Mrs Blackwell's Village Bookshop

Fitting for a village known for it's old world charm, Mrs Blackwell's Village Bookshop in Greytown feels like stepping foot into a bookshop in a storybook - albeit with modern touches, like the stylish glass pendant lighting overhead and the latest in contemporary titles on the shelves. Blackwell's stocks a wide array of books, from arts and crafts to business, science to biographies.

Schmid Gallery

Schmid Gallery bring unique and bespoke jewellery and art to Martinborough, showcasing some of the best NZ artists and supporting emerging artists. ​Take one of Sandra's workshops where you'll be guided through the process of designing and making your own individual rings.

Chicken and Frog Bookstore

Chicken and Frog is a bookshop experience for children who are environmentally aware, curious, imaginative and who love to read. As a qualified Primary Librarian Joanna Ludbrook proudly showcase new books from leading NZ and international authors and illustrators, with rooms dedicated to Te Ao Maori, our environment, STEAM and fiction, and new books arriving weekly.


Thunderpants have been producing their ultimate comfy undies in fun and colourful prints since 1995 and have become well known throughout NZ and around the world.

Featherston Ferret

The Featherston Ferret is the younger sibling of Cuba Street, Wellington's Ferret.

Featherston Ferret has mainly second-hand books ranging from A for Art to Z for (Olde and New) Zealand literature and history, with special interest paid to younger Aotearoa-based stories.  

Poke Your Nose In.

Ferret is also part of Featherston Booktown.


For the Love of Books

"WOW!" is a common response on walking through the door at For the Love of Books.

The second-hand bookshop has books organised to make it easy to know where to look for what you are interested in, and the diverse range of books caters to many tastes.


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