Homewares & Interiors

10 Kiwiana Homeware Stores We’re Loving Right Now

By Ben Tunui - 28 Jun 2017

Kiwiwana Homeware Stores We're Loving Right Now

Kia ora our fellow Kiwis! If you’re ever in need of a little Kiwiana get-up, here are a few places in Auckland where Kiwiana décor is waiting for you… Because we all know that Kiwis can never resist a good ole’ slice of New Zealand heaven in their home.

Mr Vintage

Online

If you're from New Zealand, you'll know what we mean by a classic Kiwi summer! Mr Vintage capture this past-time through their classic tees, right down to the details of their décor.

They are sure to provide a laugh and a half for the family—thanks to the oh-so hilarious Kiwi humour. From the tallest milkshakes in town tee, to iconic kiwi-styled tea towels, they’ve got you covered.

Whether you’re searching for that perfect Xmas gift for Mum, or even just having one of those #treatyourself kind of days—Mr Vintage is your spot. Check em’ out online for all your Kiwiana wants and—of course—needs!

Iko Iko

Ponsonby

We love a good Iko Iko haul—even better when they’ve got that dreamy Kiwiana décor in store. Whether you are looking for a Pukeko tote bag, or even a Pohutakawa print, Iko Iko have got that shit on lock. Plus, there are always a few bargains up for grabs and who doesn’t love a good steal?

Not only is the store itself a sight for sore eyes, but here you will find everything to satisfy your Kiwiana cravings! Perhaps you are even wanting to add a little colour to your bach? If so, Iko Iko is the go-to for you.

Presentz

Grey Lynn

One of our go-to Kiwiana homeware stores hidden within the depths of Grey Lynn is Presentz. If you’re hoping to capture that true Kiwi essence, this is the place for you.

Varying from mugs, to towels, to plates, oh my—you are spoilt for choice among one of our most beloved stores to date. Providing you with colour and style, Presentz sit among our some of our highly rated stores today—and no, not because we MAY have a slight obsession with Kiwiana homeware.

Presentz is the perfect place to give yourself a little retail therapy…Kiwiana styled! Get in quick—those winter merino scarves are selling like hotcakes…

The Bread And Butter Letter

K Road

Straying from traditional homeware, The Bread and Butter Letter is your go-to for back-to school/uni/work stationery.

After something a little more useful? Bread and Butter Letter have got you covered with their Kiwiana-themed planners. As if stationery obsessions aren’t enough to tempt you, but you’d be supporting some of our very own local artists—us Kiwis need to get to stick together.

Based on Auckland’s infamous K’ Road, Bread and Butter Letter is waiting for you. And who knows, you might even find that perfect print to match your 2017 planner. Go, go go!

Texan Art Schools

Newmarket, Takapuna, Botany, Sylvia Park and NorthWest

Locally sourced and created by our very own artists, Texan Art Schools is a Kiwiana lover’s dream.

Not only is it a place to treat your home or your bae, but it’s also a place to treat yourself—and who doesn’t love a bit of that? Perhaps pick up a Kiwi-esque ceramic for the living room (such the ones pictured from The Monster Company), a pair of copper kowhai earrings for your bae and a little something for yourself. Yep, Texan Art Schools is not to be missed.

FYI, everything in store is thanks to local artists. Total BONUS!

Mixt

Kingsland

Based in Kingsland, Mixt is the go-to store for those finishing touches on your Kiwiana renovations! From detailed mugs, to coasters for your morning coffee—Mixt is one of our perfect places (no Lorde pun intended…). New Zealand-made crafts are never something to ignore, especially when it comes to Mixt’s range of prints, ceramics and Kiwi-styled beer crates.

Mixt is sure to provide you with everything you need to brighten up your whare—whether it be in your kitchen, bathroom or even the guest bedroom. Mixt isn’t one to miss.

Junk & Disorderly

Northcote

Head on over to Auckland’s North Shore in search for this large, yet hidden homeware store that is sure to win your heart…

Again, sourced by local artists, Junk & Disorderly have everything you need and more in order to give your home that extreme makeover: Kiwiana edition. Here you’ll find prints galore, accompanied by their famous Kiwi-themed bunting—a definite steal for those finishing touches.

Plus, the ‘junk’ they’ve discovered is the best of Kiwi history—you’ll find old treasures exactly like Nana used to have in her house. It’s junk, but it’s good junk—and it needs to be in your home, like, now.

Crave Home

Birkenhead

Last, but certainly not least is another North Shore slice of heaven: Crave Home. Crave Home showcases everything you need to satisfy those décor cravings—it’s all in the name. Again, providing Aucklander’s with locally sourced goods, Crave have those Kiwiana-themed prints wrapped up and waiting to be given to a good home.

Make them feel at ease by buying a matching cushion, throw or even another print to make those final touches on what is about to score you home of the year. Satisfy those cravings—Kiwi style.

The Poi Room

Newmarket and Ponsonby

In the heart of Ponsonby sits Aoteroa’s go-to place for the modern, Kiwiana style aesthetic that is totally in right now. Whether you’re searching for the likes of artisian jewellery to contemporary wall art, The Poi Room is the place to be.

Their minimalistic, yet effective style is not to be missed. While they stray from your traditional kiwiana styled décor, they offer something new and exciting that you NEED in your living room, stat.

Which started off as a small online service has now expanded into one of Auckland’s most beloved stores—check it out for yourself, you won’t regret it. Sweet, so, get to it.

Garden Party

Ponsonby

Looking for that perfect merino scarf with matching gloves? Cruise on into Ponsonby and visit The Garden Party for all your merino needs and more…

Specialising in works created in our motherland, The Garden Party nail that #kiwiana aesthetic right to the t. Providing you with quality décor for every bedroom in the house, this Ponsonby joint HAS to go on your to-do list this week.

From pillowcases to framed prints, get in store now to spice up the bedroom…in that good ole’ Kiwiana way. May even take a sneaky interior #gram.

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Image credit: The Monster Company

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