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How are you getting on? Sending you all warm wishes in this challenging time and wanted to share some updates with you.

From comments I heard yesterday, it appears everything has been quite orderly in Milford and people are taking heed of the unusual situation we have at present. I have been talking with many of our retailers so that I can provide our community with an accurate list of businesses for your 'essential supplies'.... Read more

 

MILFORD Business Profile – Ian and Dianne Hackett – CarPro Milford By Murray Hill.


MILFORD Business Profile – August 2020   Ian and Dianne Hackett – CarPro Milford By Murray Hill.   Ian and Dianne Hackett have been in business 38 years in MILFORD come November. Their story is yet another interesting and...
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The Milford Watch & Clock Centre ‘Story’


The Milford Watch & Clock Centre ‘Story’   Did you know that Milford Watch and Clock Centre is one of the oldest businesses in Milford? When I was talking with the current owners, Tim & Christina, they told me the business was started over...
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Covid-19 Level 2


    Level 2 Milfordshops Open again for business   WELCOME BACK to milfordshops   The majority of our businesses will be open from Thursday 13th May.   If your want to check if one of your favourite stores is open, go...
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Level 3 - Businesses Operating in MILFORD


Milford CentreMILFORD businesses operating under Covid-19 Level 3   "We're HERE, We're NEAR and We CARE - Shop local in MILFORD!" Essential Services T akeaways Takeaways Dinner...
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Tango Shoes Story


The Story behind Tango's Shoes   Tango’s Shoes is the brainchild of Melanie Dowling who originates from Northampton, which is historically known to be one of the main towns in the UK to manufacture footwear - hence the nickname “Cobblers”. Subsequently...
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Business Support Page


    Hello everyone,   I hope you are all coping well with this very unusual period of self-isolation. I am getting bombarded with information for businesses to help them through Covid-19 and have chosen the following items that I think may be helpful to our...
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Essential Businesses


Milford Community. How are you getting on? Sending you all warm wishes in this challenging time and wanted to share some updates with you. From comments I heard yesterday, it appears everything has been quite orderly in Milford and people are taking heed of the unusual situation...
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Celebrate NZ Bookshop Day!


Come and join in the celebration at your local particapting bookshop - The Booklover! It is on the 29th October. There is a whole day of wonderful activities such as: -10:00am -2:00pm STORYTELLING -Informal discussions about the Man Booker Shortlist  -this month's top...
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Painted Bird – The Destination for Exquisite Vintage Clothing


Vintage clothing has become a signature look of stylish people, including models, actresses and stylists such as Rachel Zoe, Kate Moss, Alexa Chung and Taylor Swift. Collectible clothing from decades past offers the wearer a unique piece of fashion history, and a quality of fabric and...
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Redevelopments for Milford New World


New World Milford delayed four months 4:45 PM Tuesday Dec 15, 2015 Save Like on Facebook 16 Twitter 0 Post on LinkedIn 0 +1 on Google+ 0     Commercial Property...
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Marvellous Mercer Cheese


This month David Barley from The Cheeseroom introduces readers to Mercer Cheeses to Channel readers Albert Alferink first emigrated to New Zealand from Holland in 1973, discovering a love of cheese. He took a brief sojourn to Holland in 1979 and 1980 to learn the craft of cheese-making....
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Crafty Creativity


Sitting here outside Crafty Knitwits in the middle of May and it really is such mild weather. I must admit to having just scoffed a very yummy lemon curd eclair to kick start my writing creativity. Well that is my excuse! I have just finished knitting a lovely little jumper for my grandson....
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How to achieve beautiful, healthy skin…


To get the best results for gorgeous-looking skin, along with your cleanser, toner,  moisturiser and sunscreen, add a face serum to your daily skin care routine. Serums are loaded with nutrients, peptides, ceramides, antioxidants and vitamins.  Skin serums are oil or water-based...
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Technology at Caci


At Caci we have over 20 years’ experience in skin treatments and appearance medicine, and are the industry leaders with the specialist treatments we offer. To provide you with newest and advanced treatments, we use the latest cutting edge technology and only allow fully trained and...
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Bernard's UK Antiques Trip Report 2015...


News from Molloy's of Milford - Weather: So So - Antique and Collectible Prices: UP! - Availability of Quality Pieces: DOWN! It was hard going, but we prevailed! Persistence and fortitude have just about been exhausted on this trip.  We...
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Say Cheese!


Those of you who are cheese-lovers may have found this little gem already, but let us give you the insider info… David - aka nzcheeseman - may be putting roots down with a brand new boutique store in Milford, but…he is not new to cheese - particularly New...
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Shore Author Launches Novel at The Booklover


Shore Author Launches Novel at The Booklover A strong literary crowd celebrated the launch of North Shore author Ann Glamuzina’s debut novel ‘Rich Man Road’ - a lyrical and unforgettable story about two women who immigrate to New Zealand and their interconnecting...
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ExceptioNails at Everlast


Sometimes it is the simplest things that have the greatest impact - a mother's touch is just one of those things. When you think, what the average mum does with her hands in one day, it’s not surprising that the elements of life can cause such havoc with their hands - with that in...
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A Mother's Touch at Milford


Sometimes it is the simplest things that have the greatest impact – a mother’s touch is just one of those things. When you think, what the average mum does with her hands in one day, it’s not surprising that the elements of life can cause such havoc with their hands –...
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Your Smart Phone & Your Vision


Melissa Hay, of Visique Optometrists Milford, looks at the effects of phone use on our eyes. We’re all using our smart phones more and more.  It seems everyone is peering at the little screen of their phone to keep up to date with the world around them and their friends and...
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Milford – great shopping and more!


Milford Shops, with Murray Hill – Manager Milford Business assn Milford has developed and become a shopping centre of preference for many over the last four to five years. But it is more than that. It is a well-rounded centre that provides extremely well for the needs of its...
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Book Reviews for Booklovers from The Booklover - April


Must read book for April: The Little Paris Bookshop Nina George  $35 On a beautifully restored barge on the Seine, Jean Perdu runs a bookshop; or rather a ‘literary apothecary’, for this bookseller possesses a rare gift for sensing which books will soothe...
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Scandinavian Design for Life in Motion


ECCO Shoes Milford Autumn/Winter 2015 The late summer sun still lingers, but the nights are cooler and the mornings crisper – we do love this time of year!   As we transition into winter, and temperatures begin to drop, our mind-set shifts towards comfort, warmth and the...
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Milford Tennis Club


In great shape with a brand new clubhouse on the way There are exciting times ahead for the Milford Tennis Club with plans well advanced to build a brand new “Lochores MTC” clubhouse on the Dodson Avenue site overlooking the lake. The club’s initial plan was to...
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Milford Flight Centre Travels into New Era


The Travel Bug has certainly bitten at a Milford Shopping Centre travel store, which is moving into new era with a new look store opening this month.  Flight Centre has been providing fabulous holidays and travel deals to the residents of Milford and beyond for over fours years,...
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RS Feva Nationals to be hosted at Milford


The RS Feva class national sailing regatta is to be held at the Milford Cruising Club from April 17th through until the 19th. This will be the inaugural regatta for the class in New Zealand. RS Fevas are the new benchmark in small sailing boats and are used for junior sailors to learn to...
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Smooth Lines with Clearlift


LeVisage Professional Skin Therapy, Milford Q Laser or Clearlift is a technological breakthrough that offers the dramatic, trusted results found with traditional laser resurfacing with no pain and discomfort and no downtime.  The high power fractional, non ablative Q switch laser...
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It's all about wool this month


Wool, we've got so much of it! Some really gorgeous stuff. Some of you may have knitted Naturally Harmony Merino in their natural colours before but now we have a beautiful range of colours and textures to choose from. This is double knit weight and so so soft. Naturally have also...
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Smile! Meet a Milford dentist not to fear


Robyn Cameron is a Milford dentist who is passionate about her job and the local community she works in. Dentistry is in her genes and, with over 30 years' experience in the industry, Robyn knows a fair bit about the profession! This month, Robyn tells Channel Magazine about her work and...
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New Year, New Inspiration at Milford Hair Design


The start of 2015 has heralded a new beginning for Milford Hair Design. Local hairdressing icon Dawn Claydon has refreshed the vision for her Kitchener Road salon, with the introduction of a new salon manager who is already bringing a breath of fresh air to the talented team. Introducing...
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Milford Meets Manhattan!


Milford Centre: Kagi   Kagi’s Autumn Collection reflects a New York state of mind... Shining brightly at the heart of Milford Centre, Kagi is a magnet to jewellery lovers. Acclaimed jewellery designer Kat Gee began Kagi in 2006 with a dream to create designer...
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Environ skin care arrives in Milford…


Skincare News from Harper Beauty   The Environ skin care range was first formulated by Dr Fenandes’ a plastic surgeon, who was attempting to treat the melanomas of two young patients, unfortunately both died before they were 23 years-old.  Such a horrifying...
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Driving Vision...


Monthly eyecare debate from Melissa Hay of Visique Milford Optometrists  I can’t imagine not driving. Although the traffic out there is horrendous at times it makes life that little bit easier to get where you want to go.   Here are a few thoughts on driving vision...
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In Good Voice for the Folk of Milford


Channel People: Community Gem, Peter Carter After years of playing guitar and singing on the Auckland folk music circuit, architect and city planner Peter Carter is now playing to a different tune - using his voice to be an active member of the local community.  ...
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Collecting Tobacco Related Items


TOBACCIANA, as the Yanks call it! Research dates the practice of tobacco smoking to as early as 5000 to 3000BC by the natives in The Americas. Tobacco was introduced to EUR-ASIA in the late 17th century where it followed the new trade routes.  The practice...
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Do You Want To Permanently Reduce Unwanted Hair?


There are many ways to remove unwanted hair.  Chances are you’ve tried on or two of them; like waxing, shaving and depilatories.  All of these methods work, but none create permanent hair reduction. And let’s face it.  Who doesn’t want to be...
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Meet the CEO Series - NZ Herald


CEO of NZRPG talks about his companies future plan for developments in various part of Auckland. Check out what he has to say about Milford after 4.50 on the video below.    
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