• The stone glasshouse in the hills above Lake Hawea

    One year ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    So she said: ‘I'd really like a stone glasshouse.' And he said: ‘Sure, I know exactly what you mean. I'll build it.' And he did.
    Words: Kate Coughlan Photos: Rachael Hale McKenna
    Across a crowded room, in the country's premiere party spot beneath southern mountains alongside a chilly lake, a brickie from Surrey with a public-school accent caught sight of a beautiful young woman - a trained nurse and former medical rep who was, at that time, a student of textile design.
    She'd previously left her home city of Dunedin, gone nursing in Auckland, become a medical rep in the North Island and...
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