Everyone was Irish Hugh Green Group St Patrick’s Parade in Ponsonby on Sunday 13 March 2016. It was a fun filled family day of floats, music, entertainment and dance. The colourful parade finished at Western Park where the festival of Irish Culture Fleadh continued late into the evening.    

Sitka is one of Canada’s popular retail brands and it’s landed in Ponsonby with a new pop-up shop. The noteworthy brand allows customers to shop sustainably while tackling environmental threats and helping third world countries. Ponsonby Store Manager Andrew Howson tells us about the business and the ever growing popularity of ethical shopping. What do…

Zambesi is one of New Zealand’s favourite brands and we’ve always been proud of its beautiful corner store along the Strip. The Zambesi brand is one of the few brands that are still made in New Zealand and the new manager has plans to make the fashion store even more welcoming and friendly. Jo Mickelborough…

Ponsonby: rich, white, and snobbish. That is the exclusive Auckland suburb’s reputation, these days. You don’t have to look far to see people wearing designer clothing, sipping lattes, and planning their next European holiday. It is a very different suburb to the place where brothers Rev. Mua Strickson-Pua and Sofi Ulugia-Pua grew up in the…

  Tours of the Bishop’s Palace in St Mary’s Bay have proved popular at the Auckland Heritage Festival. The historic building at 30 New St was completed in 1894 and is the residence of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland. Ponsonby Business Association event organiser Everall Deans says they had to turn down more than…