Catching a headwind

Catching a headwind

I’m writing this as tension mounts around the duelling boats fighting it out on the harbour under heavy Auckland skies. Palpable tension is in the air, many visitors have come into Auckland from around the country to share in the excitement, finally it feels like a vibrant city again! Let’s hope we can sustain the heady feeling of optimism and the pleasure of being together again.

In parallel, the days are shortening and the nearness of Easter tells us that the seasons are changing. The stunning summer hydrangea blooms are changing their appearance, transforming themselves into acid greens tinged with burgundy. Ready to dry and make the perfect long lasting arrangements. Get them while you can! And of course we’ll have plenty of Easter goodies to make your celebration special. Look out for specialty items in our chocolate range, and stay tuned for tulips from Scarecrow Flowers. If you’re planning a long weekend get-together and would like to know more just give us a call to find out how we can help.

‘Tis the season also to look forward to upcoming festivals! The first off the rank will be the 16th International Doc Edge Film Festival, running through June (and into July!) and we are always proud to be associated with this. Check out their website to find out more. Another great reason to come into the city!

Many new products and features are coming to Scarecrow, including a great new website on its way. Do stay in touch with us, we really appreciate your support.

See you soon!

Changing of the guard

Last week we bid arrivederci to our wonderful Alessandra, whom we will greatly miss. Not breaking with tradition we have welcomed Anna as Front of House Manager at Scarecrow in the City. Yes, another Italian addition to the Scarecrow family! We know you’ll welcome her warmly. Read on to find out a little more about Anna (pictured left, next to Lisa our Grocery Manager & Alessandra – all 3 Italian!).


New Product Alert!

Fed up with cardboard-like gluten free bread? Look no further. Our kitchen team is now hand-making wholesome, delicious, soft gluten free bread fresh every morning. Unlike many commercial versions, our bread makes a fantastic healthy sandwich – a rarity for coeliacs & gluten intolerants! Be sure to keep it in the fridge, or slice & freeze to enjoy a slice at a time. You’ll also find in these baking boxes other gorgeous house-baked items, like our very popular gluten free Orange & Fig loaf to take home & enjoy with friends & family. Whole cakes to serve 12+ are also available with 48hrs notice. Buy your gluten free loaf & other house-made baked goods from both Scarecrow stores or order online for delivery.

Obsidian & Scarecrow Grocer Wine Tasting

Our first wine tasting of 2021 is booking up fast. We’ve had a great response & there are just a few places left, so please let us know if you want join us for this special evening.




Nourishing, Convenient Ready Meals

Ready meals have been one of the things to get us all through the past few weeks. Our newly signed fridges have been emptying fast in both stores & it’s great to see more of you utilising our home delivery service by purchasing online. The kitchen team is on a busy schedule stocking up & it’s great to see so much support from you. If you haven’t already tried Scarecrow Ready Meals, do give them a go. Perhaps a friend could do with a week off cooking, perhaps you could! Whatever your busy week brings, Scarecrow Ready Meals in your fridge can make all the difference! Order online now.



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