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Revolution Hair & Beauty salon owner
Gemma Barr enjoys the challenges that
business can bring. Starting out in the
recession nearly three years ago, Gemma says
she's discovered business is a journey.
Revolution Hair & Beauty has an inviting and
modern atmosphere that offers a full range
of women's, men's and children's hairstyling
along with beauty treatments and holistic
massage. Revolution Hair & Beauty is also
one of the only destinations in Invercargill to
offer Reiki healing.
Revolution's team of Gemma Barr, Charlotte
Watson and Elizabeth Cook have helped
Revolution Hair & Beauty thrive by the use of
creative marketing techniques, keen pricing
and an emphasis on building lasting, high
quality customer relationships.
Gemma Barr is a senior stylist with 12 years'
experience in hairdressing, Charlotte Watson
is a senior stylist soon to be qualified after
sitting her final exams through SIT and
Elizabeth Cook specialises
and is certified in Relaxation
Massage and Reiki healing
being a qualified Reiki Master.
Gemma says she has been
delighted with the response to
Revolution's Reiki treatments
during the past year.
''Reiki is a non-invasive,
peaceful and holistic
complementary practice that
works with the needs of the
client," she said.
''Our Reiki treatments may
help with relaxation, reduction
of stress, pain and anxiety, and offer an
enhanced sense of wellbeing."
Massage therapy could assist with relaxation,
mood, increased circulation, improved
immune function and health maintenance.
Clients at Revolution will receive Reiki
treatments with clothes on and Massage
clients may disrobe to their level of comfort.
Offering a wide range of other beauty
treatments, simply ''like" Revolution Hair &
Beauty on Facebook for weekly specials.
Revolution Hair &
61 Tay Street, Invercargill
P: 214 9134 M: 027 773 7272
GEMMA, CHARLOTTE & LIZZIE
Like Riverton itself, Lee-anne Frew
takes a friendly, energetic, family
approach to life, including her work
in real estate for Riverton Real
Estate (Guise) Ltd.
Having spent several years travelling
abroad, Lee-anne has a keen
appreciation for just how special
Riverton and the wider western
Southland region are.
A long time Riverton resident (save
for her youthful travels!), she's
loved the past two-and-a-half years
with the First National team at
Riverton Real Estate, helping match
people and property.
Fully trained and qualified, and a First National Ruby Achiever in 2012, Licensed Sales
Lee-anne knows the local market inside out, and takes pride in achieving excellent results for
each and every client.
Covering all aspects of real estate, from residential, holiday and lifestyle to commercial and
rural, Lee-anne and the capable Riverton Real Estate team, can take care of all your western
Southland property sales and purchases for you.
It's a down-to-earth, energetic and friendly approach that pays dividends.
Aiming to make life as easy as possible for you throughout the sales process, Lee-anne focuses
on continual communication and attention to detail, ensuring a seamless, pleasurable process
from listing to taking possession.
She says: ''Riverton's a fantastic place to live and raise a family, or a beautiful setting for your
''With its beach, outdoor lifestyle opportunities and warm and welcoming community, it's not
surprising it remains a popular consideration for anyone thinking of moving."
Riverton Real Estate
Contact Lee-anne today, on 027 234 8082
Earlier this year Melanie Kubala was looking
for a change in life, so when the opportunity
arose to move into retail with successful
business Nappy Nest, she leapt at the
The business' location, right next door to
mum Lynette Butler's thriving preloved
clothing boutique Retrendz at 410 Yarrow
Street, may just have played a small part
Mother and daughter say they're delighted
to be business neighbours, where there's always a friendly cup of coffee at hand.
There's a certain complementary feel to the two enterprises, too, with Nappy
Nest selling preloved kids' clothing from newborn to size 5, alongside a wide
range of new and used toys, cots, and other baby gear, plus carseats and prams
for sale and hire.
You can't overlook the nappies either, with a wide range for babies and
toddlers from washable to biodegradable to affordable disposable, plus one of
Invercargill's widest ranges of adult incontinence products.
That includes brands for all ages and disabilities, and both genders, from the
likes of Hartmann (Molis), Lille Healthcare, Prevail and Tenders, alongside a
comprehensive range of professional hygiene products. If you have a wee
problem, do not hesitate to come in and talk to Mel about it.
Pop next door to Retrendz, and you'll find a select range of ladies preloved
clothing all in very good condition and at great prices, including shoes and
Lynette loves nothing more than a sociable yarn while you browse, and has a
great eye for matching up an ensemble for you.
The parking's free and easy, the service is friendly, and they're open Saturdays
Come see Melanie and Lynette sometime soon!
Nappy Nest : 03-217 2190
Retrendz : 03-217 9410
Te Anau makes a beautiful destination at any
time of year, but what could be better than a
summer jaunt to take in the scenery combined
with a little high class shopping along the way?
Fashion, home and giftware store Inspire was
Destination Fiordland's Retailer of the Year in
2011, and for good reason.
Business owner Robyn Wisely takes care to select every item that graces
Inspire's elegant interiors, meaning there's something to please all tastes --
affordably - during an afternoon's comfortable browsing.
Inspire is full of gorgeous garments, exquisite gifts, scrumptious soaps, home
décor, and gourmet kitchenware, alongside the latest in fashion jewellery and
Apparel brands, including Ketz-ke, Animale, Vamp, Ping Pong and more,
are chosen for their ability to unite style and substance, enabling ultimate
crossover appeal and the flexibility your modern lifestyle demands.
Robyn and her experienced, approachable team love helping customers try
out inspiring new combinations and are expert accessorisers.
If it's a unique, special gift you're seeking, you'll also find endless, affordable
inspiration for young and old alike in store, with a professional wrapping
service free of charge for all purchases.
Wedding and other celebratory gift registries are also available for your
Worried about your menfolk?
Worry no more, as Robyn and Inspire share their spacious premises with
husband Russell's Fiordland Frontier Supplies, local specialists in hunting,
fishing, tramping and camping gear -- the perfect parallel distraction!
Get Inspired: come discover a world of retail therapy at Te Anau's Inspire soon,
and create your own style.
L to R - Charlotte Watson, Gemma Barr, Lizzie Cook
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