Village People: Chapter Book & Tea Shop

Village People: Chapter Book & Tea Shop

THE PERFECT BREW: WHAT COULD BE MORE ROMANTIC? Frances Loo and her family of KC Loo Fruit Centre are veritable Village royalty. Hard working and with a strong sense of community and purpose Frances offers her customers at Chapter Book and Tea Shop, 442 Mount Eden Rd a...
Seafood Collective

Seafood Collective

HUSBAND AND WIFE DUO A REAL CATCH FOR THE VILLAGE Joanne is seriously one of the warmest and most positive people I’ve ever met. Opening a business in 2020 can’t have been easy but she and her husband are determined to make it work and have effortlessly embraced...
Village People: Village Acupuncture

Village People: Village Acupuncture

THE ACUPUNCTURE MASTER  Ping Wang has been based in the Village for the last two decades. He is a truly lovely man – warm and kind and VERY serious about acupuncture. For those of us who have laid on the table for 45 minutes at 421 Mt Eden searching for relief that...
Village People: Paris Bakery

Village People: Paris Bakery

My name is Dalim. I am the owner of Paris Mt Eden bakery for 8 years run as a family business. I was born in Cambodia and moved to France when I was 16. Where I found my love for French food, the culture and cooking. I moved to New Zealand in 2001 and instantly felt...
Village People: Glengarry

Village People: Glengarry

RAISING A GLASS TO VILLAGE GO-GETTER  If I was Will McIntosh’s mum, I’d be proud. He is a real go-getter who has combined his passion with good old fashioned hard work, climbing the rungs at Glengarry to arrive in our beautiful village to run the store at 417 Mt Eden...
Village People: Roses Florists

Village People: Roses Florists

FOR THE LOVE OF FLOWERS  It’s the wall of colour and the incredible aroma that hits your senses when you step into Roses Florist at 437 Mt Eden Rd. Owner/operator Sandra Sleeman sits amongst this urban field designing the most exquisite of arrangements, suited to...

Village People: Stop n Save Superette

 STOP RIGHT NOW THANK YOU VERY MUCH! It’s been three years since Daven took over the Stop-N-Save Superette at 413 Mt Eden Rd. He can often be seen standing curbside chatting to locals, ready to jump behind the counter for the needs of the loyal regulars that...

Village People: The Urban Studio

TWO FRIENDS, ONE DREAM. HOMEWARE HEAVEN IN THE VILLAGE Having not caught up for a while, long-time friends Tracey and Christine got together one night at a local comedy show. As the wine flowed and the night progressed, they realised that they both wanted a career...

Village People: Pasta & Cuore

AN ITALIAN LOVE STORY Anyone who has been to Pasta & Cuore at 409 Mt Eden Rd knows the sensory pleasure born from watching chefs making homemade pasta at the window. What people don’t know is that this authentic Italian restaurant tells a love story that is like...