Shop till you drop in Greytown

Picture an idyllic village peppered with stylish boutiques and plenty of good places to get coffee and you've got Greytown, a must-visit shopping destination

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Blackwell & Sons: Bicycles built by hand

110 Main Street, Greytown, Wairarapa

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Take a visit to Blackwell & Sons to see many beautiful bicycles, as well as everything you could want for an easy weekend adventure. The quaint, carefully curated store will have you dreaming up picnic getaways in no time. 

 Specialising in all things cycling, the store is an authorised dealer of Pashley Cycles, a UK-based bicycle manufacturer known for their hand-built, high grade craftsmanship. Many different options are available, including your good old-fashioned rides all the way to electric models. If you’re not in the market for a premium bike, you’ll also find an array of picnicware, home and garden goods, and cycling accessories.

Blackwell and Sons
Schoc Chocolates

Schoc Chocolates: Gourmet sweet treats

117 Main Street, Greytown, Wairarapa

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Winning New Zealand Chocolate Awards numerous times for their delicious and creative treats is Schoc Chocolates, a premium confectionery store found on Greytown’s Main Street.

In store you’ll be welcomed by the sweet scent of chocolate, and a bright, colourful display of products. The store has a huge range of flavours available, from classics strawberry and caramel, to more experimental offerings such as lime and chilli, sea salt, and lemon and white chocolate.

Stitch: Lads and ladies clothing

105 Main Street, Greytown, Wairarapa

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Head on over to the fresh and fabulous Stitch for a range of clothing for both women and men. Brought to you by dynamic duo Erica and Molly, the styles in store are simple and comfortable while still bringing the class.  

You’ll find brands from Australasia as well as further afield, including Silent Theory, The Academy Brand, Leoni, Seeking Lola, Happy Socks, AS Colour, Ben Sherman and more. Along with all of your clothing needs, Stitch also carries accessories, including bags, watches, wallets, belts and jewellery, as well as some skincare goods.

Hall Boutique

Hall Boutique: Scandinavian inspired clothing

132 Main Street, Greytown, Wairarapa

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Hall Boutique is a Scandinavian inspired store that was started by Lorraine Hall, a Wairarapa local with a love of everyday designer looks. Back in 2008, Lorraine was inspired to create her own label that was both contemporary and casual, available to every Kiwi woman. Her pieces are made in New Zealand with a focus on natural materials and sustainable practices. 

The Hall store shares Lorraine’s passion for clothing, offering a selection of sleek but wearable daywear and accessories from the Hall brand as well as Elk, Obi, Obi Black, Chocolat, Silkbody, StyleXLab, Blunt, Mooi and more.

Miss Maude: Fabrics and haberdashery

11 Hastwell Street, Greytown, Wairarapa

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To step into Miss Maude is to step into a fabric lover’s dream. The colourful store covers all of your materials and haberdashery needs. It includes a carefully chosen selection of high quality fabrics - including linens, organic cottons, natural fibres and wool, as well as yarns, patterns, tools and accessories. 

The store is the brainchild of Emma, who dreamt up the concept when she was living at the foot of New Zealand’s Mount Maude.

Miss Maude

Emporos Antiques: Furniture and homewares

75-77 Main Street, Greytown, Wairarapa

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Emporos Antiques and Interiors is split across two stores, set in historic buildings on Greytown’s Main Street. One is the Gallery Store while the other is the Emporos and Just William Store. 

The former offers a selection of antique, mid-century and contemporary pieces. There’s a penchant for the French flair, with stylish lighting and art pieces. The latter offers homewares, accessories and jewellery, with more furniture and decorative pieces available.


Grand Illusions: Gardens and goods

107 Main Street, Greytown, Wairarapa

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With the tagline ‘where the garden meets the home’, the store offers up a selection of home and garden goods - including seeds and everything you need for gardening, as well as an eclectic variety of artistic pieces to add that finishing touch.

Behind the store is Craig Thorburn, an award-winning gardener and lively character in his own right. He’s proven his worth when it comes to creating beautiful spaces, and has a particular penchant for subtropical varieties of plants and interesting structural elements.

Grand Illusions

Deluxe: Contemporary and traditional wares

Shop 2, 74 Main Street, Greytown, Wairarapa

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In the newly created shopping area of Greytown known as ‘the hub’, you’ll find Deluxe, where owners Claire and John offer an array of products for ‘a life less ordinary’.

Step into the store and explore the selection of women’s and men’s clothing from recognisable brands, including a number of unique shirts for men. You’ll also find home, bathroom and living goods. Along with the smaller items, the store carries furniture and lighting pieces, in both traditional and contemporary styles. Deluxe is known for its elegant and bold offerings that are great for yourself or as a gift for a loved one.

The Design Library: Modern furniture and decor

115 Main Street, Greytown, Wairarapa

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Art, armchairs, mirrors, cushions, dining tables… The Design Library has it all when it comes to styling your home. Brought to you by Shelley and Kirk, the stocklist is decidedly chic and modern, with classic pieces thrown in for good measure.

This is the place to go to be inspired to mix up your interiors while still maintaining an air of effortless cool. Looking for the perfect armchair? Take your pick of the neutral staples paired with bright accessories, or nab the daring teal loveseat. To see the new items in store and how they can be styled, head over to The Design Library social sites.

Design Gallery
Wild Grey Fox

Wild Grey Fox: Eco-conscious art and gifts

81 Main Street, Greytown, Wairarapa

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Wild Grey Fox was created with the environment in mind - in terms of both sustainable sourcing and artistic inspiration. Nikki, with her artistic skills, and Marina, with strategic experience and business nous, are the powerful duo behind the eco-brand and store.

In the store they sell the delicate and nature-themed Wild Honey Art, including limited edition prints, as well as gifts and homewares that all fit the earthy aesthetic. To be as eco-friendly as possible, the store focuses on using local and organic materials while also limiting packaging and plastic.

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