Housekeepers Design

Interior view of the shop at Housekeepers Design in Ōamaru.
Place Ōamaru & Waitaki

A beautiful old building full of beautiful new objects. We’re talking New Zealand made clothing, accessories and homewares that’ll delight even the most discerning of buyers. Do your gift shopping or treat yourself.

William Bee

Close up of hats for sale on a table at William Bee in Ōamaru.
Place Ōamaru & Waitaki

A general store since the 1800s, this cosy Ōamaru corner shop is now home to hip baby wear, cool gifts and New Zealand outerwear brand, Moké. Lush fabrics and excellent craftsmanship tie the whole concept together.

Inc. Design

Wide angle view of Inc. Design in Ōamaru.
Place Ōamaru & Waitaki

A quick jaunt up the hill from Ōamaru’s town centre will lead you to Inc. Design Store. Not just a shop, gallery or studio but some combination of all three, Inc. is an experience in and of itself.

Harbour Street Collective

Piano and seating area at Harbour Street Collective in Ōamaru.
Place Ōamaru & Waitaki
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With coffee, cabinet food, all day brekkie, a playground, art gallery, vintage shop and in-house sushi bar, there’s truly something for everyone. The cinnamon scrolls, for one, fly out the door every morning, so don’t wait!

Cycle Ventures

Side view of a man holding a bike tyreat Cycle Ventures in Waitaki.
Place Ōamaru & Waitaki

Possibly our most bikeable region, the Waitaki is home to plenty of rugged scenery and flat to not-so-flat cycleways. Get your gear sorted and check out the tours that range from day trips to the full A2O at Cycle Ventures.

Design Federation

Close up of wallpaper samples at Design Federation in Ōamaru.
Place Ōamaru & Waitaki

An award-winning interior design studio and lifestyle store that is a party for the senses. Leave plenty of time to explore Design Federation's range of homewares, wallpapers, fabrics, cushions, rugs, candles, throws, designer clothes and other covetable items.

CRAFTED

Shelves of ceramics at CRAFTED in Waitaki.
Place Ōamaru & Waitaki

It’s hard not to be inspired by Ōamaru’s rugged coastline and fabled history. The town is home to many talented makers and artists, and at the collective gallery you can explore their work at your own pace.