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Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson announced in July 2011 that homeowners would be able to access the Government’s Leaky Homes Financial Assistance Package from 29 July 2011. Three different packs of information were developed including for Standalone Homes, Multi Unit Homes and an addendum pack for those who have started repairs or already repaired.…


2011 Westpac Auckland West Business Awards – Winners

The 2011 Westpac Auckland West Business Awards were recently held at the Trusts Stadium.

Congratulations to Soljans Estate & Café who won the UHY Haines Norton Best Mid-Sized Business Award.

About Soljans Estate Winery & Café
Soljan’s Estate & Café is based in Kumeu and is a third generation business owned and run by Tony Soljan.

The business comprises three separate operations wine making, a café and function centre and a contract bottling operation.

Soljans Estate Winery is the manufacturer of Soljans Estate label wines all of which are produced at the Kumeu site. The winery has produced a number of award-winning wines over the years and this has assisted in developing export markets which now includes the USA, Canada, China, Japan and Australia amongst others.

One of the attractions of the winery is the onsite café, functions centre and gift store which appeal to local and international visitors alike. The café supplies meals to in excess of 35,000 diners per year whilst the venue is proving evermore popular as a wedding venue.