a list of new zealand-based brands. volume one – botanicals

2020 has been a tough year. but one positive that has come from it has been remembering the power in supporting local businesses. we are shopping more thoughtfully now, doing what we can to keep the lights on for locals. i want to celebrate the makers and artisans, to support the writers and photographers, to help them continue to create such beautiful work.

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three waiheke ceramic artists to follow

i have cupboards full of ceramics collected from my travels around the globe. they make great (if somewhat fragile) souvenirs, each one reminding me of a place we visited. now some of my favourite ceramics are made right here on waiheke island. here’s three locals worth following / supporting: 1 // thea ceramics esther’s work […]

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in the neighbourhood

we’re finishing up what is our second week of working from home. in some ways, we notice little difference on our island. the roads near our house were usually quiet – now just a little more so. but people have always walked their dogs and passed by on horseback – now we can just hear […]

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