Sustainable shopping on Tory Street

Shop sustainably for you, your home or a special someone, at these top eco stores around Tory Street

Nature Baby

21 Jessie Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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Nature Baby has set up their first shop outside of Auckland and it’s right here in Wellington.

This family run business has been seeking out the best natural and organic alternatives to mainstream synthetic clothing since 1998.  

Their Wellington store’s interior is made with recycled fittings and peg walls from their various pop-up stores.

Give yourself enough time when you visit because they have a wide variety of cute clothing, homeware and something special for mum.  

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Commonsense Organics

147 Tory Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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Wellington’s favourite organic grocer is located on Tory Street. If you are wanting to move to an organic lifestyle or want to try out what the fuss is all about then this is the spot. Grab some organically made food to stock your pantry, fridge or freezer. But it doesn't stop there, why not test out some of the best products for your bathroom or laundry. Walk out with a barista-made organic coffee and baked goodies without the guilt.

GoodFor Wholefoods Refillery

23 Jessie Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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Stock your pantry from head to toe without costing the earth. GoodFor has set up shop in Wellington with a sole purpose to support the cleaning of our land by making sustainable shopping accessible.

Every time you shop with them money is also donated to plant trees. If you are wanting to ditch the plastic and minimise wasteful packaging then gather your jars and containers and fill up at their store on Jessie Street.

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Sustainability Trust Ecoshop

2 Forresters Lane, Te Aro

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Visit Sustainability Trust's Ecoshop on Forresters Lane for tips, tricks and products to make your home and lifestyle eco-friendlier. From heating and gardening, to health and beauty and office supplies, they make it easy to find solutions that are kinder to your body and the environment. 

Sustainability Trust also offers recycling of products like e-waste, curtains, old bicycles, plastic bottle tops, metal lids, used stationery and dental care products. So next time you're thinking about a trip to the landfill, think again.


29 College Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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Fitting for a label inspired by craftsmanship that began right here in Wellington, the Kowtow flagship store is a masterpiece of natural, locally-sourced and sustainable materials. It’s the perfect backdrop for browsing Kowtow’s seasonal collections, and the kind of space you’ll want to linger in. Inspired by architecture and street style, Kowtow’s clothes are designed to move freely with their wearers.

Wellington-based Kowtow founder, Gosia Piatek, is involved with every aspect of the production of clothing by her avant-garde label, dedicated to fairtrade and organic cotton and sustainable, ethical production. Gosia believes consumer choices should have positive consequences and impact on the world around us.

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Mean Doses Fillery

130 Tory Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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Fill up a flagon of beer at Mean Doses and when you run out of your favourite beverage, don’t throw away your bottle, refill it! Despite the name, Mean Doses are actually very kind – they want to provide local beer lovers with a beer range they might not easily find elsewhere.

Mean Doses have ten beers on tap for filling your riggers or takeaway containers, there’s a combination of Mean Doses brews and some invited guest brews. Stop off on the way home at their Tory St Fillery for a mean taste and some nice brews to take home and enjoy.

Good House Keeping

305 Cuba Street, Te Aro

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Good House Keeping is Cuba Street’s eco-friendly and sustainable store selling a range of recycled and biodegradable products. Walk through the store and select gifts that’ll help make a difference to the environment.

Whether you are shopping for yourself or your secret Santa, there’s plenty of gift options. Choose from refillable candles, natural shampoos, eco scrubs and more.

Don’t be shy to stop by and say 'hi' to the friendly staff – they are always happy to help you find the ultimate green gift you’ve been searching for.


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