Beach Boutiques & Village Vibes of Raumati and Paraparaumu Beach
Good as Gold
From the giant yellow smiley faces peering down at you to the curiously carpeted walls and display stands, Good as Gold in Wellington is a fashion store that likes to do...
Iris Store + Studio
Nestled in a creative corner of Wellington and surrounded by like-minded boutique neighbours, Iris Store + Studio is much more than a one-stop shop for all your beauty needs.
A beautifully curated furniture and homeware store with a twist.
A Kāpiti Coast provider of stunning florals and indoor plants, The Wilderness is your go-to for any occasion that requires a bunch.
Milk + Ginger
A hub of quality, affordable fashion and lifestyle in the heart of Raumati Beach, Milk + Ginger is a store well worth visiting when in town.
Hidden away from street view on the main Aro Valley shopping strip, you’ll find Abel Fabriek, part perfumery, part elegant retail store.
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.
The Merry Go Round
Head to The Merry Go Round to find out why one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.
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.
Embracing the Thrift - Second Hand Shopping Wellington
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.
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.
An organisation with a big heart, working for a greener city and a fairer community.
Part studio, part shop, this sweet space in the middle of Beramphore has come a long way from its previous life as a butchery.
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.
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.
Nestled down Ghuznee Street in the thriving creative heart of Wellington’s Cuba Quarter you’ll find CAUGHLEY - an ever-changing hub of independent high-quality fashion, timeless accessories, exceptional shoes and sought-after jewellery. Founded in 2015 by Rachael Caughley, the store is home to carefully selected pieces from coveted international brands and emerging New Zealand designers.
Ziggurat Fashion Exchange
A Cuba Street vintage shopping treasure trove.
Find a complete range of botanical tonics, teas and skincare, all handmade in small batches at this local apothecary.
A real eye for detail and a love of interiors mean Smack Bang is nothing short of stunning.
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.
The home of all things fun and fancy free, Iko Iko will treat you to something just a little different.
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.
Catching on to the retro cycles trend, the clever people behind Bicycle Junction's new neighbourhood bikery, describe themselves as “Urban Specialists”.
Deadly Ponies have delivered collection after collection of iconic leather goods, each with its own personality.
Pegasus truly is a bibliophile’s delight.
Dr Morse Tattoo Studio
Far from your regular tattoo studio, Dr Morse is well worth seeking out.