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Feeling Right @ Soulsprite

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Feeling Right @ Soulsprite

For many of us there comes a time when we reflect upon the lives we have led and question if there was something that we might have done differently; more time with the family perhaps, looking after ourselves better, taking more risks, not getting too stressed or wishing we spent more time on the things that fueled us, rather than the things that weighed us down…

At the end of a small alley between Vic Road Kitchen and Subway, in the heart of Devonport, Kate and Ben Walden of Soulsprite are working hard to avoid such regret in their lives, and in fact, in their multi-purpose health, fitness and well-being studios, they’re making it their business to ensure their clients avoid it too.

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To Get a Letter, Send a Letter...

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To Get a Letter, Send a Letter...

The Old Post Shop will be a familiar sight, presiding grandly on the main street of Devonport. The stunning building, beautifully restored by its owners, was purpose built and used as a post office until the 1980s. Today the art deco styled building is home to a number of Devonport’s businesses, and one that seems to fit like a glove is Fitzgerald Taylor, our own Boutique Stationers.

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Middle Eastern Flavours at Karavan

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Middle Eastern Flavours at Karavan Delicatessen

 

On Wynyard street, the heart of Devonport Arts Fest Street Art, in an artist-painted warehouse is our newest day-time eatery, the hotly popular Karavan Delicatessen. In this light and slick space Head Chef Victor Flores (formerly of Vudu Café and Kokako Café) serves up stunning middle eastern foods using local produce, and the organic coffee from Wellington roaster People’s Coffee has already won over many morning commuters as their preferred ferry-crossing fix. Karavan’s hotly contested signature dish for breakfast or lunch is Shakshuka - slow roasted heirloom tomatoes from Eighty4 Ltd paired with L'Authentique merguez sausages and free-range eggs. 

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She's a Material Girl

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She's a Material Girl

If the world was full of Sarah Stoutes, then it would be a happy place indeed. Tucked neatly away in a romantic courtyard behind Portofino is Sarah’s business Devonport Alterations & Dry Cleaning, and there, in her two years, she has grown a reputation for excellent seam work, detailed garment design, and skilled dressmaking.

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Reformed by Devonport Physio & Pilates

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Reformed by Devonport Physio & Pilates

Sarah Metcalf is our resident physio and pilates guru who owns Devonport Physio & Pilates on Wynyard Street. We don’t just love her for her commitment to physical wellness, we also love her for nailing the super mum gig – because when she’s not busy getting the bodies of her clients into line, she’ll be getting her own three little loves (including 2 year old twins!) straightened out. We ask Sarah a few nosy questions to find out what her business is all about…

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