Refresh your home decor
Had enough of looking at the same wall art, pottery or decorations? Here's some local businesses you can support while you refresh your home decor
Harbour views and inspiration around every corner
223 The Esplanade, Petone, Lower Hutt
Overlooking Petone beach, the Alfred Memelink Artspace Gallery is one of Lower Hutt's must visit local galleries. More than just a gallery, this space is aimed at supporting the local art community by exhibiting a variety of different artist works and providing classes and space for local artists to expand their knowledge and refine their technique. Alfred’s landscape art mirrors his love for the city and the seaside.
Contemporary Korowai Designs and Taonga
Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt
A small family business based in Wainuiomata, Contemporary Korowai Designs and Toanga create beautiful, unique taonga to adorn your home. Brenda creates modern korowai, wall hangings, carvings, and peke which are inexpensive and reflective of the buyer. Keep an eye on their Facebook page to see special packs for Mother's Day, Christmas and other celebrations!
A hub of locally made items in one store
8 Rimu Street, Eastbourne, Lower Hutt
The Artisan Co-Op Store opened its doors in 2019, right in the centre of Eastbourne. Owner Susie wanted to create a space for local artisans to showcase their wares. This vibrant retail store exhibits a vast array of locally made and designed art, clothing, sweets and crafts. You'll also find high-class kiwiana items if you are ever in need of a good gift!
The place to get your New York art fix
151 Muritai Road, Eastbourne, Lower Hutt
Located in Eastbourne specialising in paintings, fine art prints, art glass, ceramic art, children's books and cards by New Zealand artists. A vibrant art gallery, that international visitors have compared favourably to some of the top galleries in New York.
Bright textiles to add some pop to your life
109 Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt
Illustrator, Ellen Giggenbach, is known for her bright and vibrant graphic designs. Her designs are easily recognisable and distinctive and appear on a large collection of products from books, textiles and paper products to prints, clothing and homewares. She opened her own shop in Petone in 2012, where you can find fine art prints, clothing, books and much more! She also sells her designs on her online store.
Stuck on style? Start here
110 Main Street , Upper Hutt
A family owned and operated business for nearly twenty years, Avison's stock a wide range of giftware, furniture, home decor, jewellery and fashion. Their aim is to provide affordable products to their customer, and they take pride in working with local and New Zealand wide wholesalers and manufacturers. A must-visit for all home renovators and anyone who wants to spruce up their home - they even provide a home-styling service to make your shopping experience easy!