Category Archives: Commerce

It’s officially autumn

Snow can’t be far off. Get your skis at the Motueka recycling centre. Free if you can find a matching pair…. Advertisements

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The Todds

Back behind he speedway track at the bottom end of Lower Queen Street  was one of Richmond’s best-kept secrets. People would say “If you want really good veges, go and see the Todds” Couple of older guys who used to … Continue reading

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You have to know it’s there…..

“Go down the road to Talleys, then turn left. It’s down there somewhere” Certainly is. Organic fruit and veg, flowers and plants. Self-service, put your money in the cashbox. And read the sign. “Definitely NO pots needed”

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Monthly Theme Day – February 2016 – Scene from a coffee house

we’re spoilt for choice here in NotNelson. Or New Zealand, for that matter. It’s difficult to get a bad coffee anywhere (except at the Pelorus Bridge café on the way to Blenheim, but that’s run by a Government department, so … Continue reading

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Icecream disappears into black sunhat

Alberta’s on Mapua Wharf.

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Shed 4 and Hannah

Shed 4 on Mapua wharf (replacing the aquarium that burned down a few years back) has been a roaring success since it opened just before the Christmas holidays. Alberta’s cafe, Rabbot Island Coffee company, a shop selling interior design stuff, … Continue reading

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Worth waiting for.

There are 2 queues at the Motueka Sunday market. There’s one for Carl and his whitebait sammies. And there’s one for Rodrigo’s Sourdough Bread truck. Never thought of having a sourdough doughnut (sour2doughnut…?), but they’re… intersting. Baguettes to match any … Continue reading

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