Yum cha (which literally translates as "take tea" in Cantonese) is a popular tradition in regions of China, Hong Kong and Macau. For several years, Asian Wok has been a popular weekend brunch choice for guests from as far afield as Howick. Now under new management, the restaurant is seeking to expand its loyal weekend [...]
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Community policing is about investing time in developing relationships. That is the foundation for positive influence and problem-solving. So says the new Browns Bay community constable Simon Fox. A former tradie with a science degree, Simon moved to Auckland from England's south coast in 2004. During his seven years as a police officer, he has [...]
A community beautification initiative funded by Auckland Council's graffiti prevention team is bringing life to the perimeter wall around Browns Bay police station. The collaboration between NZ Police, council, recreational services and Northcross Intermediate School, with a mural designed and led by local artist Juliana Coelho, was inspired by the environment and activity of Browns [...]
The next leg of the journey for the whale tail entitled 'Where You Belong - Ocean Series' has begun. Now that internationally renowned local artist Jane Mason Studios has finished painting the sculpture, the local community can enjoy this unique piece of artwork created specifically for our town. It is on display in the empty [...]
Thanks to everyone who entered the SHOP LOCAL for MOTHER'S DAY promotion. It was a bumper competition with over 4,200 entries. Here are the five lucky winners: CHRISTIANE FEVRE - Friday flo cardi, Namaskar silk scarf, and a Louenhide handbag to the value of $300 from Bath Boutique. Winning ticket from Augenstein's Jewellers & Watch [...]
During the Summer of 2021 we collaborated with two exceptionally talented and accomplished local artists, Jane Mason and Ester Tongs, who produced stunning wall art that enhances our town centre, and attracts a lot of attention to boot! Huge thanks to Jane and Ester for their very generous contributions to improving Browns Bay's townscape. [...]
John and Pauline Purdon moved from Glasgow to Rothesay Bay in 1997. As the new owners of The Clyde (formerly Velvet Gypsy) they arguably offer customers the best of both worlds: high professional standards (honed during more than 30 years in corporate) combined with warm Scottish hospitality. "We want our patrons to enjoy an old-fashioned, [...]
Browns Bay is open for business and needs you. Many of us realise more than ever before (possibly because we have had time to contemplate during lockdown) how lucky we are to be part of a fantastic community in East Coast Bays. As a local resident and business owner, it has been heartening to see [...]
Thanks to the voters who helped to select the design of a beautiful piece of art which could eventually become part of Browns Bay’s landscape. The Whale Tales 2022 art trail will showcase 100 uniquely designed whale tail sculptures throughout Auckland for 10 weeks. This event is run by WWF-New Zealand, in partnership with Wild [...]