with funding for local events and improvement projects.  For more information about the Orakei Local Board click here

 

Associate Membership

The Remuera Business Association offers limited associate membership to businesses located close to the town centre that complement existing member businesses. Benefits for associate members include:

• Listing on the Remuera website
• Receive regular e-newsletters about issues concerning Remuera and the local business community
• Participate in Remuera events and festivals
• Take part in promotional and collective advertising opportunities
• Attend networking events and business workshops
• Have a stronger voice when advocating to Auckland Council and Auckland Transport

For more details please contact the Remuera Business Association office on 09 523 3261 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Wi Fi Hotspots

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:56

Free WIFI is available at:

• Buffalo Café, 355 Remuera Road
• Remuera Library, 429 Remuera Road


• If you are a Telecom customer a Telecom wifi spot is located on Remuera Road, across from Victoria Avenue

Safety & Security

Created: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:55

In an Emergency

Call 111 when:
• Someone is badly injured or in danger
• There is a serious risk to life or property
• A crime is being committed and the offenders are still there or have just left

To report a historic incident (eg. Overnight break-in or something that happened a few days ago) call Auckland Central Police on 09 302 6400 and ask for the Crime Reporting Line.

Alternatively contact the Newmarket Police on 09 529 5633 or visit them between 8am and 4pm Monday to Friday at 58 Remuera Road, Newmarket.

 

Defibrillator

In case of a cardiac arrest, the nearest automated external defibrillators are located at:

Remuera Library
429 Remuera Road
Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm; Saturday 9am - 4pm; Sunday 12pm - 4pmDefibrillator small
Ph:  09 520 2532

ASB Bank
360 Remuera Road
Monday - Friday 9am - 4.30pm
Ph:  09 306 3030

Remuera Doctors
320 Remuera Road
Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm
Ph:  09 524 6504

Remuera Fire Station
291 Remuera Road
Phone: 520 0252

 

Matrix Securitymatrix security guards

The Remuera Business Association has a collective contract with Matrix Security that includes random foot patrols through the town centre on weekdays, weekends and after business hours. Matrix vehicle patrols regularly pass through Remuera day and night, and are on the lookout for suspicious activity. Individual alarm monitoring is not part of the RBA’s contract with Matrix Security.

RBA members can phone Matrix at any time to report a security incident and a patrol will be dispatched. Phone 579 1567 and state clearly that you are “calling from the Remuera Business Association”.

If a crime or other incident is taking place and there is immediate threat of serious harm to person or property you should phone 111 in the first instance.

 

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The Remuera Business Association operates a Text Alert system to let businesses know quickly of any suspicious or criminal activity in the Remuera town centre. RBA members can supply two mobile phone numbers to receive Text Alerts. If a business notices suspicious activity (eg. attempted or actual shoplifting) they should contact the RBA quickly by phone or email with a brief description of the incident and people involved. The RBA will then send a short Text Alert so all businesses are aware. 

To sign up for Text Alert phone the RBA office on 523 3261 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.