June 2024

Autumn brought more changes to the town centre, including welcoming new businesses. Just Tech at 87-101 Clyde Road specialises in computer and mobile repairs and sells accessories. PNP Farms' Butchery purchased Browns Bay Butchery at 6 Inverness Road. Veggie Box, a fresh fruit and vegetables delivery service, moved into 751 Beach Road. Naila Beauty and [...]

June 20242024-06-04T18:50:50+12:00

April 2024

We have certainly had our fair share of new businesses opening in Browns Bay over the past year. They have been mainly eateries and services businesses such as beauty and hair salons. People ask "why is this?" and "why isn't there a larger retail presence?" Great questions that would take several pages to answer as [...]

April 20242024-04-05T17:08:27+12:00

A pint-potted history of The Browns Bay Brewing Co

"I thought you guys had closed." "What am I going to do about my Christmas Party booking now that you're going out of business?" When are you selling off your brewing equipment?" When Deep Creek Brewing Company went into liquidation in October 2023, there was a fair amount of confusion in the local community about [...]

A pint-potted history of The Browns Bay Brewing Co2024-02-23T12:22:36+12:00

Connected Communities

Summer's almost here. Perhaps more than ever in recent memory, we're all hoping for good weather and a chance to truly relax, spend time with friends and whānau, and enjoy the myriad of local events. The programme of exciting activities which bring us all together certainly doesn't create itself! Behind every promotion and event is [...]

Connected Communities2023-12-15T10:08:44+12:00

Get Into Gear

Lockdowns, working and schooling at home, and other Covid-related lifestyle adjustments have resulted in less need for us to be out on the roads. Many vehicles that normally see daily use have been sitting idle, some unused for long stretches of time over the past couple of years. Like humans, vehicles tend to perform better [...]

Get Into Gear2022-04-19T16:55:34+12:00

You Don’t Have To Make A Purchase To Make A Positive Impact

Browns Bay town centre has been eerily quiet. With parking aplenty, and empty benches at the beachfront, Omicron has played a significant role in keeping folks at home. Town centres such as ours are left questioning their ongoing viability as businesses confront a third year of trading in a global pandemic. We have every confidence [...]

You Don’t Have To Make A Purchase To Make A Positive Impact2022-04-19T17:03:16+12:00

Essential Businesses & Services at Alert Level 4

The following essential businesses and services are here for you in Browns Bay at Alert Level 4. All other business premises are closed, but please check their online options. Thanks for supporting local. This list may change over time due to government and Ministry of Health developments. Please continue to check this page, as well [...]

Essential Businesses & Services at Alert Level 42021-08-26T12:22:57+12:00

Great Incentives to Visit Browns Bay this Winter

The weather plays a prominent part in our daily lives, especially in a seaside community such as Browns Bay where quieter spells are typically experienced over winter. After all, who enjoys promenading in blustery cold conditions! But, here's a great incentive to venture out - and support your neighbours at the same time. Browns Bay [...]

Great Incentives to Visit Browns Bay this Winter2023-02-13T10:52:31+12:00

Making the most of your business profile on the Browns Bay Business Association website

If you have a business in Browns Bay and fall within the Business Improvement District (BID) area, you will already have a profile on the new brownsbay.org.nz website within the business directory. The website, provided by the Browns Bay Business Association, has the aim to drive visitors to the area and raise awareness of [...]

Making the most of your business profile on the Browns Bay Business Association website2019-08-18T23:44:47+12:00
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