Creative Directory

This directory has been compiled by Toi Wairarapa but is by no means exhaustive. If you would like to be included please contact us. Use the search facility on the right or click on a Directory Category to narrow your search.

The annual Masterton A & P Show is held in the Solway Showgrounds, a Category 2 historic precinct dating back to 1878. Masterton A&P Association, P.O. Box 40

06 378 6247

Carterton's friendly local book store offering titles in everything from Children & Young Adult Fiction to New Zealand and local authors. Venue for Wairarapa Word meetings, first Sunday of the month from 3pm.

06 379 7103


06 379 9177
Anne Taylor –  Boulder Bay Design

Anne designs leaflets, publications, logos / branding and websites. Also an arts writer, and exhibiting artist with work featured online.

06 304 7271
021 179 2045

Acrylic, pencil, oil and wax

021 292 8224

We offer editorial and production services for book publishers and writers publishing their own work.


When New Zealand’s largest military training camp was established in Featherston in 1916, the settlers of the area showed their appreciation of the soldiers by erecting a magnificent social hall.

06 308 9030

An art gallery and museum celebrating the people and stories of Wairarapa, with regular exhibitions, public events, performances and education programmes. A retail space with art , jewelry, crafts and cards with a local flavour.

06 370 0001

The Aratoi Regional Trust vision is “Aratoi will be acknowledged for its quality, innovation and performance…Our Mission is to tell our stories, explore our history, exhibit, celebrate and encourage creativity.”