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.

Textiles / Clothing / Fashion

Collective Concepts Art

Kalyana and Mel we are mother and daughter team specialising in upcycled bears, crochet animals, upcycled/steampunk jewellery and small art pieces.


Frocks On Bikes is a not-for-profit group passionate about making it fun, stylish and easy for women to get on bikes. It's about fun, liberty sustainability, and generally feeling and looking great.

Anyone interested in Patchwork & Quilting can come and stitch with other like minded people.
The aim of our group is fun and friendship. We can help with your project though we do not teach.

06 3048268 / 06 3049214

Fashion / Handmade Craft / Accessories

Hand dyed natural fibres for spinning creative fibre work, also felts.

06 376 5155

Judy is an experienced dressmaker and designer who also enjoys making old favourites wearable again. She is also a keen watercolourist and painter with Wai Art.

06 304 7161
Kokomai Creative Festival – 16 – 25 October 2015

Kokomai is the Wairarapa’s very own world class arts festival, held biennially over 10 days in October, right across our region.
Our festival showcases high quality, local, national and international Theatre, Dance, Music, Visual Art, Film and Literature.
Heidi Holbrook
Festival Director

021 665 593

I have been working with textiles for the past 20 years. From my home studio I make a range of work using different processes including knitting, crochet, felting, and printing, blending modern ideas with a vintage style and warmth.

06 3799163

A collective of four small businesses that produce and sell lines of clothing and accessories, which gather in one of our homes and invite friends and their friends along for the evening to chat a little, spend a little, drink a little and share a little plate.