Goodies and gifts galore: Mickey Raes Gifts & Crafts

  Big, bright new premises equate to more gifts and goodies at Mickey Raes Gifts & Crafts shop in the Hanmer Springs Boulder Point Precinct.     Owner Wendy Lamont recently shifted to new premises, right next door to her previous shop in Chisholm Street (across from the duck pond), and now stocks an even […]

Down by the river: Artisan Lab

In the four years Narielle A’Court ran her market stall at Akaroa, too often customers related their experiences of buying so-called New Zealand made from giftshops, only to find when they got home that it wasn’t.   Their stories inspired the glass jewellery artist to open The Artisan Lab at Little River. “I thought there […]