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Samoan decorator gets runner-up for retail award

13 September 2017

Posted in: Pacific Radio News,

An Auckland-based Samoan decorator has been recognised with a retail award.

House of Decor in Onehunga is runner-up for the People's Choice Award at this year's Top Shop Awards. 

House of Decor in Onehunga. Photo/ Facebook.

Creative designer and director, Lautofa Tulagalua, says competing against 2000 retailers is a huge achievement.

"To compete with mainstream retails in New Zealand is not easy," he says. "You have to be a real business to be recognised."

Over the last 15 years, House of Decor has provided distinct Pasifika decoration elements for high-end government and Pacific events.

House of Decor has also previously won two Top Shop Awards in 2015.

Fale O Samoa decorated by Lautofa Tulagalua. Photo/ Facebook.

Lautofa Tulagalua at the Top Shop Awards in 2015. Photo/ Supplied.

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