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The Hotel Britomart has been created by architects, artists, ceramicists, carpenters and more. In this section you can meet a few of the folk who helped make this special place.

Nat Cheshire of Cheshire Architects | The Hotel Britomart
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Nat Cheshire

Alongside his father Pip and the team at Cheshire Architects, Nat Cheshire has been laying the groundwork for The Hotel Britomart for a decade and a half.

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Dajiang Tai

Dajiang Tai is a principal at Cheshire Architects, and one of the leaders of the team that designed The Hotel Britomart. Here, he talks about why the hotel looks like it does, how it will feel inside, and the way it stitches into its neighbourhood.

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Clinton Farley

After two decades in hotels across New Zealand and Australia, Clinton Farley has come home to Auckland to open The Hotel Britomart as its general manager.

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Emily Priest

Designer Emily Priest drew together inspiration from home and abroad to create a unique sense of place at The Hotel Britomart.

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Rachel Carter

Organic yet modern, Rachel Carter’s stoneware brings a sense of luxury to everyday rituals.

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David Oliveri

After years spent travelling the world, David Oliveri’s love for the hospitality industry was reignited by the relaxed and personalised approach to service he discovered down under. 

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Suzie and David Lucas

A pair of siblings from Seattle played a key role in bringing the serenity of The Landing – a Bay of Islands retreat – to The Hotel Britomart in downtown Auckland.

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Campbell Williamson

Britomart development director Campbell Williamson led The Hotel Britomart to become New Zealand’s first 5 Green Star hotel.

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Kerry Bracewell

The Hotel Britomart is the latest project in a decade-long partnership between Bracewell Construction and the team behind Britomart, transforming a deserted port district into the vibrant downtown heart of Auckland.

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Akutina Matthews

Akutina Matthews is a carpenter who helped build The Hotel Britomart and enjoyed the harbour view from the top floor while he was doing so.

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Moneeta Nadan

As head of housekeeping at The Hotel Britomart, Moneeta Nadan has a ‘run-a-finger-along-the-top-of-the-doorframe-to-check-for-dust’ level of attention to detail when it comes to cleanliness. We talked to her about the work that goes into keeping the hotel sustainably pristine.

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Karen Wrigley

Karen Wrigley is a building specialist who oversaw the intricate construction of the concrete-and-brick panels that make up The Hotel Britomart's exterior.

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Ben Ngawaka

Working on the build of The Hotel Britomart has given this apprentice at Bracewell Construction an appreciation for both old and new building techniques.

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Tom Hishon

Tom Hishon spotlights sustainable seafood at his restaurant, kingi, working with independent suppliers to nurture fish stocks and the ocean.

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Elena Renker

Elena Renker is an Auckland potter whose hand-made vases are in every room in The Hotel Britomart.

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Tamzin Hawkins

From covetable linen homewares under her brand Mavis & Osborn to the elegant staff uniforms for The Hotel Britomart, this Nelson-based designer is dedicated to sustainable textile craft.

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Antonia De Vere

Floral artist Antonia Devere of Mark.Antonia designed the striking arrangements in each room at The Hotel Britomart.

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Arch MacDonnell and Toby Curnow

Arch MacDonnell and Toby Curnow from Inhouse Design looked to the architecture of The Hotel Britomart to create its unique brand identity.

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Hayley Koerbin

Hayley Koerbin advises companies on how to build more sustainably. Here, she talks about how The Hotel Britomart's 5 Green Star rating is making a difference to its guests and the environment.

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