Luxury furniture businesses in Parnell wrecked by water damage

Luxury furniture businesses in Parnell wrecked by water damage
Refined Living staff said the shop was dry at 5pm on Friday but flooded two hours later. (Image: Refined Living)
Ella Somers
It’s a bright, hot Thursday morning when BusinessDesk takes a walk down The Strand in Parnell, one of the earliest streets to be built in Auckland and an integral part of Parnell’s business community.It’s muggy, the sun is glaring down from a bright blue sky and cicadas are clucking faintly in the background.At first glance, it’s difficult to believe that less than a week ago much of The Strand and many of the shops were metres under water.But a closer look shows just how much devastation Auckland’s flooding has ca...

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