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A cosy refillery and off-licence that’s strictly about good vibes, Monkfish is your Vivian Street stop for your beer, wine, and spirits needs.
Vic Books Kelburn
Vic Books flagship on Kelburn Parade is Wellington’s top destination for your next book. They serve delicious hot Coffee Supreme coffee too making it a dream for any bibliophile.
On Trays Scheckter’s Deli
So much more than Wellington’s “South African shop”.
The Merry Go Round
Head to The Merry Go Round to find out why one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.
Food Court Books
A little bookshop that perfectly captures Newtown's identity.
Vessel specialises in artisan products, with an emphasis on locally made pottery. You could spend a day perusing the exquisite bowls, plates, and cups.
A tempting little rabbit hole that leads you to a wonderland of carefully curated books.
Authentic Italian delicatessen Bottega is borne from a desire to bring a taste of home to the neighbourly suburb of Berhampore,
From the texture to the rich, bright flavours, their range of sorbet and gelato offerings are impressive on the palate and pleasing to the eye.
The White Room Gallery
This one-stop shop is the perfect destination for those looking for a gift or wanting to treat themselves to something nice.
Starting out in Petone some 13 years ago, Goodness is no stranger to the Wellington fashion scene, and their more recent inner city store on College Street has enjoyed a very enthusiastic reception from city dwellers.
If there’s one clothing store that really understands sustainability, it’s Untouched World. The first and only lifestyle fashion company in the world to be recognised by the United Nations for sustainability, Untouched World gets things right from the get-go.
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A New Zealand favourite brand is well at home in Old Bank Arcade.
Kowtow inspires shoppers to think a little more before handing over their credit card.
An eco-friendly and DIY shop by the owners of The Powder Room.
If the clothes in your wardrobe are looking a little dull, a trip to Wanda Harland is in order.
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Nestled in the depths of Egmont Street you’ll come across Scout, a boutique hairdresser with a lot of heart and soul.
Madame Fancy Pants
The place to go if you're after a swish party frock, a present for a friend or something nice for yourself.
An organisation with a big heart, working for a greener city and a fairer community.
Covering a variety of tattoo styles, including fine line and delicate works, the team at Union Tattoo liaise closely with clients from paper to skin.
Part studio, part shop, this sweet space in the middle of Beramphore has come a long way from its previous life as a butchery.
Stocking an eclectic selection of quality films for hire, Aro Video offers just an inkling of hope that the Internet hasn’t killed the DVD, yet.
Yoyo celebrates the creative talent of New Zealand designers in furniture, homeware and lighting.
A beautifully curated furniture and homeware store with a twist.
Elevated above the hustle and bustle of Willis Street, you'll find an inner city sanctuary.
The home of all things fun and fancy free, Iko Iko will treat you to something just a little different.
Pegasus truly is a bibliophile’s delight.
Deadly Ponies have delivered collection after collection of iconic leather goods, each with its own personality.
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Putting a fresh spin on relaxation in the heart of the CBD.
Twenty Seven Names
A unique to Wellington’s offering of New Zealand boutique designer fashion is Twenty Seven Names, with the first store of designers Rachel Easting and Anjali Stewart open on Vivian Street.
Find a complete range of botanical tonics, teas and skincare, all handmade in small batches at this local apothecary.
Ziggurat Fashion Exchange
A Cuba Street vintage shopping treasure trove.
Discovering contemporary New Zealand ceramists
A real eye for detail and a love of interiors mean Smack Bang is nothing short of stunning.
Catching on to the retro cycles trend, the clever people behind Bicycle Junction's new neighbourhood bikery, describe themselves as “Urban Specialists”.
Their impressive array of authentic street styles, from original high fashion brands like Chanel to Nike, are unique and individual meaning you're bound to find a treasure.
Slow Boat Records
If you prized hours of crate-digging or the thrill of a new favourite sound, make this your next port of call.
With an online store under development and the promise of a constant collation of fresh brands, Caughley ought to keep Wellingtonians individualistic fashion sense satisfied.
Dr Morse Tattoo Studio
Far from your regular tattoo studio, Dr Morse is well worth seeking out.
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