Duck Island Ice Cream: Now open on Hurstmere!

A New Chic (and Very Pink) Duck Island Ice Cream Store Has Just Opened in Takapuna The new beachside boutique has the brand’s signature look and outlandish ice cream flavours on offer — but at this one, “sandy feet are welcome”. Heading to the North Shore for long, lazy beach days this summer? We’ve got your snack situation covered. A new pastel-perfect Duck Island store has just opened its doors in the beachside suburb, just in time for the warmer months. No longer will sweet-toothed North Shore dwellers have to make a trip over the bridge to hit the ice creamery’s Newmarket and Ponsonby boutiques when a craving strikes. Duck Island’s third Auckland store has just opened on Hurstmere Road, with the brand’s same signature pastel palette and San Francisco vibes

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Profile: Andy Ruzich – Regatta Bar & Eatery

Regatta Bar & Eatery – Business inspired by Takapuna Beach Andy Ruzich opened Regatta Bar & Eatery on the Takapuna Beach waterfront, inspired by “following my GPS to a deserted car park along Takapuna Beach one early morning and realising with astonishment that this stunning beach and location was an untapped treasure”. The new development of what is now the Main Beach building presented a huge opportunity to submit a concept to win the tenancy and to open something really special. This seeming unplanned move was perhaps inspired by Richard Branson, whom Andy admires for his “visionary approach to people, culture and willingness to try new things”. Once made, his decision was, he says, strongly supported by the local community, who said ‘This is fabulous

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