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  • A Conversation with Seasick Sunscreen Co

    A Conversation with Seasick Sunscreen Co

    Seasick Sunscreen is a Certified SPF 30 ocean-friendly sunscreen, natural plastic-free sunscreen based in Wellington, Aotearoa. They are 100% NZ made and operated. Seasick was born out of our desire to reduce the number of toxic chemicals and plastic entering our oceans. Protecting the environment...

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  • A conversation with Blanket Bay Barn

    A conversation with Blanket Bay Barn

    Looking for that perfect spot to escape to these summer holidays? Let us introduce you to Blanket Bay Barn.   A Contemporary, compact Scandinavian-style barn on two levels combining elements of comfort and light. The Birch ply interior, wool carpet and heat pump create a warm and cosy...

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  • A conversation with Deep Down Wines

    A conversation with Deep Down Wines

    Deep Down Wines are a boutique Marlborough wine company and collaboration of two New Zealand families. Founded by Clive Dougall, who was Winemaker at Seresin Estate for 12 years, and Peter Lorimer, who promoted boutique New Zealand brands around the globe with his company the...

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  • Get to know - Whiskey Creek Cabin

    Get to know - Whiskey Creek Cabin

    Whiskey Creek was built in late 2019 & finished off in early 2020. The team behind the cabins are Lisa and her daughter Holly. With sustainability and eco-friendliness being their passion, they have designed a space that opens your eyes to the simple luxury of...

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  • Get to know - Shop Without Packaging

    Get to know - Shop Without Packaging

    Shop Without Packaging is a Refillery based in Raglan, New Zealand. Their beautiful store focus's on sustainability in many ways including providing local products and encouraging their customers to bring in jars and containers to refill their products. Here at smartass, we think our values...

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