09 • 04 • 20Arts & CultureNewsThe Interview
Photographer Joe Hockley strolled the empty streets of Britomart and the central city and took these starkly beautiful images.
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The Interview: Karen Walker
With several economic downturns already behind her, Karen Walker is preparing to take her fashion label through the biggest challenge it’s ever faced.
08 • 04 • 20The Interview
The Interview: Amber Coulter
Amber Coulter and her partner Andrew Lewis set up Britomart-based TRA (The Research Agency) in 2007 in the midst of the GFC. Their job? To help their clients understand human behaviour so they can better focus their organisations. Here, Amber talks to Britomart’s Jeremy Hansen about how Covid-19 might change us – and why she’s still optimistic.
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The Interview: Cafe Hanoi’s Krishna Botica
Krishna Botica and her partner Tony McGeorge opened Britomart’s Cafe Hanoi just a year-and-a-half after the 2008 Global Financial Crisis. Now with Covid-19, they’re facing a crisis of a whole different magnitude.
With a style of ‘neighbourhood casual dining’ all its own, Ortolana is a chic little bistro concentrating on garden-to-table dining in a very verdant setting at The Pavilions.
Eating and Drinking and Drinking and Eating
Fresh Italian fare, vibrant Vietnamese, best-in-class coffee and delicious desserts – Britomart’s nine blocks are bursting with Auckland’s best food.
Dishing up the fresh, lively flavours of Vietnamese cooking, Cafe Hanoi offers an exceptional dining experience in a beautiful contemporary space.
From artisan bakers handcrafting pastries in the morning, through to oysters and gelato at night, Amano is an unbeatable source of local flavours.
Named for the God of daily food and fishermen, Ebisu brings together the best of traditional Japanese and modern international dining.
In the spirit of decadence and luxury, Miann Britomart takes the concept of sweet treats to a new level.
One of New Zealand’s most successful fashion exports, Trelise Cooper combines colour, texture and print to create an eclectic form of glamour.
Shopping and Health and Beauty
Britomart is home to the flagship stores of New Zealand’s best fashion designers, along with a bunch of boutiques showcasing the world’s best brands.
Featuring a seriously cool fitout straight from New York, M.A.C’s flagship store is a mecca for makeup professionals and devotees alike.
Born in the hills and praised on the street, iconic New Zealand clothing label Huffer is a must-visit Britomart stop-off for those who love casual style.
Marked by one of the most recognised logos in the world, adidas Originals’ roots may be planted firmly in history but its place is undoubtedly here and now.
Tiffany & Co
Against a backdrop of iconic Tiffany blue, Tiffany & Co.’s first flagship store for New Zealand sets a new standard for luxury, with both contemporary and traditional jewellery and gift lines on offer.
Westpac New Zealand’s headquarters opens onto Takutai Square, the vibrant public space at the heart of Britomart.
Business at Britomart Business at Britomart
Diverse, dynamic and deeply committed to sustainability, Britomart is an innovative, modern neighbourhood in which to do business.
A bustling architecture firm works on projects large and small from their offices in the hertiage Northern Steamship building.
Generator are “the engine powering a new form of business ecosystem – coworking” and what a humming engine it is.
AKIN is a strategic design studio focused on creating engaging, seductive and effective brand solutions that grab people’s attention and hearts.
Duncan Cotterill is a full service law firm with a presence in Auckland, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch.
Jade Kake knows Māori design principles can change Aotearoa for the better: not only in our housing, but in our towns and cities too.
The Good Citizen The Good Citizen The Good
Britomart’s monthly podcast features one-on-one conversations with guests with great ideas about how to make Auckland an even better place.
In the second episode of The Good Citizen Jeremy Hansen talks to Henry Crothers about having the bravery to transform our urban landscapes.
Ben van Bruggen
Urban designer Ben van Bruggen spoke to Jeremy Hansen about why we should stop listening to the vocal minority attempting to block change, and be inspired about Auckland’s development.
Jacqueline Paul talks to Jeremy Hansen about the housing crisis, inequality and the damage racist stereotyping is doing to Auckland.