Cafe franchise eyes Kelvin Grove

04:13, Sep 10 2012

Cafes opening and closing feature in this week's Business Time.

New site?

Coffee chain Esquires looks set to open a site in one of the shops by Countdown in Kelvin Grove.

The company is advertising for people to buy into a ‘‘franchise opportunity’’ in a ‘‘new Kelvin Grove development’’.

There was an Esquires in The Plaza until the end of March, but it was liquidated and the site is now home to Donut King.

Call for entries


Entries for the Manawatu Business Awards close on Friday. For more information on how to enter, call 350 1830 or see

Up for sale

Andersen Engineering in Dannevirke is for sale. Located just outside the main town area, it is listed for $25,000 plus GST.

Cafe to sell

Buttercup Deli and Cafe in Feilding is for sale by negotiation.

Filling vacancies

Vision Manawatu is in the process of filling two vacant positions on the Vision Manawatu Trust board. Applications close on Friday, and can be sent to More information about Vision Manawatu is available at

Over in Eketahuna

The former Eketahuna Country Cafeis for sale, and is listed for $98,000 plus GST.

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