18 OCT 2019

New Zealand Collection – Preview Event

Delicious cocktails mixed well with iconic furniture at the gallery last night!

Thanks to everyone who joined us last night for the preview of our Third Annual New Zealand Collection. It was a huge team effort, we're so pleased with the result. If you weren't able to make it, the exhibition will be presented in the gallery until the end of Saturday 26 October.

Thanks to our brand partners Thomson Whisky, Parrotdog Beer and Dulux. We are so proud to work with New Zealand companies who share our vision for excellence in design.

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Spicy Whisky Punch Cocktail

Serves 10

/ 300ml Thomson Whisky

/ 3 Cups Fresh Orange Juice

/ 3/4 Cups Fresh Lemon Juice

Ginger Syrup

/ 150g Fresh Ginger (unpeeled and thinly sliced - 1 Cup Granulated Sugar - 3/4 Cup Water

/ 1/4 Tsp Salt

/ Lemon zest


/ Dehydrated citrus wheels

/ Fresh thyme

STEP 1 // Combine ginger, lemon and orange zest, sugar, water, and salt in a saucepan. Bring to boil at a medium heat, stirring occasionally Remove from heat, and cool completely, about 2 hours. Pour through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a small glass measuring cup, discarding solids.

STEP 2 // Combine fresh orange juice, lemon juice, and ginger syrup in a large punch bowl or pitcher Stir to combine

STEP 3 // Add three cubes of ice to a glass and pour over 30ml whisky. Top up with punch mix and garnish with citrus wheels and thyme sprigs.

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