The Wellington Waerfront is a stone’s throw away from the Golden Mile- one of the coolest shopping blocks in New Zealand. From high street brands to department stores and cafes, bakeries and eateries you will find everything across the waterfront.

The Lambton End

Amongst the different options you will find Banks, Cafes, Department Stores like Kirkcaldie or the chain stores like Farmers- this is the place for high fashion and boutique and designer stores.

The Cuba Street Side

Eclectic Fashion, and Style, Music, Vinyl stores, independent artist, plenty of cheap eateries, Cuba street is a must visit to see the quirky arty side of Wellington

Willis Street/Manners Mall

The Civic Square and also renowned for the new and second hand books and magazine stores around, theres also a popular foot court around the Old Bank Acrcade, next to Starbucks.


If you want to venture out of town and into the suburbs for shopping, popular shopping suburban destinations include,

Online Shopping- There are plenty of stores Wellington and nationwide that you can shop online and at the comfort of your home get everything delivered to you mostly overnight and often faster than what you may find in the shops. Shop online for anything from places like the Warehouse, Dicksmith for electronics or for a wide range of products like fashion wear or mens wedding rings or the likes of quality brand designer stuff.

Thorndon which has antique consignment stores, boutiques and florists.

Petone- Jackson Street Shopping strip is worth the visit with plenty of cheap eateries, boutique second hand and furniture stores.

Newtown- One of stores, multi cultural mix- this is a mix of different groups and multi cultural ethnic shopping. There is plenty of cheap eateries in all cuisines that you can imagine.