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Support your Local: Meet the faces of Takapuna Businesses! – Pt. 2

Introducing the faces behind your favourite local businesses in Takapuna! It’s been a hard and unprecedented time for business and life across the board, so we thought we would introduce you to some of the wonderful people responsible for your favourite shops, eateries and businesses across Takapuna, so you can get to know a bit about them and their love for Takapuna and their customers! If we want to keep Takapuna as the vibrant, fun place we all love – we need YOU to help, to SHOP LOCAL and support our local businesses now more than ever. 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

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Complete the I Love Takapuna Holiday Hunt these school holidays!

Complete the I Love Takapuna Holiday Hunt these school holidays! Bring the kids into Takapuna these school holidays for some FREE exploration and fun! Complete the I Love Takapuna Holiday Hunt to redeem your free sweet treats! Simply: 🟢 Start by visiting the Takapuna Library to register* and pick up a map 🟡 Follow the map to the local businesses, complete their activity and receive a stamp 🟠 Return to the Library and show your completed map to receive your treat! The trail can be started and completed at any time during the July school holidays (during participating businesses opening hours – approx. between 10am-4pm). One treat will be given per child that completes their map (parental help for younger ones is absolutely accepted!). The

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Terence chats with BNZ’s new Head of North Harbour!

Terence chats with BNZ’s new Head of North Harbour! Meet Jason Lewthwaite, BNZ’s new Head of North Harbour Region, who is responsible for both BNZ’s business and retail banking operations north of the harbour bridge. Terence recently caught with Jason to find out a little more about him, his thoughts about the banking industry and business opportunities over the next few months, as well as what he loves most about Takapuna and the North Shore! Read on below to find out what Jason has to say. Terence: Please tell us a bit about yourself and your role at BNZ Jason: I was born in Christchurch, but grew up in Picton, spending my formative years on the water, whether that was sailing, boating, or fishing. I sailed competitively

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Support your Local: Meet the faces of Takapuna business

Introducing the faces behind your favourite local businesses in Takapuna! It’s been a hard and unprecedented time for business and life across the board, so we thought we would introduce you to some of the wonderful people responsible for your favourite shops, eateries and businesses across Takapuna, so you can get to know a bit about them and their love for Takapuna and their customers! If we want to keep Takapuna as the vibrant, fun place we all love – we need YOU to help, to SHOP LOCAL and support our local businesses now more than ever. Life for Men – A passion for personal service Takapuna resident Scott Donovan might be best known as the face of Takapuna’s Life For Men menswear store on Hurstmere

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Shop in Takapuna & WIN a shopping spree!

Shop in Takapuna & WIN a shopping spree! ENTER HERE! How would YOU spend $5,000 in Takapuna? Shop in Takapuna for your chance to win one of TWO $5,000 Shopping Sprees!* Simply spend $20 or more in any participating Takapuna business – hospitality or retail, or anywhere you see the poster – from NOW until Friday 31st July 2020, receive your unique code, enter online and you’re in to win! The lucky winners will have 2 hours to shop around any Takapuna businesses of their choosing, continuing to support our local businesses as well as shopping up a storm and treating themselves! Want to know where to shop? Check out the list of participating businesses below! *T’s and C’s apply. Promotion runs from 20 May 2020 – 31

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New concept design endorsed for Takapuna town square

New concept design endorsed for Takapuna town square Takapuna locals can now visualise how their future town square will look after the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board endorsed the concept design today. Now, people will be able to give their feedback to help refine the details of the design. In the future, the town square will be a place where people can come together to meet and relax, children can play and celebrations can be held. The design is the result of local feedback and expert master-planning which will give Takapuna a new heart. Extensive feedback has been included in the design from the local community, DevonportTakapuna Local Board and other key stakeholders between 2017 – 2018. The much-debated location and shape of the town square was

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Why the government must not walk away from good businesses

Why the government must not walk away from good businesses via Channel Magazine. To say we are in challenging times would be an understatement. My business life started over 40 years ago as a young pimply-faced advertising cadet at the New Zealand Herald. The year was 1979, I was 16 going on 17. Erebus had just happened. Rob Muldoon was the prime minister. Nine years later I started our business Benefitz. August 1988, as New Zealand was battling with the fall-out from the share market crash of 1987. Things were starting to bite. In hindsight it was a crazy but good time to start out in business. It was a character building time for all. Just two years prior Michelle and I had bought our

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Takapuna needs YOU!

Takapuna, our beloved town centre filled with vibrancy, life and laughter, needs YOU to get through this COVID-19 situation. Our local businesses have been hit hard by having to close and change the way they operate. For many, this might be too much and we may lose some of our beloved businesses. If we want to keep Takapuna as the vibrant, fun place we all love – we need YOU to SHOP LOCAL and support our local businesses over the next while. There are lots of benefits to YOU shopping local too!! Here are 10 things that happen to TAKAPUNA when YOU shop local: You take advantage of great customer service and expertise You are their friends and neighbours, and locally owned businesses have a

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Women’s Winter Fashion in Takapuna

Women’s Winter Fashion in Takapuna Go no further than Takapuna for all your fashion needs this winter. A sortie along Hurstmere Road and side streets proves there’s a wealth of women’s fashion choice along the main street strip and side streets. With garments arriving now, it’s time to ignore the continuing hot weather, and start to plan ahead for cooler days. Sophisticated and feminine fashion at Repertoire, at the intersection of Lake Road and Hurstmere Road, combines with styles that last beyond a single season. As the new season’s garments arrive, look out for tweed in every hue, and lots of gold, high necks and ruffles. Animal print leather augments still-popular animal print tops and skirts – and this season’s boots to the knee take

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