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Barisa Store is on its way!

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Barisa Store is on its way!

The most exciting event for Barisa this year is on its way... (Apart from Americarna, The Beach Hop, Hot Rod Days, Nostalgia Drags, Ford Days, upcoming Queens Birthday Markets and VVDO ... not to mention the Little Big Markets, Zee markets and all the others we try to fit into our lives.) ... The exciting event is going to be the launch of our online store... (finally we hear you say). No longer will Aucklanders visiting us at a market in Tauranga be frustrated by not being able to buy that second pair of earrings when they get home! And...

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Heading towards Winter..2017

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Heading towards Winter..2017

(subtitled: Where is this year vanishing to?) It's a lovely day outside.. autumn at its best with little wind, fewer clouds and the need to discard any warmth saving clothing which we put over the standard leggings and a tunic! However I know this won't last and the winter markets are soon upon us with the first Little Big Market on the 6th of May (at Coronation Park at the Mount) and lots of others to follow. We have gone from having a market a month some years ago to finding it is now unusual to have a weekend off...

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Barisa's spreading its wings

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Hi, we have lots of exciting things on the horizon... We now have accounts on Instagram and Twitter if you'd like to follow us and see what the studio is producing... we aren't just a market stall! And it is a quick way to keep an eye on what's being made... and a 'first chance' to buy one off accessories. The blog on here will also feature some of the things made but it will not be as frequent (once a week rather than more often.) On Instagram we are barisa_nz and on Twitter you'll find us on @barisa_nz  (you can,...

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Moving forward into winter months

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After a busy summer running at least one, often two and occasionally three markets a weekend we've now settled into the winter months. With the Little Big Markets at both ZESPRI at the Mount and the Astrolab courtyard and a monthly trip up to the lovely Community Market at Birkenhead we just need perhaps a couple more to round off the winter months and keep the momentum going. While the winter months are certainly quieter on our market scene it is still a great opportunity to engage with our regular customers and to make contact with new ones in the hope...

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Roll on the long weekend coming up

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The coming weekend (Waitangi Day on Monday giving us a three day weekend) promises to be one of our busiest... Not only do we have our number one assistant Lana on the job at the Victoria Park Market on Saturday, we follow up that effort with the Papamoa Beachfront Festival at the Papamoa Holiday Park on Sunday and the Little Big Market (which was to have been on Saturday) has now been postponed until Monday due to weather concerns ...down by ZESPRI at the Mount. Wow If that doesn't keep us on our toes I don't know what will! I...

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