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Taranaki’s host with the most: Nice Hotel owner Terry Parkes transforms an historic home into a maximalist masterpiece

It’s almost impossible to imagine Terry Parkes as anything other than a restaurateur (which he was) or a hotelier (which he is). He and his sartorial style (here he wears his pipe-band drummer’s jacket) play perfectly into the grandeur of his boutique hotel. 

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