Made In Wellington


A directory of our favourite Wellington businesses curated by the We Love Local team. These are all products we love and have used for our gift boxes in the past.

  • Piece of Cake – Tracey from Piece of Cake makes the best peanut brittle in the world, that's honestly all you need to know.
  • Rutherford & Meyer – Rutherford & Meyer make all-natural fruit pastes, fruit spreads, rice wafers, gourmet wafers, and fruit flavoured honeys are made from fresh ingredients with no artificial colours or preservatives.
  • Mamia's – Mamia’s is passionate about bringing authentic Ethiopian food to your dinner table.
  • The Oatery – The Oatery creates specialty porridge + granola which you can get from stores like Moore Wilson's or directly from their little caravan.
  • Clean Mixes – Clean MIxes are pre-made clean treat packets for people tohave in the pantry for unexpected visitors and more.
  • Be Humble NZ – Be Humble is run by Abby & Zoë who are proud Maori women who look to their traditional practices for guidance.
  • Underground Soapery – Underground Soapery is a little business from a garage in Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt. They make all natural, plant based products with vegetable oils, butters and essential oils.
  • Ritual Tea – New Zealanders love a good cuppa, and Ritual Tea makes for a great one. They only use fair trade and organic tealeaves, so a cup of Ritual Tea is good for the body, mind and soul.
  • Nela's Chai – We had one sip of Nela's chai and we were hooked. We were even more excited to hear that she and her team grind the spices, blend/brew and package/bottle the chai in Island Bay, Wellington.
  • Wellington Apothecary – Inside their dreamy shop on Cuba Street you can find herbal remedies for your beauty and health needs. The Wellington Apothecary’s products are simple and beautiful, made only with natural ingredients.
  • Wellington Chocolate Factory – How can you go wrong with beautiful labels designed by New Zealand artists, wrapped around ethically sourced, high quality made-in-Wellington chocolates? From their values based approach to production to tn heir awesome collabs, the Wellington Chocolate Factory does chocolate making different.
  • Six Barrel Soda Co. – We have tried every single Six Barrel Soda Co. syrup flavour, no joke. The Celery Tonic turned out to be a surprise favourite but the one we love the most is the Raspberry & Lemon.
  • Fix & Fogg – Tucked away in the Leeds – Eva Street laneway is a little peanut butter shop. Every jar is made from start to finish in the Wellington factory. We love stopping in to pick up a jar, have a chat and maybe even sneak in a taste or two.