There's no shortage of arty and crafty action along Takaka's main street, but Paper Scissors Rock stands out from the more ethnic and hippie-influenced offerings of most of the shops. Five local artists take turns t…
An endearing blend of microdeli and cafe (stocking scrumptious local jam), with a gallery and gift shop on the side. Cute cards and compact souvenirs are all go, and wines from the tiny 3-hectare Harakeke Farm winer…
The friendly folk at this great sports shop can hook you up with hire bikes (half/full day $30/40), surf gear (board and wetsuit per day $40) and lots of local intel. There's also a good selection of hiking and outd…
Relocated in late 2017 to a leafy riverside location, this market is full to bursting with local produce to fill your picnic hamper.
Don’t miss Nelson Market, a big, busy weekly market featuring fresh produce, food stalls, fashion, local arts, crafts and buskers.
If your time is limited, pop into Wino’s, a sterling one-stop shop for some of Marlborough’s finer and less common drops.
Among all of Kaikoura’s munificent marine life, the one species you just can’t avoid is the crayfish. You can buy fresh cooked or uncooked crays from Cods & Crayfish.
Gold- and silversmith workshop producing contemporary jewellery (including the accursed ring for The Lord of the Rings movies).
Pick up some hand-woven woollens from this fabulous cooperative.
Camping, tramping and kayak gear aplenty. Hire service, too.