Tag Archives: Behind the scenes

Complaints Department, 29th November 2000
Backstage
October 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Complaints Department, 29th November 2000

Sometimes we receive the most ridiculous material as book-protection, and are compelled to make the worst possible use of it. I’m certain this improved productivity.

Mystery Shopper, 2nd October 2003
Backstage
October 11, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Mystery Shopper, 2nd October 2003

We scored badly on a mystery shopper assessment, but this was one of the years we also were awarded a Top Shop award by Retail NZ. Staff had their own…

Ideas Box, 12th November 2010
Backstage
September 26, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Ideas Box, 12th November 2010

A lot of thought went into the 2011 expansion and renovation. Some ideas were collected using this very high-tech brainstorming technology.

Sign Damage, 1st May 2000
Backstage
September 21, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Sign Damage, 1st May 2000

Our illuminated sign was damaged, possibly as a result of late-night high-jinks by passersby – this was our insurance claim.

Pigeon Trap, 30th December 2012
Backstage
September 20, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Pigeon Trap, 30th December 2012

Sometimes we get avian visitors, but we don’t like them to stay overnight. Getting them to leave can be difficult – behold our ingenious trap! Amazingly, it worked on this…

Calendar Year Banking Graph, 2001
Backstage
September 20, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Calendar Year Banking Graph, 2001

Calendar Year Banking Graph – or cigarette consumption? Tilly Lloyd doodles while listening attentively to Alan Preston.