Barrett's Blog

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Steven Adams drops into the Showhome

The only thing missing from the Golden Sands Showhome last Friday was a basketball hoop! Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams dropped by and was kind enough to hang out with a couple of customers and an absolutely delighted young fan…

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Sheltering a piece of local community history

It’s difficult to envisage a time with no cars, sealed roads, and the main mode of transport being horse & wagon! In remembrance, a team of dedicated volunteers from the local Paengaroa community have recently completed a painstaking restoration of a historic…

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Once-sleepy Cromwell the rising star of the south

How does a once-sleepy town become the fastest growing town in the entire country? There’s a few reasons for this, including the building boom in nearby Queenstown & Wanaka having a downstream effect.  However, many are now realising that Cromwell…

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