KOKO CAFE

Words: Denise Irvine | Photography: Ashlee deCaires Koko Cafe neatly mixes old and new in Hamilton’s southend: the new is a stunning Jeremy Shirley mural in the entranceway, a glorious splash of tropical colour to brighten your day, and the old is the building’s original black and white tiled flooring that leads into the spacious…

GARDEN HARVEST

Words: Kate Monahan-Riddell | Photography: Vicki Ravlich-Horan With summer just around the corner, Hamilton Gardens’ gardener Geoff Herbert has been hard at work preparing the soil and planting seedlings. The qualified gardener is in charge of the Kitchen Garden and Sustainable Garden, a site of envy for most home vegetable gardeners. The quarter-acre Kitchen Garden…