Tag: tepukegoodnessgrowshere

Jul 10
Christmas Magic Makers

Say hi to Angela from Christmas Magic Makers. Angela loves making memories and magic experiences for children – what a gem to have in our community. The snow cave in her shop is a fun interactive and animated display children and adults will love and only $2 entry. Angela has amazing ideas to do more and […]

Jul 10
Nulook Te Puke

Today we are featuring NULOOK TE PUKE www.nulooktepuke.co.nz  Located at 210 Jellicoe St, Lloyd Dunstan has owned the business for 15 years. They manufacture the full range of Nulook windows and doors, Amplimesh security and insect screens and Winterglaze retrofit double glazing. They service the Te Puke region and have an excellent reputation. Lloyd and Graham representing the […]

Jul 09
Western Bay Hire

Today we are featuring Western Bay Hire http://www.westernbayhire.co.nz/ Located at 265 Jellicoe St, they have a broad range of equipment for hire for DIY, construction and general uses including portaloos. Glenn Kuttel has owned the business for the last 3 years. He and his team of Maverick, Blaze and Grant cover all the bases and […]

Jul 08
International visitors at the Kiwifruit Slices

Aron Didek from the Czech Republic and Ivona Puskaric from Croatia are working in the Kiwifruit Industry and sharing news of Te Puke to their friends and family around the world. Nice to see the slices helping to share our incredible story around the globe. 

Jul 07
Natural Therapies

Say hi to Don! There’s a story behind Don’s business Natural Therapies (opposite BP). In his 20’s Don was a hard-working sharemilker with aspirations to buy a farm. In his own words, he was eating too much meat, drinking and smoking and he fell terribly ill at 27 with ‘psoriatic seronegative aggressive polyarthritis’ – meaning, he was […]

Jul 07
Waipuna Hospice Charity Shop – Te Puke

Today we are featuring Waipuna Hospice Charity Shop – Te Puke. Manager Catherine Sipson braved the rain to come for a pic and to show support for #letskeepitlocaltepuke The shop has until recently been operating Monday-Friday. They recently began opening on Saturday’s and Catherine would like to open Sunday’s if she can find more volunteers. If you are […]

Jul 06
100% Phil Booth Jaycar & Beds

Say hi to Matt, Matt works at 100% Phil Booth Jaycar & Beds. He loves Te Puke because it’s home. Matt sends a bit high 5 over to Mitre10 Te Puke for their fab service. Matt wants to know what you prefer in a washing machine: Top Loader or Front Loader? #knowyourneighbour #loveyourlocal

Jul 04
Te Puke Roast

Today we are featuring Te Puke Roast located at 30 Jellicoe St. Jian Xu has owned the business for the last two years. He came to NZ 16 years ago from Liao Ning in the North East of China. Jian is committed to Fresh food, Cleanliness and Excellent customer service. The shop is open Tuesday […]

Jul 03
Say hi to Fred!

Born and raised here in Te Puke, he loves to entertain and relies on the community for support outside of ‘Allsortz’. He loves his whānau and all the community has to offer. Next time you’re downtown don’t forget to say hi, and share a koha. 💚☕️ Fred would like to know what song he should play […]

Jul 02
Shaun Hurst Machinery & Equipment

Today we are featuring Shaun Hurst Machinery & Equipment. Shaun was raised in Pongakawa and educated at Pongakawa School and Te Puke High School. He had a very successful career in the Construction, Agricultural and Transport Equipment Industries with many senior corporate positions. Over the last few years he has built an excellent clientele who work […]

Jul 01
Brett Ashworth Property Brokers Real Estate

Today we are featuring Brett Ashworth Property Brokers Real Estate. Brett works from the Farmlands Cooperative Society Limited office in Te Puke. Property Brokers and Farmlands have a strategic partnership. Brett has lived and worked in and around the Te Puke region for the last 30 years. His focus is on rural real estate and he is contactable on […]

Jun 30
Artisan Carpentry

Today we are featuring Artisan Carpentry. They are a family run joinery business specialising in solid timber joinery and cabinetry. Charles de Lapomarede is a Master Joiner. He has twice been awarded the NZ Master Joiner Supreme Award for excellence in joinery and craftsmanship – the only person in NZ to have won this award twice. […]

Jun 29
Say hi to Marge from Giftrapt Te Puke

Marge loves the friendly atmosphere and enthusiasm of the people in Te Puke. She’d love to send a shout out to Joy Sushi, a healthy yummy lunch option that is handy to her business. Marge would like to know – do you prefer Christmas or your birthday? (Difficult question!!!) #knowyourneighbour #loveyourlocal

Jun 29
Barbz Hairdressing Ltd

Today we are featuring Barbz Hairdressing Ltd Barb Oldeman has been in business for 23 years and remarkably her current staff are local ladies who have been with her for the same length of time. Barb was born in Te Puke and educated at Fairhaven School and Te Puke High School. She began her apprenticeship with June […]

Jun 26
Family Choice Supermarket

Today we are featuring Family Choice Supermarket. Located on Jellicoe St next to the Te Puke War Memorial Hall they specialise in food products for the Pacific Islands and Indian communities. Manager Jagjeet Singh is a very friendly man and is keen to grow his business. He supports #letskeepitlocaltepuke

Jun 25
Say hi to Nellie from the Te Puke Hotel

Just like the old TV show ‘Cheers’ Nellie loves all the familiar faces in town. She sends a big shout out to the Salvation Army Te Puke Family Store where she loves to hunt for the treasures. So – let her know, is it draught or lager for you? #knowyourneighbour #loveyourlocal

Jun 25
Bay of Plenty Cricket

Today we are featuring Bay of Plenty Cricket. Tai Bridgman-Raison, Rebecca Yee and Scott Steward work from the BOP Cricket office in Commerce Lane in Te Puke. Tai is the Pathway Manager and lives locally. Rebecca is the Women’s Cricket Officer and Scott the Development Manager. Tai, Rebecca and Scott are all accomplished cricketers in their own […]

Jun 24
Trudy & Kevin Rowe from Ceramico Designer Tiles

Trudy & Kevin Rowe from Ceramico Designer Tiles have a combined 30 plus years of experience in building products and interior design. Their spacious showroom boasts an impressive selection of tiles. There really is something for every taste. With a friendly informal approach and such a vast knowledge base they attract loyal clientele from far […]

Jun 23
Hillside Fencing LTD

Today we are featuring Paora McAllister and Hillside Fencing LTD. Paora lives in Te Puke and specialises in Farm fencing, Post and Rail, Wire fencing, Retaining walls, Picket fences, Fence repairs and General tractor and wire work. He has extensive experience and is keen to grow his business. You can contact Paora on 027 220 6809 or 027 […]

Jun 22
Say hi to Meadow! She works at Subway Te Puke

She loves her home Te Puke and sends a shout out to her families business Aim Spray Painters. She wants to know – is it fresh bread or toasted for you? #knowyourneighbour #loveyourlocal

Jun 22
100% Phil Booth

Phil and Matt from 100% Phil Booth have a vast knowledge in anything and everything to do with home appliances and electronics and more recently they’ve added beds and musical instruments to their mix! Phil was born in Te Puke and has based most of his business life in and around the area. He is […]

Jun 21
John and Margaret Scrimgeour

Have been here keeping it local for 40 years. In that time they’ve raised three children who were all educated in Te Puke and now live in various locations around the world with their own children. They have a 100ha forest, a dairy farm and a kiwifruit orchard and in his spare time John happens […]

Jun 20
Countrywide Real Estate Te Puke

 Today we are featuring Countrywide Real Estate Te Puke. Julie Coombes and Jenny Ditchfield have selling real estate in Te Puke for over 30 years. First at Elders Real Estate which was then bought out by Century 21 Real Estate, which is now Countrywide Real Estate. Tanya Rohloff joined their team in 2015 as their P.A. and she […]

Jun 19
Te Puke War Memorial Hall

This morning we are featuring the Te Puke War Memorial Hall. Located at 130 Jellicoe St, facilities include a large auditorium suitable for weddings, funerals, indoor sports and large public meetings. Adjoining rooms – The Settlers Lounge and Pioneer Room, are ideal for training rooms, public gatherings, meetings & health and well being activities. The Board […]

Jun 18
Say hi to Jenny!

Jenny wears many hats – working in the office of Hon Todd McClay and Hon Anne Tolley, she is also a JP and is heavily involved with Squash Te Puke. Jenny loves the Te Puke Village as it feels to her like one big family. She’d like to send a shout out to Pete and his […]

Jun 18
Royce’s Mobile RVs

This morning we are featuring Royce’s Mobile RVs. Based at Pukehina Beach, Royce Marsden specialises in Motorhome and Recreational Vehicle repairs, maintenance and installations. Royce has worked in this industry for 15 years and established his Pukehina base earlier in 2020. His customers extend throughout the central North Island. He can be contacted at 021 157 […]

Jun 17
Say hi to Georgette, the new owner at Lady George (previously Xcettera)

Georgette loves the supportive community here in Te Puke and would like to send a shout out to Subway New Zealand for the yummy lunches. She’d like to know – Do you prefer relish, sauce or chutney? and what’s your fav flavour? #knowyourneighbour #loveyourlocal

Jun 17
Kiwi Produce Ltd

This morning we are featuring Kiwi Produce Ltd www.kiwiproduce.co.nz Located at 418 Old Coach Road between Paengaroa and Pongakawa they specialise in packing and pre-packing a large variety of fresh produce for retailers in NZ and for export including kiwifruit, kiwiberries, dried kiwifruit, avocados and citrus. Geoff Oliver stopped by for a photo at the Kiwifruit Slices to […]

Jun 16
Te Puke Truffles

This morning we are featuring Te Puke Truffles www.tepuketruffles.com  They and their B&B – 2B Truffle Cottage are located in Paengaroa. Their truffle trees were planted in 2008 and are now in full production. You can purchase in June and July or join a truffle hunt. They are now supplying chefs nationwide. Colin and Maureen Binns […]

Jun 15
Say hi to Monique

Say hi to Monique from E Sensual Beauty Monique loves the people, the parks and how the town is developing. It’s a great place to raise the kids. She sends a big shout out to Jo at Subway New Zealand for the delish 6″ and footlongs. She’d like to know do you prefer a massage or a facial? […]

Jun 15
Trevelyan’s Pack and Cool Ltd

This morning we are featuring Trevelyan’s Pack and Cool Ltd. A well known and highly regarded family owned business. Established in 1971 they are the largest single site kiwifruit packing operation in NZ. They provide quality growing, picking, packing, cool storage and technical support for the kiwifruit and avocado industries. They are a major employer in […]

Jun 12
Say hi to Trudy and Kevin from Ceramico Designer Tiles

The tiles in their studio are some of the best I have ever seen. They love that many of their customers have become their friends and would like to send a shout out to Te Puke Florist for their dedication to exceptional floral work for the Te Puke community. They would like to know what you’d renovate […]