Places to Shop


Shopping in Geraldine along historic Talbot Street and the surrounding area has a unique atmosphere. You’ll find boutique and speciality stores offering exquisite hand-made chocolates, designer clothing, botanically distilled gin, fine arts and local crafts including paintings, fabric works and jewellery. Whether you’re after daily essentials of a momento of your visit, you’re sure to find what you’re after in Geraldine.


Geraldine has a great range of shops for a town with a permanent population of around 3000. From locally produced arts and crafts to a quality supermarket, from mementos to high fashion, Geraldine can cater for all tastes. The home of Barker’s of Geraldine, Waihi Bush Flax Seed Oils and Talbot Silver to name but a few, Geraldine punches well above its weight when it comes to shopping.

If it is wool that you are after, then LOUK NZ Clothing, The Tin Shed and the Alpaca Centre will soon have you sorted. Come and pick up a special gift for someone else or spoil yourself and buy something of your own!

If you’re a visitor from overseas you’ll be pleased to know that major credit cards are accepted and there are a number of banks and businesses that will assist with travellers’ cheques or foreign currency.

Geraldine also has a number of shops for the everyday essentials. With Fresh Choice supermarket, Hammer Hardware, ITM Builders Merchants, a butcher, fish shop, several hairdressers, book and post shop and pharmacy, you can get much of what you need right in the town.

After all when you live in Geraldine, why would you want to go anywhere else!?

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