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Shopping

Whether you are after the latest fashion from large corporations, looking for something from a boutique  label or feel like looking for a bargain at an outlet centre, there is something to please everyone’s taste and budget at the multitude of shopping precincts around the North Island.

For an outlet bargain head to Dress Smart in Onehunga or Outlet City in Wellington. Dress Smart is New Zealand’s largest outlet shopping mall. With over 80 brands to choose from. Dress Smart has all you need from clothes and shoes to luggage and more. In Wellington, Outlet City has over 30 designer outlet stores, with something to suit everyone.

Auckland CBD has a range of shopping options – Britomart, Queen’s Arcade, Commercial Bay or the shops lined along Queen St. It is sure to please all kinds of shoppers.

If you are looking for a mall with everything you will need, try St Lukes, Sylvia Park, LynnMall or the brand new Westfield Newmarket. Newmarket has some fabulous eateries and free kids play areas too.

In Hamilton, the best place to spend the day shopping is at The Base in Te Rapa (7km out of Hamilton). The centre consists of the original outdoor strip mall, and the more recent Te Awa enclosed shopping mall. You will find shops like Farmers, The Warehouse, Rebel Sport, Postie and more!

Tauranga and Mount Maunganui have two fabulous shopping centres, Tauranga Crossing and Bayfair. Tauranga Crossing is the best shopping & dining destination in Bay of Plenty. With more than 100 shops & restaurants, there is no better place for your shopping.

Find the latest season fashions and best dining and entertainment experiences all under one roof, in the Bay’s largest shopping centre, Bayfair. Or if a smaller more boutique shopping experience is what you are after, the shops along Manganui Road will be sure to satisfy those shopping cravings.

Rotorua has specialty shops all throughout town, and Rotorua Central  is home to over 50 different shops and a range of dining options. The Thursday Night Market down Eat Street has an eclectic mix of food and wares. It operates rain, hail or shine!

If you are a shopaholic, then you will be sure to find what you are looking for at one of the many different options available.