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There are fashion boutiques with local and international designer labels, vintage stores, ceramics, and art and craft galleries full of beautiful items small enough to pack in a suitcase. Homewares are a specialty, and even local cafes have a corner dedicated to pretty items for the house.
As you might expect in an adventure sports capital, there are outdoor and sporting goods stores to supply every sporting need, as well as maps, licenses and guides.
On Sunday mornings, Market Central Taupō at Northcroft Reserve has a variety of stalls selling jewellery, candles, artisan crafts and homewares, fresh produce and tasty treats.
A unique taste experience with free honey, mead & liqueur tastings. View live beehives, discover health & wellness products, divine honey-based skincare, an amazing range of gifts and delicious honey ice cream. Group and school tours available.
STUDIO.two is a Pilates Studio locally owned and run by Rachel and Bex offering Reformer + Barre + Sculpt Mat + Pre & Postnatal + Mums & Babes Classes + Mens Club + Dancer Classes + Seniors Club + Private 1:1 bookings.