Get to Know: Sam Gent from Oddfellows Clinic

Get to know a little bit more about Sam Gent, owner of Newmarket’s Oddfellows Auckland Clinic located in Morgan Street. The beauty therapy clinic has operated in Newmarket since the late 90’s. A specialty product of Sam’s is a Magic Balm, which is hand-made in Arrowtown using natural and organic ingredients.

What do you do?

I am a hands on owner of a beauty salons, clinic and skin care range.

What is Newmarket’s best kept secret?

Newmarket park – great for 4 leaf clover hunting

Tea or Coffee?


Early bird or Night owl? 

Early bird

Favourite place to get brunch in Newmarket?

Around the corner at Mojo

Name 3 items that we would find in your bag/satchel?

Magic balm, phone and dog lead

It’s 8pm on a Tuesday night.  Where will we find you and what are you doing?

Either on my way to movies or on my lap top in bed

What was the last thing that you bought?

Flowers for work, home & a friend

Favourite movie?

The wizard of OZ

What are you most proud of?

My wonderful sons without a doubt

Ice cream or gelato? 

Ice cream

What was the last book that you read?

Light is the new black by Rebecca Campbell

Name one item you can’t live without.

Honestly, Magic balm – we sell it at the salon

When did you last laugh out loud?

With my wonderful friend Lisa

Apple or Android? 


Favourite thing about Auckland?

Culture & people

Favourite TV / mini series?

Frankie & Grace

Signature fragrance?

Paloma Picasso

Sun or snow? 


Hidden talent?

Reki master

9 Morgan Street

09 524 9211


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