Down the Alley

Devonport is a village to explore and when you step off the beaten track and duck down its side streets and alleys, village treasures emerge like a brigadoon, leaving you wondering how it is that you never noticed this part of Devonport before. This month’s Devonport Messenger is a nod to those businesses a little off the main route – the silk lining of the signature coat that is Devonport. 

We're also professing our love for our Mums, offering a few sneaky perks for those who are prepared to do the same...


Our Material Girl

If the world was full of Sarah Stoutes, then it would be a happy place indeed. Tucked neatly away in a romantic courtyard behind Portofino is Sarah’s business Devonport Alterations & Drycleaning, and there, in her two years, she has grown a reputation for excellent seam work, detailed garment design, and skilled dressmaking.

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To Get a Letter, Send a Letter...

The Old Post Shop (pictured above by local photographer Trevor Villers) will be a familiar sight, presiding grandly on the main street of Devonport. The stunning building, beautifully restored by its owners, was purpose built in 1938 and used as a post office until the 1980s. Today the 'streamline moderne' styled building is home to a number of Devonport’s businesses, and one that seems to fit like a glove is Fitzgerald Taylor, our own Boutique Stationers.
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Feeling Right @ Soulsprite

Down a small alley between Vic Road Kitchen and Subway in the heart of Devonport, Kate and Ben Walden of Soulsprite are living the change they want to see in the world. In their multi-purpose health, fitness and well-being studios, they’re making it their business to ensure their clients are improving their strength, their joy, their personal wellness. We take you down the alley to a smart health & fitness business making positive ripples of well-being in both young and old. Welcome to Soulsprite...

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Love Your Mum
Sunday 13th May is Mothers' Day and if you're willing to profess your love out loud, then these Devonport Businesses will help you get something a little special for the woman who raised you when you tell them 'I love my Mum.'
  • ECHO Designer Living & ECHO Designer Boutique: Shop the boutique online or in both stores and use the code word ‘ilovemum’ to receive 10% off your purchase. 
  • Devonport Flowers: Receive 10% off all plants instore when you tell them ‘I Love Mum.’ 
  • Karavan Delicatessen: Take 10% off your bill when you have brunch with your Mum on Mothers’ Day and tell the staff how much you love her.
  • Blue Illusion Devonport  will take 10% off any purchases when you tell them that you love your Mum, between 1-13 May. 
  • NORD is offering 10% off all Pam Kerr Jewelery and 10% off all scarves (not incl wool).

Pink Ribbon Breakfast 23 May 7-10am @ Corelli's

Take your Mum, bring your friends, and join us at Corelli's where they will be hosting their tenth annual pink ribbon breakfast, supported by Bayleys Real Estate and the Devonport Flagstaff. $35 cash at the door gets you a wonderful cooked breakfast with 50% of proceeds going to Breast Cancer Foundation. Book your table by emailing or telephone Corelli's 09 445 4151. 
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From the Devonport Business Association and BID Manager, Toni van Tonder
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