The results are in. The inaugural Denizen Everyday Heroes saw thousands of votes cast in support of local businesses, with the aim of shining a light on the people and places whose services we rely upon. So without further ado, celebrate the best hands in the business with Auckland’s top massage therapists, as voted by you.
1. MOST VOTED: Agung Suparmim, East Day Spa
Agung is East Day Spa’s most senior massage therapist and spa trainer, having worked with SkyCity for over 13 years. Her time at East was preceded by a decade in luxury spas in her native Bali, including the prestigious role of Spa Trainer at The Ritz-Carlton. With a forte in traditional Balinese massage as well as vast experience across all massage disciplines, a session with Agung is at once healing and relaxing; defined by her energy and holistic technique.
2. HONOURABLE MENTION: Tinarsi Titin, Spring Spa Ponsonby
The talented Tinarsi is a versatile all-rounder with unparalleled skill in all styles of massage at Spring Spa. Having worked at top international spas, including Spring Spa in Bali, she puts her 15 years of global experience to good use and is highly requested with Spring’s regular clients.
3. HONOURABLE MENTION: Catherine Anderson, The Facialist
Catherine specialises in a gentle lymphatic massage using repetitive strokes, achieving a sense of spiritual reprieve by way of pure relaxation.
4. Esther Laverick, Forme Spa Mt Eden
5. Richenda Rowe, Body Form Ponsonby
6. Pim Mali, Golden Fingers
7. Lucy, Lily Therapy Traditional Massage
8. Lukas Nowicki, Holistic Health Corner
9. Sara De Jong, Tonic Room
10. Nicky Watkins, My Beauty Room
Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for Denizen Everyday Heroes. We will be rolling out the results in the coming weeks online and in our summer issue, on sale Monday 30th November.