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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Waiheke Evokes Fond Memories for Emilia Wickstead

Waiheke Evokes Fond Memories for Emilia Wickstead

New Zealand’s most famous fashion export, the Duchess of Cambridge’s go-to designer Emilia Wickstead tells The Telegraph how this “relaxed and beautiful part of the world” evokes happy childhood memories. “There is…