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Author: Suzanne Hansen

What’s in a name? A lot actually! Public competition – words needed for this great town

You might ask why this is important, but there are some solid examples of how a coordinated plan of identity can work for a town. Take Napier as an example. Following the massive earthquake in 1931, when fires destroyed most of the commercial heart of Napier, the city was rebuilt in the style of that era, Art Deco. In 1985, a group of citizens formed the Art Deco Trust in order to promote a newly published, “Take a Walk-Through Art Deco Napier” leaflet funded by the Museum, the Ministry of Works and the Napier City Council which attracted 1000 initial visitors. With focused marketing over...

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La-Z-Boy® is coming to Whitianga

Mark Milmine, owner of Coromandel Life:Style with the newly arrived La-Z-Boys. There are few brands of furniture better known than the timeless La-Z-Boy® brand and now we can view, try and buy our own iconic rocker/recliner here in the comfort of our own town. As a matter of fact, if you get into Coromandel  life:style for their La-Z-Boy® opening sale, between Friday, 26 April until Saturday, 1 June and have a sit, you can win your very own Anika Rocker Recliner, worth $2799 RRP, for free! During this time all La-Z-Boy® furniture will also be at an opening sale price of 25% off until Saturday,...

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