Retail Therapy

Dose up with a little fix of what’s hot and new. From the coolest new gadgets to goodies for children (or for pets!), here are the latest and greatest temptations!

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A funky recent addition to Sumner's trendy boutiques, STORE 17 is a gallery of uber cool. Taking their inspiration from the distinctive Scandinavian style sweeping the world's interiors, the talented crew both create their own simple-but-special STORE 17 collections as well as stocking swish bands such as Uashmama, Olli Ella, Blue Earth, Fox & Ivy, Creative Clay Studio, and Little Nik Nax.   You'll find everything from killer designer planters and sharp must-have pieces through to jewellery with a difference, locally-designed and made stationery, wall hooks and hangers and more – all with that clean, minimalist razor sharp Scandi-style to next level vamp-up your digs. Drop in to browse their unique wares in person or check out their covetable range at their online store! STORE 17 17 Marriner St, Sumner03 326 5762www.store17.co.nz...
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As the curtains draw and the lights dim, I’m sitting comfortably in my red chair as the large screen bursts into life. Fast and Furious 7 starts straight into a street race scene and I can feel the high-octane engine revs vibrating through my legs – it’s a total cinema experience, and I want one at home!I’ve come to Christchurch’s Strawberry Sound to check out its awesome theatre room where faultlessly clear, realistic – and when required, booming – sound plays out on a range of audio equipment, including the big screen. Named after The Beatles classic ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’, Strawberry Sound’s 30-year history, leading-edge products and specialised technicians have cemented it as the go-to destination for commercial and residential sound systems, audio/visual solutions, lighting control, home theatres and then some. In a nutshell, the business can turn your home into a sensory pleasure palace with multi-room audio, mind-blowing home...
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Just when you thought you had every gadget you needed to feel totally 'connected', TomTom's latest satnavs arrive on the scene with a connection to Twitter! Yes, now you can tweet your ETA and search live travel reviews using driver-friendly versions of Expedia and TripAdvisor. TomTom's new Search & Go LIVE Services mean you can now search hotels according to availability and price, read reviews to find the best places to visit and then update family and friends on your destination and arrival time via Twitter! The features are offered across all TomTom GO devices in New Zealand. Find out more at www.tomtom.com....