Arty Bees Books
106 Manners Street, Te Aro, Wellington
Arty Bees Books is a family-run, independent bookstore. It’s been operating in Wellington for more than 30 years. It’s one of the city’s largest retailers of pre-loved, new, and rare books.
Arty Bees’ shelves are the perfect example of organised chaos. They hold over 90,000 titles, ranging from the classics to the curious and bizarre. The store has a specialist interest in science fiction and fantasy, New Zealand fiction and non-fiction. It also has many rare and antiquarian books, sourced at auction or estate sales.