Shucks, it’s a Hit

Waiheke Island’s The Oyster Inn, “is a charming project that opened late last year, set up by Andrew Glenn and Jonathan Rutherfurd Best,” Simon Farrell-Green writes for Monocle in an article about “How to: open an inn”. ‘“We wanted an environment where you came up the stairs and left the world behind,’ Glenn says. Across a fern-filled atrium they built a private dining room, three airy guestrooms and a small shop selling beachwear. To help make the guests’ stay still more memorable, visitors are collected from the ferry terminal in the Inn’s own vintage yellow-and-white Volkswagen Kombi and presented with a pair of Havaianas in the same signature colours.”


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What to Do in Cool Lil’ Wellington

What to Do in Cool Lil’ Wellington

Wellington is, “of course”, the more “Melbourne” of the North Island’s two largest cities, according to Pedestrian TV correspondent Chantelle Schmidt. Schmidt writes that Wellington is “art, vintage, bars and all-round…