About us

Maree from Maree Hynes is an award-winning Interior Designer who brings over 25 years of experience to guarantee the highest level of personal and professional service.

Maree’s curtain consults including free measure and quotes are well-known throughout the South Island and beyond. Maree provides her clients choice from the very best in curtains and blinds to options for modest budgets.

Maree’s interior design expertise has seen her business grow from strength to strength. Not only do her and her team love being involved with residential projects, but they also enjoy commercial projects too.

Our Story

In 2022 Maree moved her luxurious showroom 2 minutes out of town to a purpose built building on her small country block, where she also has a cafe/restaurant (Harlau House Cafe) serving delicious food in a stunning environment.  come out to 253 Beaconsfield Road and Experience Harlau.

Maree’s showroom and café at Harlau has gained a reputation for outstanding quality and exclusive range of both traditional and luxury modern furniture. All set in a stunning environment and accompanied with a café/restaurant with delicious food and drinks. Her collection is hand-picked by Maree and encompasses all types of styles and design, meaning you can find a great range of both modern contemporary, modern classic and traditional classic furniture in store.

We are proud to offer you the highest possible level of quality service, whether you’re visiting our Harlau complex in-person or via our easy-to-use website.


What a gorgeous shop with an amazing array of beautiful items for your home, even some great clothes. Really friendly staff too, which was lovely.

Jody Lee

A really beautiful place and nice sunny showroom with incredible pieces and nice people to talk to I thoroughly recommend going in the store to check it out.


Excellent service , impressed with this visit, recommended.

Donna McKenzie

Great store and team. Have a lovely selection of unique furniture and accessories like no where else in the region. Always great to support our next furnishing purchase.

Al Man