Load up on cool Kiwi fashion labels at these cosmopolitan and lively central Auckland shopping hubs.

Britomart, Auckland


Located in the heart of the city, the historic Britomart (opens in new window)precinct (also the city’s main transport hub) recently got a contemporary makeover. It has since become a hit with locals and visitors alike.

Within Britomart’s compact block of cobbled laneways, streets and open spaces is an eclectic collection of top-rated hip bars, cafes and restaurants. It is also a fashion haven. Browse the latest season’s collections in the flagship stores of some of New Zealand’s most famous designers, including Trelise Cooper, Zambesi, Karen Walker, Kate Sylvester and WORLD, alongside emerging creative talent.


Unique, quirky and oozing with style, Ponsonby (opens in new window)is Auckland’s hub of hip and home to top New Zealand fashion labels, including Kate Sylvester, Karen Walker, Zambesi, WORLD, Andrea Moore, Ruby, Juliette Hogan and Staple & Cloth. Ponsonby’s chic upmarket stores also house upcoming designers, exclusive New Zealand-made handicrafts, accessories and vintage finds. Shopping is not the only reason to visit Ponsonby. It is also home to outstanding cafes, bars and restaurants that simply must be experienced.


Café culture and retail therapy live in perfect harmony in Newmarket(opens in new window). Among the offerings for shoppers are illustrious New Zealand and international labels, luxe beauty products, modern homewares and interiors, stylish accessories, unique art and beautiful gifts you’ll want to keep for yourself. Shoe lovers have the country’s highest concentration of footwear stores in one place – 24 in fact – covering every style from designer sportswear to towering stilettos.

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