Taranaki & Whanganui shopping

Top Choice Cosmetics in Palmerston North

Herb Farm

Demand for Lynn Kirkland's homemade natural remedies led to the Herb Farm opening in 1993. Her daughter joined the business, and together they sell beautiful, natural skincare and health products on 1 hectare of fai…
Arts in New Plymouth


Fabulous Kiwi crafts, jewellery, bath and beauty products plus art and design, as well as regular gallery exhibitions in a lovely shopfront on the main drag. It's the perfect spot to pick up a meaningful NZ souvenir…
Arts & Crafts in Opunake

Pihama Lavender Farm

Technically in Pihama, 7km east from Opunake, this 2-hectare lavender farm in a former dairy farm is home to a local gallery and gift store. On the third Sunday of each month there's a farmers market. If you're pass…
Market in Whanganui

River Traders Market & Whanganui Farmers Market

Spend Saturday morning like a local at the River Traders Market, next to the Waimarie Centre, which is crammed with local arts and crafts. The Whanganui Farmers Market runs concurrently alongside, with loads of orga…
Sports & Outdoors in New Plymouth


From waterproof clothing and solid hiking shoes to sleeping bags and hiking accessories, you're probably already familiar with Kathmandu for good reason.
Books in Palmerston North

Bruce McKenzie Booksellers

An excellent independent bookshop. Pick up that guide to NZ craft beer you've been looking for and browse through novels by NZ authors.
Sports & Outdoors in New Plymouth


Visit to start your Taranaki tramp prepared with camping and tramping gear galore.
Market in Palmerston North

Feilding Farmers Market

Every Friday in rain, hail or shine, Manchester Sq in Feilding (19km north of downtown Palmy) comes alive with local produce. In summer there are over 40 stalls selling everything from eggs to lavender products. Eve…
Fashion & Accessories in Palmerston North

Pork Chop Hill

Three friends started Pork Chop Hill, inspired by the landmark on the cliffs above Manawatu River where locals grew up misbehaving. The T-shirts pay tribute to the area, from an Aotearoa eye chart to another listing…
Market in Palmerston North

Albert Street Farmer's Market

Skip breakfast and head to Albert Street, where alongside fresh produce and verdant Asian greens, there are food stalls ranging from noodles to egg and bacon rolls. Keep an eye out for NZ stalwarts, like hāngi ($10)…