The founder of Dilmah, Merrill J Fernando has been invited to be the celebrity ambassador for Tremains Art Deco Weekend, an annual event that is being held in Napier from 18th to the 22nd Feb 2015. As well as other activities and in recognition of the honour Dilmah ran a themed photographic competition under the banner of, ‘Tea in the City’.

The objective of Tea in the City photo competition is to appeal to all photo enthusiasts, amateurs and professionals alike to present an artistic connection between tea and photography as seen through the eyes of photo enthusiasts and to share these special moments in time with the public leading up to Art Deco Weekend.