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New Zealand’s governing National Party has won an emphatic victory in general elections, near-complete results show. With nearly 100% of the votes counted, PM John Key’s party held 48%, with the opposition Labour Party lagging behind on 25%. The Greens had 10%.
NYC based kiwi, Matt Lambert recently opened The Musket Room, a new Nolita restaurant serving “modern New Zealand” cuisine. Matt Lambert, previously of Public and Saxon + Parol, raised the funds for the fit out of his new restaurant through Kickstarter! http://www.musketroom.com/ The Musket Room 265 Elizabeth St (between Prince and Houston) New York, NY 10012 212-219-076
We have all been making do with the aussie knock-offs and american wanabee’s for too long! Just opened is Happy Bones, a store within a store concept at Selema Optique, #7 Bond Street in Noho between Broadway & Lafeyette. Drop by for some great coffee and a chat with the kiwi owners.
Many of us miss the taste of a fantastic kiwi pie, and Gareth the founder of DUB (Down Under Bakery) pies has been only too wiling to satisfy that need. They have a couple of walk up spots in Windsor Terrance, Brooklyn, and in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Alternatively if you don’t like to travel, DUB […]
A great addition to the NY scene is Kiwiana based in the middle of Park Slope, home to beautiful brownstonesand multiple child buggies! Kiwiana’s strength is New Zealand chef Mark Simmons. Although there are a number of NZ inspired delicacies, you can’t go past the great kiwi burger and lamingtons to finish up! http://www.kiwiana-nyc.com/ […]