Take Note store recognised for community spirit

Take NoteLocal books and stationery store, Take Note Mairangi Bay has taken out the Presentation and Community award at the annual Paper Plus Group Awards.

The announcement was recently made at an exclusive gala dinner held in Taupo, where more than 400 store owners, suppliers and publishers celebrated the store’s success as well as the achievements of the Paper Plus Group franchise.

Take Note Mairangi Bay was up against tough competition, beating 41 other stores nationwide to claim the coveted title.

Take Note Mairangi Bay owners, Malcolm and Christine Mitchell were thrilled to receive the sought after accolade.

“We are still buzzing from the fantastic news. This achievement can be attributed to our energetic and devoted team, who have worked tirelessly this year. We also recognise that our store wouldn’t be what it is today without the constant support of the Mairangi Bay community and our loyal customers. We are incredibly grateful for their contribution, and thank them for the positive feedback we have received following the win,” Malcolm Mitchell said.

“We are proud of belonging to the wider Paper Plus family and are delighted to be recognised as a successful business where customer service is the focus.”

Paper Plus Group Marketing Manager, Lyle Hastings felt the store was a great example of what Take Note stands for.

When it comes to ongoing success across all areas of the business, Take Note Mairangi Bay are ticking all the boxes. The Presentation and Community award is the outcome of a huge amount of hard work and commitment by Malcolm, Christine and their staff. Winning this award in the face of such tough competition across the Paper Plus Group is enormously impressive and needs to be celebrated,” Hastings said.

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About Paper Plus:

The Paper Plus Group began 30 years ago and is one of New Zealand’s largest stationery and book sellers. The Group incorporates three separate retail brands: Paper Plus, which has 109 stores; Take Note with 42 stores; and Office Spot with two stores, all offering a great range of stationery, books, magazines, cards and gifts to New Zealand consumers. There is a Paper Plus Group store in most towns from Kaitaia to Invercargill. It is the only New Zealand book and stationery retailer with Fly Buys and AA Smartfuel.

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