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Image showing Orewa Beach with kitesurfers and coastal lifestyle

Shop Local Initiatives, Destination Marketing and Events at Orewa Beach

In our Shop Local article series, we talk to retailers, town centre managers and passionate people about what makes their local area unique and how they’re spreading the word within and beyond their community.

We spoke to Hellen Wilkins, Manager at Destination Orewa Beach, about the unique coastal lifestyle of Orewa and the shop local initiatives in the area, as well as how they are responding to their evolving environment and audience. (more…)

Creating Vibrancy Through Connected Communities – Manurewa

In our Shop Local article series, we talk to retailers, town centre managers and passionate people about what makes their local area unique and how they’re spreading the word within and beyond their community.

Storbie spoke to Wendy Dunn, Manager at Manurewa Business Association, about creating a vibrant community.

Manurewa is a major suburb in South Auckland and one of the most multi-cultural suburbs in New Zealand. The Manurewa Business Association aims to promote the well-being and vitality of the Manurewa town centre to create vibrancy and offer a diverse shopping experience in a safe and secure environment. (more…)

The Benefits Of Participating In Community Events and Projects – Mangere Bridge Village

Storbie is passionate about people finding and buying local products and services. In our Shop Local article series, we talk to retailers, town/city centre managers and passionate people about what makes their local area unique and how they’re spreading the word within and beyond their community.

Storbie spoke to Kate Adams, Manager at Mangere Bridge Village Business Association.

Encouraging Shop Local Through Community Events and Projects

Tell me a bit about Mangere Bridge Village and what makes it unique.

Mangere Bridge has a real sense of community and I feel that is what makes us really unique. Community participation when it comes to events and community-based projects shows this in so many ways. (more…)