Wright Moves at Clarence

Chef Simon Wright wasn’t really looking for a job when he noticed an advertisement for someone to head the kitchen at Clarence Bistro in Tauranga. The ad caught his eye last October when he was buying a Clarence package online for a staff member at Gather & Roam eatery that he and wife Creghan Molloy-Wright […]

The White House – At Home in Te Puna

Words Denise Irvine Images Brydie Thompson Penny Oxnam and Joanne O’Keeffe say their customers feel very much at home in their White House restaurant at Te Puna, near Tauranga. It’s little wonder they get that feedback. For starters, the White House, on an elevated site on Minden Road, occupies a charming 130-year-old weatherboard bungalow; it […]