Shopping in New Zealand is a must and we've got it covered - from factory outlet centres to designer boutiques, galleries and specialty shops. Allow yourself plenty of time to wander through the shops at your leisure.
In New Zealand's main centres, amongst the regular CBD retail outlets you'll find department stores carrying quality brands and exclusive products as well as souvenir shops. For the avid shopper, suburban malls offer fashion, food and fun. Dedicated factory outlet centres sell well-known brands in clothing, childrenswear, sportswear, shoes, accessories and music. They can always be counted on for a bargain, offering up to 70% off normal retail prices.
Throughout the country you'll find souvenir shops, designer boutiques, galleries and speciality shops as well as arts and craft shops, some offering the chance to see skilled craftspeople at work. Make sure you leave room in your schedule for some retail therapy - you'll always find a warm welcome.