In 1914, as the world began to shift and change, a dapper young watchmaker by the name of Leonard McClurg packed up his belongings, said goodbye to King George, and sailed across the world. He was looking for adventure, a new life, a new story. As he strolled down a sunny street in Napier, Leonard came across a building. It had charm, it had potential, it had windows that sparkled and shone. Leonard smiled. He had an idea.