The retail design firm behind some of New Zealand’s most popular shopping centres, The Buchan Group, has appointed two new principals to its Kiwi practice. It says these appointments follow recent strong growth in New Zealand.
Competition for cinema audiences in Auckland is ramping up as a new competitor enters the fray. Auckland’s first Reading Cinema will open at LynnMall’s $39 million new dining and entertainment precinct, The Brickworks, on November 26. Reading is offering $10 standard tickets. At Auckland’s two other cinema chains – Hoyts and Event – standard tickets range around $19.
A stylish dining development called The Brickworks will open next month on the site of New Zealand’s oldest American-style shopping centre, LynnMall. The new development is named for its reclaimed brick façade, and references the region’s famous Crown Lynn Pottery.