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30 • 08 • 21 / News

Father’s Day gift ideas 2021

If you're apart from your dad or the father figure in your life this Father's Day, these gifts will arrive in your absence, or hold until you can all get together again.

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Father’s Day gift ideas 2021

30 • 08 • 21 / News

Lockdown pick-me-ups to send to a friend

A little kindness goes a long way in lockdown. If you know someone who's finding this time tough, here are a few small pick-me-up treats that can be delivered to their door.

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Lockdown pick-me-ups to send to a friend

25 • 08 • 21 / News

Rewi Spraggon is spending lockdown cooking hāngi for people in need

The hāngi master has fired up his pits in Te Henga to cook hundreds of meals a day for the homeless and others in need

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Rewi Spraggon is spending lockdown cooking hāngi for people in need

09 • 08 • 21 / News

Ama La Vita Design Store

We chat to Marcella Biddick, who has recently opened an eclectic yet sophisticated new design nook, Ama La Vita, on Tyler Street.

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Ama La Vita Design Store

27 • 07 • 21 / Business at Britomart / News

The rich history of the Barrington and Sofrana buildings, revealed for a new era

They were built more than a century ago as warehouses to serve Auckland’s busy port. Now the layers of beautiful timber and brick of Britomart's Barrington and Sofrana Buildings are being stripped back to launch an exciting new phase.

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The rich history of the Barrington and Sofrana buildings, revealed for a new era

21 • 07 • 21 / Food / News

It’s Restaurant Month! Eat the best for less at Britomart

August is Heart of the City Restaurant Month, when many of Auckland's best eateries offer multi-course menus at great prices to entice you out of hibernation and into the cosy buzz of their dining spaces.

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It’s Restaurant Month! Eat the best for less at Britomart

10 • 06 • 21 / Arts & Culture

What’s On for Matariki 2021 at Britomart

Celebrate the Aotearoa New Year with a free Friday night concert from top Māori musicians, daily hāngi lunches, waiata and kapa haka performances, and a beautiful new artwork series by artist Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho.

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What’s On for Matariki 2021 at Britomart

14 • 06 • 21 / Arts & Culture / People

Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho

For Matariki at Britomart, we commissioned illustrator Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho (Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou, Rongowhakaata, Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, Ngāti Kahungungu) to depict each of the nine stars in the Matariki cluster. Here, they talk a little bit about the meaning of Matariki.

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Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho

19 • 05 • 21 / Events / Style

What to wear at graduation

We've rounded up what to wear when you're graduating (or celebrating somebody else's graduation), to match your regalia, conveying a sense of celebration, and fending off the outdoor chill while leaving you cool during a long indoor ceremony. 

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What to wear at graduation

16 • 05 • 21 / News

Going to The Lion King?

Sort a restaurant table at Britomart and parking close to Spark Arena before you leave the house, and your family outing will be stress-free.

 

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Going to The Lion King?

27 • 04 • 21 / Sustainability

Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Pip Best

Pip Best is the sustainability and climate change lead at EY, advising businesses on how to prepare for the rapid changes that lie ahead. She spoke to Jeremy Hansen about the challenges for New Zealand businesses as part of our Seven Plans for a Better Planet interview series. 

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Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Pip Best

27 • 04 • 21 / Sustainability

Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Hana Kajimura

At Allbirds, Hana Kajimura is charged with making the complexities of climate change easily understandable to customers. She spoke to Melinda Williams as part of our Seven Plans for a Better Planet interview series to talk about how her firm is making sustainability part of its DNA. 

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Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Hana Kajimura

27 • 04 • 21 / Sustainability

Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Tom Hishon

Tom Hishon spotlights sustainable seafood at his restaurant, kingi, working with independent suppliers to nurture fish stocks and the ocean. He spoke to Jeremy Hansen as part of our Seven Plans for a Better Planet interview series. 

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Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Tom Hishon

27 • 04 • 21 / Sustainability

Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Helene Pacalin

Helene Pacalin works for Toitū Envirocare, the organisation that's making great strides in helping businesses measure and reduce their carbon emissions. She spoke to Jeremy Hansen as part of our Seven Plans for a Better Planet interview series. 

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Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Helene Pacalin

27 • 04 • 21 / Sustainability

Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Nigel Borell

The curator of Māori art says care for the environment has always been intrinsic to the Māori world view. He spoke to Jeremy Hansen as part of our Seven Plans for a Better Planet interview series. 

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Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Nigel Borell

27 • 04 • 21 / Sustainability

Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Kate van Praagh

Kate van Praagh is the sustainability lead at Westpac, incorporating climate-related goals into every aspect of its business. She spoke to Jeremy Hansen as part of Britomart's Seven Plans for a Better Planet interview series. 

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Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Kate van Praagh

28 • 04 • 21 / Sustainability

Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Maggie Hewitt

Maggie Hewitt is taking her fashion label, Maggie Marilyn, on a bold sustainability journey. She speaks to Melinda Williams about it as part of Britomart's Seven Plans for a Better Planet interview series. 

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Seven Plans for a Better Planet: Maggie Hewitt

22 • 04 • 21 / News

12 Ways To Say Happy Mother’s Day

For the woman who gave you life (or gives you life) we’ve rounded up a few tokens of joyful appreciation.

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12 Ways To Say Happy Mother’s Day

17 • 03 • 21 / Business at Britomart

Autumn edit: Red and Pink

Scarlet, blush, burgundy and vermilion – the new arrivals on the racks at Britomart have a distinctly ruby-tinted theme. Maybe it’s because we’ve been marooned at home for so long?

 

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Autumn edit: Red and Pink

24 • 02 • 21 / The Interview

The Interview: Michael Meredith

Michael Meredith is one of New Zealand's truly great chefs, a magician who first sets you at ease with the solicitous attention of the staff at his gently beautiful restaurant, then dazzles you with unexpected feats of flavour and texture. Mr Morris, which opened in the former Cafe Hanoi space at Britomart late last year, has already received a perfect score from Jesse Mulligan at Viva, and rave reviews from guests. Britomart's Melinda Williams caught up with Michael about how he creates his dishes, why giving back to the community through charity dinners is so important to him, and the special delivery that arrived in his home after Christmas. Click through for the interview.

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The Interview: Michael Meredith

17 • 02 • 21 / The Good Citizen

The Good Citizen: Jacqui Maguire

2020 was hard. So how can we make 2021 feel easier for ourselves, our families and the teams we work with? Amid a lot of talk about a mental health crisis, clinical psychologist Jacqui Maguire is giving a free Zoom talk on March 3 about strategies to help people and businesses thrive. Here, she talks to Melinda Williams about her work and the mental health challenges we're facing.

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The Good Citizen: Jacqui Maguire

03 • 02 • 21 / News

The right Valentine’s date-place for every level of commitment

Whether you've just met or you're planning your retirement together, Britomart has a great place to drink or dine with your date.

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The right Valentine’s date-place for every level of commitment

04 • 02 • 21 / News

2021 stressed us all out. Jacqui Maguire has a plan to get us back on track

2020 was characterised by uncertainty, upheaval and complexity, environmental conditions that naturally amplify exhaustion and distress. As we venture into 2021,  the continued Covid-19 pandemic adds a persistent layer of pressure to our personal and professional lives. What does this mean for our mental health and that of our family, friends and colleagues? How can we help each other and our organisations navigate the stresses of this uncertain environment, enabling us to optimise our wellbeing , work and relationships?

Clinical psychologist Jacqui Maguire knows how contemporary psychological theory can be transformed into practical tools and strategies – and she is giving a Zoom talk on Wednesday 3 March to talk about it.

Join us for this frank and informative presentation as Jacqui talks us through the state of mental health in New Zealand now, the impacts of Covid, and what we can do to flourish in this new normal. 

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2021 stressed us all out. Jacqui Maguire has a plan to get us back on track

16 • 12 • 20 / Business at Britomart

Gift Guide: Active Folks

For your pal or family member who’s always getting about in the great outdoors, activewear and on-the-move accessories.

 

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Gift Guide: Active Folks

16 • 12 • 20 / Arts & Culture

The waterfront comes alive for the Prada America’s Cup World Series

With the Christmas regatta under way, here is everything you need to know about where to soak up the buzz of it all.

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The waterfront comes alive for the Prada America’s Cup World Series

16 • 12 • 20 / News

Holiday Hours for All Britomart’s Eateries and Bars

Summer break is the ideal time for long brunches, lunches and dinners – check out the holiday hours for your favourite drinking and dining spots here.

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Holiday Hours for All Britomart’s Eateries and Bars

15 • 12 • 20 / News

Gift Guide: Beauty Junkie

Holiday travel sets, party season self-care, year-round skin protection and signature scents make the list this year.  

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Gift Guide: Beauty Junkie

15 • 12 • 20 / News

Gift Guide: Particular Tastes

Timeless classics for those friends and family whom you adore despite them being nearly impossible to buy for. 

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Gift Guide: Particular Tastes

15 • 12 • 20 / News

Gift Guide: Eco Conscious

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Gift Guide: Eco Conscious

15 • 12 • 20 / News

Gift Guide: Art & Design Lover

For those who appreciate the finer things in life: objets d’art, home accessories, cultural experiences and art-inspired fashion. 

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Gift Guide: Art & Design Lover

14 • 12 • 20 / Business at Britomart

Gift Guide: Food Lovers

We’ve found all sorts of presents to please people with particular palates.

 

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Gift Guide: Food Lovers

30 • 03 • 21 / Arts & Culture

The pots in Shane Cotton’s Maunga mural

All the pots in Shane Cotton's Maunga mural at Britomart 

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The pots in Shane Cotton’s Maunga mural

01 • 12 • 20 / Arts & Culture / News

Summernova Festival

There's no excuse not to get out and enjoy the sun over the next few months, with a region-wide line-up of events based around arts, culture, sports, wine, food, music, sustainability and more.

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Summernova Festival

01 • 12 • 20 / Arts & Culture / News

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art at Britomart

We're proud to join Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tāmaki's monumental celebration of contemporary Māori art by hosting a satellite show of one huge new permanent work and three temporary new installation works by four Māori artists.

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Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art at Britomart

01 • 12 • 20 / Arts & Culture / The Interview

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Lyonel Grant & Tim Gruchy

Lyonel Grant (Ngāti Pikia, Te Arawa) is often described as a carver, but his work is always pushing boundaries. For Toi Tū Toi Ora’s satellite exhibition at Britomart, he collaborated with artist Tim Gruchy, the creator of SCOUT, the 2012 work in Takutai Square that takes a range of environmental data and uses artificial intelligence paradigms to translate that into ever-changing images on a vertical LED screen. Together, they devised SCOUT: Wawata Hōhonu, a process that introduced images of Lyonel’s carvings as the foundations of SCOUT’s deep dreaming process. Here, Lyonel and Tim talk to Britomart’s Jeremy Hansen about their collaboration.

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Toi Tū Toi Ora: Lyonel Grant & Tim Gruchy

01 • 12 • 20 / Arts & Culture / The Interview

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Lonnie Hutchinson

Lonnie Hutchinson (Kai Tahu, Ngāti Kuri ki Kai Tahu, Samoan) uses intricate patterns in her artworks to tell stories of her ancestors. Here at Britomart, she references the Ngāi Tahu creation story, which features not only Papatūānuku, the earth, and Takaroa, the progenitor of the oceans, but a third protagonist, Rakinui. Hutchinson’s work at Britomart, Aroha ki te Ora (Lover of Life) is comprised of two sets of three panels, with one panel representing each of the three characters in the creation story. Here, she speaks to Jeremy Hansen about the inspiration of her whakapapa, and the pleasures of creating public art. 

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Toi Tū Toi Ora: Lonnie Hutchinson

01 • 12 • 20 / Arts & Culture / The Interview

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Charlotte Graham

 

Charlotte Graham (Pare Hauraki, Pare Waikato, Ngāti Tamoho, Te Akitai Waiohua, Ngāti Whanaunga, Ngāti Mahuta, Ngāi Tai Ki Tāmaki) created a series of flags designed to bring the healing energies of Tangaroa (god of the sea) Tāwhiri-mātea (god of the winds) through Britomart’s nine blocks. Here, she speaks to Britomart’s Jeremy Hansen about her work, entitled Te Hau Whakaora (the healing winds). 

 

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Toi Tū Toi Ora: Charlotte Graham

11 • 11 • 20 / Arts & Culture / The Interview

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Shane Cotton

Shane Cotton (Ngāti Rangi, Ngāti Hine, Te Uri Taniwha) is the creator of Maunga, a permanent artwork that now covers the western wall of Excelsior House. The basis of the artwork is a series of 25 works on paper created by Shane in response to Britomart’s commission. He and artist Ross Liew collaborated on the translation of those works into the five-storey-high artwork that now occupies the corner of Customs Street East and Commerce Street (Ross was assisted by Nicholas Boyd and Magarita Vovna). Here, Shane talks to Britomart’s Jeremy Hansen about the creation of Maunga, his use of the pot motif, and his participation in Toi Tū Toi Ora. 

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Toi Tū Toi Ora: Shane Cotton

26 • 11 • 20 / News

Black Friday at Britomart

It's Black Friday at Britomart and our credit cards are at the ready, because there's no better way to kick off the Christmas gift-buying season that with some generous discounts, right?

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Black Friday at Britomart

24 • 11 • 20 / Arts & Culture / News

Britomart People: Jessica Thompson Carr

Jessica – aka The Māori Mermaid – illustrated the care cards for our 2020 Green Christmas giveaway of native plants. 

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Britomart People: Jessica Thompson Carr

24 • 11 • 20 / News / Sustainability

Our Green Christmas native tree giveaway returns

Spread a little joy (and shade) this Christmas by taking home a native tree to grow in your own backyard or balcony.

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Our Green Christmas native tree giveaway returns

11 • 11 • 20 / News

Take a Seat

We’re proud to temporarily host three sculptural winners from the NZILA’s Nohonga seating design competition in Takutai Square.

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Take a Seat

05 • 11 • 20 / The Interview

The Interview: Maggie Marilyn

With the opening of her flagship store at Britomart, the wunderkind fashion designer Maggie Marilyn sets off on a bold new path.

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The Interview: Maggie Marilyn

29 • 10 • 20 / The Interview

The Interview: Steve Dunstan

The co-founder of Huffer talks to Britomart’s Melinda Williams about the brand’s new Huffer House space in The Hotel Britomart block, which comes at the end of a journey that felt like “a lap around the world and coming back home”. 

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The Interview: Steve Dunstan

20 • 10 • 20 / Business at Britomart

Inside Karen Walker’s New Playpark Store at Britomart

Bigger, better and brighter; Playpark by Karen Walker in The Hotel Britomart has more of everything we love about the label. Britomart’s Melinda Williams chats to Karen Walker about the new retail space has in store.

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Inside Karen Walker’s New Playpark Store at Britomart

22 • 09 • 20 / News

Britomart People, Shraddha Patel

One of the team at The Tooth Company on Customs St, Shraddha wants to help you love visiting the dentist as much as she does.

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Britomart People, Shraddha Patel

16 • 09 • 20 / News / The Interview

The Interview: Kirstin Carlin

Auckland artist Kirstin’s vibrant floral works are brightening up the Britomart precinct this spring.

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The Interview: Kirstin Carlin

10 • 09 • 20 / Business at Britomart / News

A New City Destination Comes Alive at Britomart

The opening of The Hotel Britomart in October 2020 is accompanied by a cascade of new eateries and retail openings. Here’s what you’ll find when each set of doors open.

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A New City Destination Comes Alive at Britomart

03 • 09 • 20 / The Interview

The Interview: Steve Carr

Artist Steve Carr was on a residency at McCahon House in Titirangi when New Zealand’s first COVID lockdown was announced. Now, as Auckland emerges from its second stint at Alert Level 3, he’s created a significant new sculpture that will occupy Takutai Square for the three months of spring. It refers to the possibilities of a post-COVID future, as well as some of his favourite artistic themes from his past. Here, he talks to Britomart’s Jeremy Hansen about the creation of the work and the themes it addresses.  

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The Interview: Steve Carr

01 • 09 • 20 / The Interview

The Interview: Krishna Botica

The co-founder of Cafe Hanoi reveals exciting menu and design details of the popular restaurant’s bigger, bolder new space on Galway St next to The Hotel Britomart.

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The Interview: Krishna Botica

27 • 04 • 20 / News

Food at Britomart at Alert Level 2

Your fave restaurants and cafes are opening again. They're also still selling the gourmet takeouts, cook-at-home deli meals, chocolate treats, patisserie and desserts, and restaurant-quality fresh produce you loved at Level 3. 

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Food at Britomart at Alert Level 2

25 • 08 • 20 / Business at Britomart

7 Ways To Soothe Your Nerves With Scent

If 2020 has you in need of some immediate bliss, these scented candles have aromatherapeutic qualities to burn. 

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7 Ways To Soothe Your Nerves With Scent

18 • 08 • 20 / News

Father’s Day Gift Edit

Put your lockdown to good use by getting ahead of Father’s Day shopping with these great gift possibilities from Britomart retailers. 

 

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Father’s Day Gift Edit

18 • 08 • 20 / People

Ensemble Magazine

This week we’re digging into the new online fashion, beauty and culture online magazine Ensemble, founded by two local fashion media experts. 

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Ensemble Magazine

11 • 08 • 20 / Business at Britomart / People

Britomart People, Hannah Yanxing

Hannah knows first-hand how fresh flowers brighten your spirits, so she brings the very freshest blooms you can buy to the Britomart Saturday Markets every week.

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Britomart People, Hannah Yanxing

06 • 08 • 20 / News

Britomart People, Yinon Shimi

Inspired by the foods of his homeland in Israel, Yinon brings home-style vegetarian and vegan foods to the Britomart La Cigale Market every Saturday.

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Britomart People, Yinon Shimi

06 • 08 • 20 / Business at Britomart / News

Winter Sale Bargains For a Hundy or Under

The last days of the sales are when you score the best mark-downs. Don’t miss these fashion bargains at Britomart for $100 or less. 

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Winter Sale Bargains For a Hundy or Under

03 • 08 • 20 / Sustainability

How Westpac is closing the loop on waste

From garden to table and back to the garden again, Westpac operates an aspirational circular waste management system in their Britomart head office.

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How Westpac is closing the loop on waste

30 • 07 • 20 / The Interview

The Interview: Kate Sylvester

One of New Zealand’s favourite fashion designers shares her passion for reviving New Zealand’s garment manufacturing industry to create a more sustainable future for local fashion. 

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The Interview: Kate Sylvester

30 • 07 • 20 / People

Britomart People, Siniua Lilo

The mussel fritters from Kiwi Tucker – served up weekly by Siniua Lilo at the Britomart Saturday Market – are a cult favourite around town. 

 

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Britomart People, Siniua Lilo

28 • 07 • 20 / News

All the Restaurant Month 2020 menus and meal deals at Britomart

Eateries around the precinct are showcasing favourite dishes and new creations with menu specials and single-meal deals.

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All the Restaurant Month 2020 menus and meal deals at Britomart

22 • 07 • 20 / Business at Britomart / People

Britomart People, Gary Walker

Gary is one of the team behind Roar Honey, as well as one of the new managers of the Britomart Saturday Market.

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Britomart People, Gary Walker

15 • 07 • 20 / Business at Britomart / People

Britomart People, Treena Anderson

The clinic manager at The Face Place Britomart medi-spa has an unexpected after-work passion. 

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Britomart People, Treena Anderson

13 • 07 • 20 / Business at Britomart / People

Britomart People – France Hemon

With a passion for food and travel, France loves her busy role as marketing and events manager at the artisan patisserie and restaurant group La Petite Fourchette.

 

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Britomart People – France Hemon

09 • 07 • 20 / The Interview

Our 2020 Matariki Celebrations at Britomart

Warm hāngi lunches, rousing kapa haka performances, live music and community spirit kept the winter chill at bay as photographer Joe Hockley captured the celebrations in Takutai Square.

 

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Our 2020 Matariki Celebrations at Britomart

09 • 07 • 20 / Business at Britomart / News

Saturday Market

With old favourites, new stallholders, longer hours and plans to grow, Auckland’s favourite inner-city fresh market is better than ever.

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Saturday Market

07 • 07 • 20 / People

Rachel Bloem

Rachel’s aspirational eyebrows are a clue to her role as manager of the Off & On brow and wax bar at Britomart.

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Rachel Bloem

02 • 07 • 20 / News

Always on at Britomart: Weekly events and specials

From taco deals and kids-eat-free meals to mid-week run clubs, there’s a regular calendar of events at Britomart. 

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Always on at Britomart: Weekly events and specials

02 • 07 • 20 / Business at Britomart / People

Studio Akin

Emma Kaniuk and Tana Mitchell founded the Britomart-based Studio Akin. They’re part of the team behind the new architecture and design magazine Here, which launched in late June.

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Studio Akin

25 • 06 • 20 / Arts & Culture / People

Our Matariki Kapa Haka schedule

Here’s when to catch each of the four immensely talented groups performing Te Taumata Kapa Haka: Live at Britomart this June.

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Our Matariki Kapa Haka schedule

25 • 06 • 20 / Arts & Culture / People

DJ Pom

Pomale Tamati has music in the blood, but it took him until high school to discover it. Hear him DJ during our Matariki hāngi lunchtimes. 

 

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DJ Pom

25 • 06 • 20 / Arts & Culture / News / People

Matekitātahi Rawiri-McDonald

Matekitātahi Rawiri-McDonald is an architectural graduate who works at Britomart-based TOA Architects. He also designed the flags for our Matariki celebrations in Takutai Square. Here, he talks to Britomart’s Jeremy Hansen about his creative process, and how he’s celebrating Matariki at his turangawaewae. 

 

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Matekitātahi Rawiri-McDonald

18 • 06 • 20 / Business at Britomart / People

Johnny Brophy

He could have gone down a totally different career path, but for the salon manager Dry & Tea, hairdressing is the perfect job.

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Johnny Brophy

16 • 06 • 20 / Business at Britomart / People

Oliver Nash

A good natter, a wide tequila selection and the joy of admin (for real) keep Oliver happy in his role as restaurant manager at Mexico Britomart.

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Oliver Nash

16 • 06 • 20 / People / Sustainability

Rewi Spraggon

Rewi Spraggon and his team from the Māori Kitchen had no idea how popular their food would be when they initially lit their hāngi pit in Takutai Square at the beginning of Matariki 2019. But that popularity became as clear as that starlight pre-dawn sky just a few hours later, when a lunchtime queue snaked all the way around the lawn and this year, from Tuesday 30 June to Saturday 4 July, Rewi is back and will be serving delicious manuka-smoked hāngi lunchboxes and hāngi pies. Here, Rewi talks about indigenous people’s deep understanding of sustainability, and the pleasure of holding a community celebration in the heart of the city. 

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Rewi Spraggon

09 • 06 • 20 / News

I’ll Get My Coat

The temperatures are down but the winter coat options on the racks at Britomart’s fashion retailers are looking up.

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I’ll Get My Coat

28 • 05 • 20 / People

Britomart People — Dean Cornish

We snagged NZ-born LA-based filmmaker Dean Cornish – caught in Auckland by lockdown – to shoot a ‘Welcome back to Britomart’ video.

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Britomart People — Dean Cornish

21 • 05 • 20 / The Interview

The Interview – Jane Wrightson

In February Jane Wrightson stepped into a new role as Retirement Commissioner. A month later, she was in lockdown, watching people panic about their retirement funds. 

 

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The Interview – Jane Wrightson

20 • 05 • 20 / The Interview

Amanda Bryan

As principal sustainability consultant for Jacobs New Zealand, Amanda Bryan has helped guide and evaluate Britomart’s journey towards achieving an impressive initial three Green Star Performance rating.

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Amanda Bryan

26 • 04 • 20 / News / Sustainability

Britomart’s 2020 Sustainability Report

Our second annual Sustainability Report is out: read all about our environmental and social sustainability efforts in the precinct over the last 12 months.

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Britomart’s 2020 Sustainability Report

14 • 05 • 20 / News / People

DJ Rose Alice

DJ Rose Alice plays in Takutai Square every Friday (weather permitting) and provides the soundtrack for Food Truck Fridays. She's also chosen a playlist for the Atrium on Takutai to welcome people back to Britomart with some good grooves.

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DJ Rose Alice

14 • 05 • 20 / The Interview

John Moffett

As the general manager of Generator, John Moffett presides over shared office spaces at two sites in Britomart, and two in Wynyard Quarter. They were operating at capacity before the lockdown. How is COVID-19 going to change the world of shared offices?

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John Moffett

07 • 05 • 20 / News

Read | Watch | Listen 7 May

Our picks of the best of the internet – pies, walking and the 2020s zeitgeist.

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Read | Watch | Listen 7 May

07 • 05 • 20 / News

Britomart People Leanne Lazarus

Helping people through the tough financial short-term so they can emerge strongly in the long-term is the focus for Westpac, says their General Manager of Customer Outcomes.

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Britomart People Leanne Lazarus

06 • 05 • 20 / The Interview

The Interview – Lucien Law

Lucien Law is the founder of Savor Group, whose establishments include Ostro, Ebisu, Fukuko, Tommy’s Champagne Parlour and Seven at Britomart. He also owns Ponsonby’s Azabu, Parnell’s Non Solo Pizza, and started up a new food operation at the Auckland Fish Market last year. Here, he speaks to Britomart’s Jeremy Hansen about how his operations are adapting to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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The Interview – Lucien Law

05 • 05 • 20 / News

Celebrate Your Mum With Delicious Food

There are lots of delicious ways to say thanks to your mum (or mother figure) on Mother’s Day this year, even if you can’t be together. 

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Celebrate Your Mum With Delicious Food

30 • 04 • 20 / News

Read | Watch | Listen 30 April

Our picks of the best of the internet, now coming to you from Lockdown Lite.

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Read | Watch | Listen 30 April

30 • 04 • 20 / News

Our gift edit for Mother’s Day

Many of us are missing our mums right now. Here's a list of gift ideas to brighten her day, even if you can't be with her. 

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Our gift edit for Mother’s Day

30 • 04 • 20 / The Interview

The Interview: Nick McCaw 

Nick McCaw co-founded Mexico, Better Burger, the basement cocktail saloon Caretaker and the nightspots AV and Saturdays. Previously he was behind some of the foundation spots in Britomart including The Britomart Country Club and 1885. After more than a month of lockdown, he ponders what reopening will be like, and what challenges lie ahead for the hospitality industry. 

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The Interview: Nick McCaw 

30 • 04 • 20 / The Interview

The Interview: Mark Sinclair

Britomart’s Sustainability Director Mark Sinclair has been focused on the measurement of the environmental performance of Britomart’s buildings for the precinct’s first rating under the Green Star Performance Tool. 

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The Interview: Mark Sinclair

27 • 04 • 20 / News

Britomart’s Fashion Labels At Level 2

From Thursday 14 May, you can not only continue to shop for all your favourite Britomart stores online, but also in-store!

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Britomart’s Fashion Labels At Level 2

25 • 04 • 20 / The Interview

Henry Oliver’s new zine

Less than a day after the closure of Metro magazine, which he’d edited for a year, Henry Oliver had an idea: to create Essential Services, a zine available free as a PDF download (and in print at Britomart) that’s given him and all its contributors the chance to keep doing what they love for a while longer. Here, he talks to Jeremy Hansen about the shock of Metro’s closure, and about the pleasures of creating something new.  

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Henry Oliver’s new zine

23 • 04 • 20 / People

Britomart at Home Dr Cat Stone

The founder of The Face Place MedSpa has been dealing with more than the usual level of challenges during lockdown - but staying relentlessly positive. 

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Britomart at Home Dr Cat Stone

23 • 04 • 20 / News

Read | Watch | Listen 23 April

Our picks of the best of the internet, for every week we’re in lockdown.

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Read | Watch | Listen 23 April

23 • 04 • 20 / People

Britomart At Home Sarah Page

Mexico’s brand marketing manager is relying on Whittakers chocolate (good) and instant coffee (bad) and quarantine memes (excellent) to get through lockdown.

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Britomart At Home Sarah Page

16 • 04 • 20 / News

Read | Watch | Listen 16 April

Our picks of the best of the internet, for every week we’re in lockdown.

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Read | Watch | Listen 16 April

16 • 04 • 20 / The Interview

The Interview: Rachel Brown

The Covid-19 crisis is an opportunity that we mustn’t waste, says the founder of the Sustainable Business Network. "This is our 1-in-100 year opportunity to think about how we redesign the whole blimmin' system," she says. In this interview, she tells Melinda Williams how that might be done. 

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The Interview: Rachel Brown

16 • 04 • 20 / News / People

Angela Arrowsmith

Landscape designer and gardener Angela Arrowsmith preferred the garden centre to the playground when she was a child. Now she keeps Britomart’s lush landscaping looking blooming wonderful.

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Angela Arrowsmith

16 • 04 • 20 / News

Amano Feijoa Quarantini

A refreshing seasonal cocktail to add to your daily quaroutine. 

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Amano Feijoa Quarantini