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La-Z-Boy® is coming to Whitianga

and will be the newest brand brought to us by Coromandel life:style store on Joan Gaskell Drive.
 |  Suzanne Hansen  | 

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, 29 June.

The new Anika Rocker Recliner is a clean, modern take on the traditional, with all of the comfort you’d expect from La-Z-Boy®. It combines sleek, stainless steel open arms (can also be Chrome, Mahogany, Black and Oak) and a cast alloy handle with either fabric or leather to suit your décor.

To enter the draw to win this beauty, you just need to take a photo sitting on the giveaway model in Coromandel  life:style, and post it to your own social media, tagging Coromandel life:style.

If you are a little shy of social media, I am sure the staff at Coromandel  life:style can give you a hand.

La-Z-Boy® is just one more iconic brand for Mark Milmine and the team at Coromandel  life:style, who pride themselves on providing the Mercury Bay community with the experience of buying top quality ranges of appliances, furniture, homeware and gifts without having to travel out of Whitianga.

These sorts of purchases are major for all of us, and the experience that Coromandel  life:style is striving to provide us, honours that.

Coromandel life:style has its roots back to 2016 when Mark purchased 100% Home in both Whitianga and Thames.

Soon figuring out that the corner location in Whitianga town would be too small for all that Mark wanted to showcase, he worked to move the store out to the new development on Joan Gaskell Drive, where Guthrie Bowron had already taken on the anchor tenancy. Construction started on the new store in 2019 and although they were meant to move in by April 2020, the Covid-19 lockdown delayed the store’s opening until June 2020.

Wanting to make more use of the space, Mark also did his research and secured Beds R Us, a brand which had never been in Whitianga.

Over the ensuing years, Mark has strived to add in new ranges and when Danske Mobler approached Coromandel life:style to be their local distributor, Mark jumped at the chance to represent the iconic American but New Zealand-made brand and has spent the past couple of years building up the brand.

Over time, the store gained more homeware and giftware brands and since January 2024 they are now offering kitchenware as well.

Mark is excited about launching La-Z-Boy®, which is known for recliner/rockers with side levers, for ease of opening up the integrated footrest. He says that the brand is working hard to modernise into more sleek designs such as the Anika, but let’s face it, one thing that lockdown has created for us is an appreciation for comfort.

And as furniture styles come and go the La-Z-Boy® brand of recliners/rockers and electric lift chairs endures. Not to mention that the demographics here are perfect for the La-Z-Boy® brand.  Make sure to get into Coromandel life:style to have a sit in an iconic La-Z-Boy® and feel for yourself why and how the brand has endured since 1927.