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A store devoted to celebrating beautiful, made-to-last daily wares from New Zealand makers.
Lovoir Day Spa
As soon as you step inside Lovoir Day Spa at The Crossing in Christchurch, you will find yourself enveloped by an atmosphere of luxury and sophistication.
Addy & Lou Christchurch
The younger sibling of its Kaikōura based namesake, Addy & Lou Christchurch, is a homewares and gift store and a whole lot more.
Sitting pretty within the Tannery, Marmaduke Shoppe is one of those rare interior stores that is so beautifully curated that it takes a while to realise each piece within...
Sophie Divett Jewellery
Stepping into Sophie Divett Jewellery on Christchurch’s Colombo Street is like entering a jewellery store of a bygone era.
Crown & Pantry
A good old fashioned general store, Crown & Pantry in Amberley is a one-stop-shop for everything you might need for a platter and wine kind of scenario, be it a picnic,...
Lily & Langford
Tucked away on the picturesque Chester Street East on the edge of central Christchurch sits Lily & Langford, a specialty boutique for children and mothers.
Driving along the industrial end of Christchurch's Cashel Street, you don’t expect to come across a pale pink pop of colour that is the Nifty building.
Championing slow fashion, unique designs and clever craftsmanship, Uncommon is known for its beautifully curated selection of contemporary womenswear.
The Custard Square Bookshop
As a tram rattles down Worcester Boulevard, the driver loves to point out an adorable outdoor set-up known as The Custard Square Bookshop.
Igniting the love of reading in children is a magical gift and one that Telling Tales know plenty about.
Shelf Home + Gifts
Anyone looking for a gift in Christchurch should head to Shelf Home + Gifts on the Cashmere Hills.
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You’ll find a few golden nuggets interspersed around Tai Tapu, and General Post is one of them.
The Juniper Collective
The Juniper Collective on Cashel Street is a beacon for Aotearoa gin.
Tucked away in the elegant corridors of The Tannery, you’ll...
La Voute, French for "The Vault", certainly lives up to its name. While the showroom for this vintage furniture and homewares shop may be a little off the beaten path, it only makes the underground space feel even more transportive.
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The Mediterranean Food Company
Down the industrial eastern end of Tuam Street in an old brickery is a secluded slice of Italy.
Found down a laneway in The Crossing precinct, the retail heart of Christchurch’s inner city, shopping at A&C Homestore is always a dreamy experience.
Ride On Super Sound
Ride on Super Sound is a treasure trove of records, comics, zines waiting for you.
Makes a strong case for the enduring value of a bespoke and compelling retail experience.
Step into Perriam’s Cashel Street store and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to the Otago high country.
If you’re wondering — did streaming kill the video star? — the answer is not quite, thanks to neat people like Evan at Dead Video.
Head over Heels
With New Zealand and international labels abound, expect plenty of classic shoe designs, mixed with fashion-forward options from the latest collections of top designers.
Absolution Tattoo and Body Piercing
A contemporary tattoo and body-piercing studio in the Arts Centre.
A must-visit spot brimming with homewares and more made by good people.
An unique concept, O-Studio is the work of three locals with a wide array of experiences in the world of sport, meditation, yoga and well-being.
Recycle Boutique Christchurch
Recycle Boutique challenges the status quo as one part designer boutique, one part second hand shop and one part sustainable shopping option.
This one-of-a-kind floral shop by the seashore is the product of creativity and appreciation for native foliage, Sumner and the greater Christchurch community.
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Canterbury Brewers' Collective
Canterbury Brewers’ Collective at Riverside Market is your CBD spot for takeaway brews, cold pints and free-flowing chat over which to find your new favourite pour.
Three Boys Brewery
Pop into Three Boys Brewery and fill a rigger, order a keg for that next bash or sit down and enjoy a cold one right here – there’s a comfy space upstairs to set down your tush and watch the brewers at work.
Bohemian Bakery Central City
Bohemian Bakery’s second storefront is a cozy enclave filled with the smells and sounds of a traditional bakery, like the ever popular Portuguese tart and crusty loaves.
The Welder is a unique health and wellbeing centre in stunningly repurposed buildings in the heart of South Town.
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J'aime les Macarons
Hundreds of colourful macarons with punchy and interesting flavours are produced out of the J’aime les macarons kitchen each day.
Found in an old glass factory in Sydenham’s industrial blocks, you'll find everything from sausages to bacon and steak - just the more humane and sustainable kind.
J Friend & Co
Find local honey with as little intervention as possible at Christchurch honey business, J Friend & Co.
Beauty at the Tannery
Beauty at the Tannery specialises in all your beauty essentials. The treatment menu is overflowing with exciting options for your body and face.
This is a place for craft, for making things. Rekindle is focused on creating opportunities for resourcefulness – making what we need from what we have around us.
Shopology is a collaborative retail space, where talented artisans, makers and designers come together.
Indigo & Provisions
Indigo & Provisions is a specialised fashion store inspired by traditional work-wear, heritage styles and high quality.
The only fashion company in the world to be recognised by the United Nations for sustainability, Untouched World is a true leader in the field of ethical lifestyle fashion.
The Arts Centre
A much-loved heritage hub for all things creative and cultural, Christchurch’s Arts Centre is a real jewel in the city’s crown.
A hub for all things food, creativity and culture, BOXed Quarter thinks outside the square.
Timeless, beautiful and instantly recognisable, Ruby is one of New Zealand’s favourite brands.
The National has been at the forefront of the contemporary art scene in Christchurch for over a decade.
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Peruse the likes of Adidas, Vans, Element, and Lower’s latest lines all stocked in store, or choose from more than 50 other international and New Zealand brands.
Action Bicycle Club
A specialist shop offering rentals, repairs, retro bikes for sale and an array of contemporary biking accessories.
Nestled amongst the towering gum trees, manicured gardens and delightful river, the University Bookshop offers a vibrant shopping experience.
Cool kicks, clothing and lifestyle goods find themselves a home here, and with over 60 different designers in stock, there is something for everyone.
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From expert facial therapy to massages, and everything beauty and skin related in between, there’s a treatment for everyone.
The city's best independent bookshop, come here for the latest and greatest novels and non-fiction.
Variety is the spice of life, and you’ll certainly find something to spice up your wardrobe at Stencil.
Prepared to be wowed by the sophisticated one-stop-shop that is The Tannery.
Nicola Quinn Beauty and Day Spa
For indulgence from your head down to your toes, pop along to this Merivale day spa.
Let’s be honest – lovely as they both are – Merivale and Paris aren’t exactly twins. But thanks to Mod's Hair, the two places are connected just that little bit more.