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2014 – Christmas Stores Opening 2014

It is that time of the year again, Christmas stores are opening for 2014. Here is a list of the grand opening dates, if you would like more details about the stores grand openings please drop us an email admin@christmasheirloom.com or phone 0508 434 756.

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2014 – Farewell to Bronwyn

Last Friday the team at The Christmas Heirloom Company wished a very tearful farewell to Bronwyn. Bronwyn has been with the The Christmas Heirloom Company for 27 years and has been involved in all aspects of the company from choosing product ranges to running retail stores and her leaving marks the end of an era. Bronwyn has […]

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2013 – Coconut Ice

This is an old family recipe; I can still see my Great Grandma stirring this on her lap. She said it was the warmth of her lap that helped blend it. Today we don’t have time for that so I have adapted. From Wendy at the Milford, Auckland store. This is original 6 oz Coconut […]

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2013 – 13th November Newsletter – Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree – styles, size, real vs. artificial I have started to contemplate if it is too early to put my Christmas tree up! It is exciting helping customers to purchase a new tree and decorations. And there are far too many decorations I’d like to add to my collection this year – no idea […]

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2013 – Rose’s Never Fail Pavlova

Rose (Ellerslie store) tells me she makes this Pavlova every year – a true favourite in her family! 4 egg whites 1 cup sugar 2 dsp cold water 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp vinegar 2 extra Tbsp sugar Beat egg whites and cold water till stiff. Add essence and vinegar. Add sugar gradually and […]

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2013 – What’s happening in-store

What’s happening in-store…   Can you beleive it is November already? I can’t! That means Christmas is next month, now that is a scary thought. Our stores have been busy with fundraising evenings this month, this is where community groups come along and learn a few Christmas tricks in our stores, while also raising funds […]

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2013 – Pukekohe and New Lynn – Now Open

Pukekohe and New Lynn opened last month and are pop-up stores for the Christmas season. Pukekohe encountered many challenges during store set-up, including working around construction workers. The store wasn’t quite complete when the team moved in and began setting up the Christmas trees. Power was also a bit of a problem for the first […]

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2013 – Featuring Ellerslie

Ellerslie is our largest store. This store has a vast range of Christmas decorations, with many styles on display, with over 25 trees up in the store. Our warehouse is also attached to this store, I bet you didn’t think it was this big! Rose has been with The Christmas Heirloom Company since the Company […]

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2013 – Our iconic Tirau store

Tirau – the town that everyone knows and loves! This iconic NZ country town is a favourite to stop in for a relaxing coffee and stroll through the shops and perhaps an ice cream too (or a piece of our Heavenly Fudge!). Our store, which is half way up the hill has a lot of character […]

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