A crafty business: Mickey Raes

“What a time to celebrate being open for two years – right in the middle of lockdown!,” says Wendy Lamont, who can hardly believe that two years have passed since, encouraged by her mother-in-law Pauline, she exchanged her home-based handmade craft business for the beautiful sunlit store called Mickey Raes in Hanmer Spring’s Boulder Point […]

Diner-style burger bar: Boulder Burgers

Heading to the Hanmer Springs Fete this November? Stop for a bite to eat and something sweet at Boulder Burgers, Hanmer’s ‘50s-inspired, American-style burger bar in the heart of the recently established Boulder Precinct.       Step back in time and enjoy the ambience of an American diner-style burger bar, complete with good ol’ […]

The heart of Hanmer: Mickey Raes

Recovering from the adrenalin adventures Hanmer Springs is known for has never been as easy or as relaxing as it has been since Mickey Raes burst open its doors in this winter wonderland.     It’s been a year since Wendy Lamont took her formerly home-based business to the next level, with a beautiful store […]

Boulder Point Precinct

A beautiful range: Boulder Point

Wendy Lamont has been turning her talented hand to all manner of exquisite handmade crafts for the past 30 years     After making wedding supplies for a young friend without a big budget, she realised how much satisfaction she got from the process. “Every wedding I do, the customer has a different story. I […]