Auckland

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When it comes time to bring home a souvenir from your vacation, ShermansTravel experts know just where to go. Whether it’s a high-end leather purse or an authentic, locally made craft, we show you which stores and markets to hit up for all your shopping needs – while highlighting the best steals and bargains in your destination.

Shopping in Auckland

From N to Z

Although it's located in the horribly touristy Victoria Park Markets complex, this little souvenir store has some lovely jade carvings from reputable artisans.

Victoria Park Market, Victoria St. West, 011- 649-377-2447
Tags: shopping | moderate | jewelry | souvenirs | crafts

N.Z. Winemakers Centre

New Zealand wine is justifiably famous, and this inner city store gives you an opportunity to sip before you snag some of the best (try the Allan Scott chardonnay).

corner of Victoria & Elliot Sts., 011-649-379-5858, www.nzwinemakerscentre.co.nz
Tags: shopping | moderate | souvenirs | wine

Native Agent

The crafty but sophisticated aesthetic at this airy Auckland shop reflects the Maori heritage of its owners, including designer Rona Ngahuia Osborne. With handmade quilts, pillows, and clothing that incorporate Maori trading symbols like feathers and muskets, Native Agent revisits the past in a thoroughly modern form.

507 New North Rd., Kingsland, 011-649-845-3289, www.nativeagent.co.nz
Tags: shopping | clothing | accessories

Pauanesia

Stocking the work of local craftspeople, this store has all manner of cool keepsakes with distinctly Kiwi, Maori or Pacific Island themes.

35 High St., 011- 649-366-7282
Tags: shopping | moderate | trendy | art | jewelry | souvenirs | crafts | eclectic

Unity Books

The city center's best boutique bookstore has an excellent range of titles related to New Zealand and an extensive gay and lesbian section.

19 High St., 011-649-307-0731, www.unitybooks.co.nz
Tags: shopping | moderate | souvenirs | gay | books

World

The place to come for camp, fun, local women's fashion, Andy Warhol dolls, and wacky retro toys. The men's shop is just down the street.

57 High St., 011- 649-373-3034, www.worldbrand.co.nz
Tags: shopping | expensive | trendy | designer | eclectic | clothing

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