Boutique shopping on Ghuznee Street

With a concentration of stylish boutiques, excellent cafés, art galleries and street art, Ghuznee Street is Wellington's home of independent style


57 Ghuznee Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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Caughley has that effortless cool that comes with a well-cut pair of jeans and an organic cotton t-shirt.

Run by charismatic owner Rachel Caughley, the store reflects her own effortless style and exuberance. The store has a carefully selected edit of pieces from coveted international brands and emerging New Zealand designers and there's always a good range of timeless accessories, jewellery and shoes - all handpicked by Rachel.

The cool-without-trying-too-hard store is filled with beautiful natural light that pours in through the street-facing windows and is a lovely place to spend some time.

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21 Ghuznee Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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Loved local menswear label Mandatory’s combined retail and workshop space offers a unique shopping experience. From t-shirts to suits, Mandatory make affordable custom pieces that will become lasting favourites in your wardrobe. The small-scale and local nature of the label means the team can offer custom fit and tailoring, personal stying, wedding suits, resortwear, limited edition designs and capsule collections alongside their main range. Mandatory’s clothing is made with the finest quality cloth and by skilled manufacturers, meaning the garments are made to last (great news for the reluctant shopper!)

Shop Front at Mandatory on Ghuznee Street
Clothes rack at Mandatory on Ghuznee Street
Shop floor at Mandatory on Ghuznee Street
Shop floor at Deadly Ponies on Ghuznee St

Deadly Ponies

28 Ghuznee Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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Nestled in the hip Ghuznee Street precinct, Deadly Ponies brings an avant-garde edge to the street’s sartorial line-up. The Brancusi-inspired fit-out glows with colour and shape and is the perfect theatrical backdrop for the label’s line of glamorous leather bags and accessories that are known for challenging conventional notions of design. The internationally-renowned New Zealand label was founded in 2005 and uses beautifully soft, ethically-sourced leathers to make objects that you’ll keep and treasure for many years to come.

The Service Depot

11 Ghuznee Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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A must-visit for all fans of contemporary avant-garde and minimalist fashion, The Service Depot presents an ever-changing line-up of independent clothing and design labels.

The sleek, minimalist store has a gallery-like quality and is the perfect backdrop for some of New Zealand’s leading designers of clothing, jewellery, accessories and objects. 

Browse collections of some of New Zealand’s hottest designers, including jewellery by Wellington designer Lucilla Gray, whose incredibly covetable jewellery and clothing have been worn at the Oscars, and homegrown labels Lela Jacobs, Company of Strangers, Nom*D, Meadowlark and Age eyewear.

Clothes rack at The Service Depot on Ghuznee Street
Shop floor at The Service Depot on Ghuznee Street
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KAUKAU PrakandNadya


30 Ghuznee Street Te Aro, Wellington

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KAUKAU brings together, contemporary art and design under one roof. 

Established by Nadya France-White (formerly ENA) and Prak Sritharan (formerly Precinct 35). They've created a space that highlights evolving makers, designers, and artists that they've worked with previously.

With a mix of objects, whare items, clothing, accessories, and art in the store - there's a variety of creative goods that'll tick your shopping list off, in one spot.

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