Quality Hotel Marlborough
20 Nelson Street
Phone: (64) 3 5777333
Fax: (64) 3 5777337
20 Nelson Street, Blenheim, NZ, 7201
- Phone: (64) 3 5777333
- Fax: (64) 3 5777337
This smaller-size shopping mall is a great place for relaxed, hassle-free shopping. There is plenty of car parking and a wide variety of shops including two supermarkets, hair salon, designer fashion store, toyshop, gift shop, pharmacy and lots more. When the shopping spree is over you can enjoy a kebab and dessert at Karori Kebabs, or a coffee and cake at Rosina's Café which also serves continental dinners on Thursdays. Located just 10 minutes drive from central Wellington.
If you are looking for something more imaginative and creative than the traditional range of children's toys, you are sure to find it at this innovative store. Describing itself as an educational experience store, it stocks a wide range of creative items designed to enrich play and encourage learning. There are music tapes, dress-ups, tools for carpentry, puzzles, games, puppets and heaps more guaranteed to delight and educate. Located on the main road of the inner city suburb of Karori, you can not miss brightly painted exterior and prominent sign of Hopscotch.
Almost as established as Aro street itself, Patel's Superette has been a part of the character of this well-known Wellington street. Set behind attractive trees, the store in a modern purpose built building, blends in with the surrounding character of the street. Drop in and pick up a bottle of wine or a tasty snack. With competitive prices you can afford to do your grocery shopping close to where you are staying.
For meat killed in the traditional Islamic manner try Wellington Halal Meat Ltd. Open seven days a week and offering retail and wholesale prices you will not go far wrong at this butchery in the heart of Newtown. All varieties of meat (and other products) are available and the service is excellent. Just ask for what you need and they will endeavour to assist.
A.E. Preston's is a popular place to buy your meat especially if you shop in bulk. Preston's, while primarily a wholesaler, has a large range of fresh meat including beef, bacon and ham and a variety of other small goods. Pick yourself up some frozen vegetables, desserts, cheese or pastries while you are here. It is a superb place to purchase a bulk bag of sausages for the barbecue or fundraiser. Gift vouchers and courier packs of food are available.
Medical Books New Zealand Limited is a speciality shop having people visiting it from all over the country. This place has a vast collection of books that cover a multitude of subjects associated with ailments - and keeping healthy - of the human body. If you need a detailed book on childbirth, cancer, general medical information, dictionaries or anything else try here first. If it is not in stock the friendly staff will be able to point you in the right direction.
Victoria University's book shop, Vicbooks, though run by students, is by no means exclusive to the collegians. It is situated on campus and mainly stocks textbooks required for university courses. According to their own website, they also stock 'books for brains and anything hard to find'. So if that obscure title you are seeking is eluding you, the staff here will do their best to find it. They also buy and sell second-hand books and will take orders by phone, fax and e-mail from anywhere in the world. The timings differ during exams and holidays, so please check the website.
This specialist store carries a complete range of mastectomy products from prostheses and bras to swimwear and nightwear. You will also find back, knee and ankle supports as well as incontinence garments. If you are pregnant it is a great place to shop for maternity underwear, and it specializes in fuller figure fittings. You will also find a choice of corsets, hernia supports and liposuction garments. Located in the inner-city suburb of Newtown, just a short bus ride or drive from the city centre.
Fruit, flowers, food - it is all here in one of many dairies in the upper end of Cuba street. It is a great place to drop into when on the run or if you have forgotten that important little something. This store is full of the necessities of life and is open from early to late seven days a week. Do call for opening hours.
Mill Liquorsave is a privately owned family run chain of liquor outlets offering a vast range of alcohol from the top shelf to basement bargains. There are at least 1,000 different wines, ports, champagnes and spirits retailing at very competitive prices. Those with a thirst for knowledge, as well as the nectar of the Gods, should join the Mill wine club. Look out for the distinctive big red can on the skyline that heralds a Mill Liquorsave.
If you are into 50s, 60s or 70s fashions then this interesting shop is sure to appeal. Located on Wellington's quirky Cuba Street, it stocks a range of second hand and new designer gear for women and men. There are also plenty of accessories to choose from including shoes, bags and jewellery in a variety of styles. If it is a special party outfit you are after then you will find lots of bright colours and sequins here.
If you are after a look that is a little funky and a little different but does not cost the earth, then come Spacesuit. You can take a look at their extensive collection of imported and exclusive Asian street wear. You will find baggy "skatie" jeans, wet suit inspired tops, fluffy pink shift frocks, colorful jackets and assorted fashionable accessories among other things. The individual styles, particularly well-loved by teenagers and 20-somethings, reflects the owner's distinctive taste.