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2017.09.05

Kia Ora, Tokyo: New ‘Zealander by Terra’ restaurant to offer NZ’s best

Dear Valued Clients and Friends,

TOKYO, Japan, September 5, 2017: n the latest addition to Terra’s expanding Tokyo restaurant line-up, a treasure trove of New Zealand food and wine will be served up at its new ‘Zealander by Terra’ restaurant, opening on September 26 in the city’s Marunouchi commercial district.
Based on the fifth floor of the prestigious Shin-Marunouchi Building, Zealander by Terra is a joint venture with Tokyo-based Toranomon Jitsugyo Kaikan, which operates four hotels in New Zealand and has extensive knowledge of the Oceania nation’s food and culture.

The new restaurant follows the August 26 opening of Terra’s “South” restaurant in Ebisu, which offers a delicious seafood bounty from Australia and New Zealand. Terra, part of the Global Sky Group, now operates four Tokyo restaurants, including the Terra Australis and Terra Azabu-juban restaurants, focused on gourmet Australian cuisine and wines.

“Zealander will offer diners a relaxed space to enjoy fresh, safe and delicious food and wine from New Zealand, which is famous for its commitment to quality produce,” said Ko Nagata, Managing Director of Global Sky Group.
“I welcome our partnership with Toranomon Jitsugyo Kaikan that has helped realise this new establishment, which will ensure Terra is able to offer the very best of Down Under in the world’s leading gourmet city.”

New Zealand has a rich culinary heritage, ranging from succulent roast lamb, one of the nation’s top export meats, to superb seafood such as oysters, mussels and salmon, matched with top-quality wines.

Zealander will capitalise on such quintessential Kiwi foods, combining food recipes and spices from around the world and serving modern tapas and grilled foods.

Zealander’s sommelier has also selected a range of typical New Zealand grape varieties including pinot noir and sauvignon blanc, giving diners the best on offer from New Zealand’s distinctive winegrowing regions.

Terra’s restaurants are under the direction of Head Chef Koji Fukuda, who learned his trade under Australian celebrity chef Luke Mangan and has quickly gained a following among some of the world’s most sophisticated diners.

Located at 5F, Shin-Marunouchi Building, Marunouchi 1-5-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Zealander’s operating hours are from 11am to 11pm daily. It offers lunch from 1,200 Japanese yen and dinner from 5,000 yen. For more information, please visit https://www.zealander.tokyo

About Terra
Terra Co., Ltd. is a specialist Japanese importer of gourmet food and wine from Australia and New Zealand. These countries’ diverse natural environments and multicultural societies have helped produce some of the world’s finest, safest and highest quality produce, along with a truly unique food culture which offers a contemporary fusion of styles.

Terra is part of the Tokyo-based Global Sky Group, a value-creation partner for global communities with operations encompassing environmental solutions, education and food and beverage businesses in Japan, Australia, New Zealand and the USA. For more information on Global Sky, please visit https://www.globalskygroup.com/en/

For more information on Toranomon Jitsugyo Kaikan, please visit http://www.tjk-jp.com

For further enquiries concerning this announcement, please contact:
Tokyo:
Kyosuke Abe, Terra
Email: kyosuke.abe@gskygrp.com; Phone +81 (0)3 6455 4827

Australia:
Anthony Fensom, Fensom Communication
Email: anthony@fensom.com.au; Phone +61 (0)407 112 623

PDF: Kia Ora, Tokyo: New ‘Zealander by Terra’ restaurant to offer NZ’s best

2017.08.25

Tokyo diners offered seafood bounty of the Great Southern Land at ‘South’

Dear Valued Clients and Friends,

TOKYO, Japan, August 26, 2017: Tokyo diners can experience sensational seafood from the Great Southern Land following today’s opening of the newest restaurant in the Terra group, “South Seafood & Grill.”

Located on the 39th floor of Yebisu Garden Place building, the new restaurant offers sweeping views of the Tokyo skyline, with a menu focused on Australian and New Zealand seafood along with matching high-quality wines from these noteworthy ‘New World’ producers.

‘South’ will ensure the burgeoning popularity of Australian cuisine in the Tokyo dining scene continues to grow, with its seafood bounty encompassing Australian lobster and New Zealand mussels as part of its range of fresh seafood, in addition to beef and lamb.

The restaurant will also offer a salad buffet with more than 20 kinds of fruit and vegetables, thanks to a collaboration with Shunpachi, a greengrocer that specialises in seasonal produce.

Terra Co., part of the Tokyo-based Global Sky Group, has utilised its experience in importing premium Australian and New Zealand wines, gin and other beverages, to ensure the new restaurant’s wine list features the best of Oceania.

This includes premium wines from Queensland’s Granite Belt by Sirromet Wines, which has been recognised as a 5-star winery by wine critic James Halliday, having won more than 800 prestigious national and international awards since its opening in 2000.

The new restaurant complements Terra’s current gourmet Australian cuisine restaurants, comprising Terra Australis, a premium wining and dining establishment based in Sendagaya, and its namesake Terra Azabu-juban in the centre of the city’s embassy district.

Since opening in 2016, these restaurants have quickly earned a place in the heart of the world’s most sophisticated gourmet city under the direction of Head Chef Koji Fukuda, who learned his trade under Australian celebrity chef Luke Mangan.

Welcoming the new restaurant’s opening, Global Sky Managing Director, Ko Nagata said South would make an excellent addition to Tokyo’s world-leading restaurant scene.

“Yebisu Garden Place is known as one of Tokyo’s most pleasant ‘cities within the city,’ and South will add to its sophisticated international offering, catering to diners from Japan and abroad seeking an authentic taste of contemporary Oceania cuisine,” Mr Nagata said.

“Terra continues to grow in response to increasing demand from our local and international clientele, and we look forward to further expanding our restaurant range in a city boasting the world’s best eateries.”

Located at 39F, Ebisu Garden Place, 4-20-3 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, South’s operating hours are from 11.30am to 11pm daily. It offers a lunch/salad buffet for 1,200 Japanese yen and a brunch menu for 2,500 yen, with a 5,000 yen dinner menu. For more information, please visit https://southbyterra.tokyo/

PDF: Tokyo diners offered seafood bounty of the Great Southern Land at ‘South’

2017.08.01

Global Sky transforms Adelaide church ruins into new childcare centre

Global Sky Group is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Australian childcare centre at Morphett Vale, South Australia.

One of Adelaide’s oldest church ruins has been transformed into Morphett Vale’s newest childcare centre, converting an historic place of worship into a centre for children’s educational development. Built in 1856 by the Free Presbyterian Church, the former John Knox Presbyterian Church was an historic gothic-style church with octagonal corner buttresses. It was State Heritage listed in 1984.

The new centre in the southern Adelaide suburb is the latest Australian childcare investment by us, adding to its recent expansion into Adelaide’s Hallet Cove along with its centres in Queensland’s Gold Coast and Rockhampton, and in New Zealand, now comprising 11 centres across Oceania.

PDF: Global Sky transforms Adelaide church ruins into latest childcare centre_31 Jul 17

 

About Global Sky Group

Global Sky Group is a value-creation partner for global communities with operations encompassing environmental solutions, education and food and beverage businesses in Japan, Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

Based on its group philosophy of “Connecting the world for a brighter future,” Global Sky is actively adding value to global communities with a particular emphasis on developing and operating community hubs such as research facilities, schools and restaurants. The company is set to be operating over 50 wind tunnels, 12 campuses, 5 restaurants and a hotel by calendar year-end 2017 across its international portfolio.

2017.07.03

Childcare expansion with 4 new centres in Rockhampton

Global Sky Group is pleased to announce the new acquisitions of Central Qld Childcare’s four childcare centres in Rockhampton and Yeppoon, Queensland.

Central Qld Childcare operated four centres, located at 20-24 Cedar Avenue, Yeppoon; 83 Tarangaba Road, Taroomball; 21 Bruigom Street, North Rockhampton; and 202 Thozet Road, North Rockhampton.

Consistent with Global Sky’s previous acquisitions, we plan to enhance services for the benefit of the local community, employing local staff and management while drawing upon its international experience. We will retain existing staff and improve management skills to provide continuity of operations with a philosophy of providing the highest level of quality care and education which we are committed to further enhancing. Our team is aiming to receive the highest quality rating (“Exceeding”) from government under the National Quality Standard.

The new centres add to Global Sky’s current Queensland childcare centres at Southport, Robina Town and Mudgeeraba, which were its first such investments in Australia. These add to its recently acquired centres in Adelaide, South Australia, which together with its centre in Whitianga, New Zealand, now comprising 10 centres across Oceania.

Global Sky is actively working to add value to global communities, based on its philosophy of “Connecting the world for a brighter future.” We are set to be operating over 12 campuses by calendar year-end 2017 across its international portfolio.

PDF: Media Release – Global Sky Group Childcare Expansion

 

About Global Sky Group

Global Sky Group is a value-creation partner for global communities with operations encompassing environmental solutions, education and food and beverage businesses in Japan, Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

Based on its group philosophy of “Connecting the world for a brighter future,” Global Sky is actively adding value to global communities with a particular emphasis on developing and operating community hubs such as research facilities, schools and restaurants. The company is set to be operating over 50 wind tunnels, 12 campuses, 5 restaurants and a hotel by calendar year-end 2017 across its international portfolio.

2017.03.10

Childcare expansion with new centres in Adelaide and Gold Coast

Global Sky Group is pleased to announce the new acquisitions of a childcare centre in Gold Coast, Queensland, and two centres in Adelaide, South Australia.

On the Gold Coast, the newly acquired Mudgeeraba Early Childhood Centre at 148 Wallandra Road, Tallai, adds to our successful current Gold Coast centres. These comprise the Southport Child Care Centre and Robina Town Child Care Centre, both of which have undergone substantial enhancements since their acquisition in 2014.

In Adelaide, the newly acquired Nanna’s Childcare Centre in Hallett Cove was established in 1985 as the first childcare centre located in the coastal suburb south of the city. It comprises a kindergarten at 31 Camille Street for children aged 2 to 5 years, and a nursery at 235 The Cove Road for infants aged 2½ years and under.

Similar to Global Sky’s previous acquisitions, we will retain existing staff and management to provide continuity of operations with a philosophy of providing the highest level of quality care and education which we are committed to further enhancing. Our team is aiming to receive the highest quality rating (“Exceeding”) from government under the National Quality Standard.

Global Sky is actively working to add value to global communities, based on its philosophy of “Connecting the world for a brighter future.” We are set to be operating over 11 campuses by calendar year-end 2017 across its international portfolio.