Creative industries

A silversmith on your doorstep! Boss-level jewellery designed and crafted by hand right here in the village.
65 Wellington Road
First Saturday of the month, 10am - 2pm.
And by appointment.
Neil Gardiner
021 0245 1499
Neil produces a range of unique stoneware objects including large bowls and vases - along with bottles, boxes, tumblers and cups.
Check out Neil's work on Instagram: neil_gardiner_ceramics
97 Aro Street
Aro Valley
Wellington 6021
Founded in 1989, AroVideo is a Wellington retail institution and specialist film library of over 25,000 hand-picked films on DVD for rental and sale, comprehensively catalogued on our website. We offer a free Home-Delivery service of weekly rentals to residents of Paekākāriki.
027 444 3210
For all your photography needs - wedding, family, events and fine art. Right here in Paekākāriki!
4 Henare Street
Contact us on 027 212 0408 to visit us by appointment.
Caroline Wilson
027 212 0408
We handcraft concrete garden spheres and
planters to help provide ‘Sculptural Appeal’ to New Zealand’s homes and gardens. Our products are designed & manufactured in Paekākāriki using the best locally-sourced materials.
Railway Station
Michael O'Leary
04 905 7978
Come and visit New Zealand’s only bookshop in a working Railway Station! Kākāriki Books specialises in old and rare books along with collections on spirituality, alternative health, railways, Māori, travel and New Zealand.
Railway Station
Sat-Sun: 11am-3pm
Most public holidays: 11am-3pm
Dave Johnson
Dave Johnson - 0212277623
Michael O'Leary - 04 905 7978
The Station Precinct Trust has restored the historic south-end signal box and is responsible for the Paekākāriki Arts Walk as well as tending many historical artefacts on display in its Museum. There is also a bookshop & coffee shop attached to the museum.
20 Clarkes Crescent
Catherine Adam
021 192 8447
With over twenty years experience in the world of visual communication, both in NZ & New York, I have gained a reputation for being a very conscientious and skilled creative. I offer the full brand experience — strategy, branding, print material, web design and brand photography.
43 Haining Street
Te Aro
Wellington 6011
Mon-Fri: 8.30am-6pm
Cecile Bonnifait
04 384 6688
Local architects based in the city. Our architecture seeks to reveal the landscape and the environment through innovation and common sense. Without compromising on design, we put priority on finding sustainable solutions.
Andrew Driver
04 905 8465
027 243 3074
Beach Road Workshop creates custom made furniture for homes, cafes and restaurants. Design and fine craftsmanship, customer focused.