Meet the Stallholders

Remarkables Market celebrates local and regional delights and goodies for the home. With has over 40 stalls every week (peaking in the busy seasons with 70) there is a fantastic variety of produce and products available. Read about some of our featured stallholders, more coming soon.

Stir Tea

Stir Tea was launched in May 2008 by long time Queenstown resident Michelle Casson. You will find her at the market most Saturdays offering tea tastings and a selection of Stir Tea for sale. Stir Tea is the private label tea range of Queenstown based tea company, Tea Global Ltd.

The company sources and imports their teas from the main tea growing regions of the world. They offer you a wide selection of high quality loose leaf tea and caffeine free herbal and fruit blends that honour the traditions and craft of tea while still continuing to develop new and exciting blends such as their dessert tea range.

Michelle loves hearing tea lovers stories so call by and say Hi.

Click here to visit Stir Tea's website or follow them on Facebook

Great Treats for Great Mates 

Great Treats for Great Mates! Diana Staudt’s home-made dog biscuits use only the best ingredients to keep our best friends happy and healthy. All her treats are made of 100% dry ingredients therefore you don't have to keep them in the fridge.

Are you looking for healthy, practical and great looking home-made dog treats? Then Great Treats for Great Mates are just PAWfect for you. None of their products contain preservatives, added sugar, salt or bulking products and there are 10 different flavours with specific combinations to help and support your dog’s needs.

Just ask Diana about her amazing birthday cakes and pupp-cakes that are also available.

Visit their website for more information or follow them on Facebook

Cardrona Merino

Nestled in the unspoiled ranges of New Zealand’s Central Otago, lies Cardrona and its surrounding valleys. Farmed through the generations, these valleys are the home of a distinctive award winning natural product, Cardrona Merino mountain bred lamb. Ben Gordon’s goal is to provide the most sustainable, high quality lamb in the country.

In their origins on the high country of the majestic Southern Alps, the lambs roam freely throughout the land, grazing extensively on herbs and native grasses. This free-range lifestyle creates a lean, tender meat with a beautifully refined flavour.

Click here to visit Cadrona Merino's website. 

Gibbston Valley Cheese

Gibbston Valley Cheese is located in Queenstown's Valley of Vines, high in the southern mountains. They specialise in handmade sheep, cow and goat milk artisan cheeses hand-crafted in the European style. This unique visitor experience features complimentary cheese tastings, a café & retail shop and their beautiful vineyard picnic garden - the perfect setting for a delicious cheeseboard and glass of local wine.

Click here to visit Gibbston Valley Cheese's website or follow them on Facebook.

Stewart Island Salmon

Stewart Island Salmon is sourced from the pure waters of Big Glory Bay, Stewart Island, where Sanford's two salmon farms produce some of the finest Pacific-King salmon. It then travels from the Bay to the kitchen ("The Shed"), just above Halfmoon Bay on Stewart Island, where it is smoked on site - so freshness is guaranteed. They are proud to sell our Stewart Island Smoked Salmon at many markets around New Zealand.

Stewart Island Smoked Salmon is such a versatile healthy option from an entree with a delicious mango salsa or chilli jam to a main dish of many options either heated or cold with a nice salad and veges or use a small amount through a pasta or rissotto.

Visit their website for more information or follow them on Facebook

Whitestone Cheese

Whitestone Cheese was founded in 1987 as a diversification by the Berry's, a 4th generation Otago farming family. The original factory was set up in a converted garage with milk sourced from local farms and one cheese variety Farmhouse was launched. The business slowly grew as an extension of the farming operation until today's purpose built factory was commissioned in 1996.

Whitestone’s extensive range of award winning artisan cheeses capture the quality of their local milk, produced from cows grazing on North Otago’s premium limestone down lands .

Recommendations include Lindis Pass Brie, Vintage Windsor Blue plus their range of goats milk cheeses, all of which can be sampled at the market.

Click here for Whitestone Cheese's website or follow them on Facebook

Wine Country Creations

Wine Country Creations specialise in wine barrel platters and candelabras with designs and creations for indoor and outdoor living with a Central Otago influence.

Tropical fruits, breads, cheeses and whole fish are fantastic served on Wine Barrel Staves. Owner, Barb suggests the platters are a great feature in the home and are one of the most popular products made at Wine Country Creations.

Click here for Wine Country Creation's website.

Traditional Heritage Preserves

Chutneys made from the old fruit varieties are Quince, Rhubarb & Ginger, Black Cherry, Beetroot & Red Onion, Gooseberry & Apple, Black Boy Peach, Black Doris Plum & Cinnamon & of course the Original Golden Queen Peach Chutney. Gaye, who lives in Arrowtown, has added two chutney sauces to the range. Apricot & Saffron Chutney Sauce and Pinot Noir Chutney Sauce. The Saffron is grown in the Lower Shotover, while the apricots & pinot noir grapes are a natural addition, living in Central Otago. All chutneys are GLUTEN FREE. Ask Gaye for her extensive list of serving Suggestions.

Other products, handed down to Gaye are Lavosh, an Arminian Flatbread, in two flavours, Sea salt with mixed fresh herbs & Parmesan with fresh rosemary. These are dairy free but contain Gluten.

Ginger Bread made with fresh ginger great on its own or with cheese & as they used to say “a good keeper” This was very popular at hay making time as was this next product Lemon Squash, the old fashioned variety, all natural & wonderful as a long drink with a slice of lemon & a sprig of mint on hot days or as a splash added to a gin or vodka. It also makes great ice blocks for children. Its dilution is 1 to 12 parts water.

Click here to contact Gaye at Traditional Heritage Preserves. 

Pretty Kiwi

Pretty Kiwi was started in 2009 by Tineke Enright after the birth of her daughter. She makes a range of pretty and kiwiana things for babies and toodles. All her products are handmade in the beautiful surroundings of Queenstown using vintage and retro printed fabrics.

For more information visit Pretty Kiwi's website or follow them on Facebook

Cup & Cake


Queenstown's first and only dedicated cupcake shop creating the most delicious cupcakes in the Wakatipu. Cup & Cake caters to all, from large parties and events to tourist foot traffic and locals. They even do kids birthday parties in the shop! They offer a large range of flavours to ensure that every person can find their favourite. They use as much locally sourced ingredients they can get their hands on. And pride themselves in offering the most delicious cupcake experience you can have in the Wakatipu, and maybe even the world. All of their cupcakes are baked with love, fresh each morning.

To find out more check out their website or follow them on Facebook

Prenzel Pantry


Prenzel’s adds New Zealand flavour to create exquisite products. Prenzel's vast range of products encompasses both culinary & beverages. Rice Bran oils, Vinaigrettes and condiments make up their Prenzel Kitchen with liqueurs and schnapps bringing alive their Prenzel Bar.

Book a tasting or order with Andrea Crump, 032066735, 0276342598 or email andross@woosh.co.nz

Funkee Ltd


Funkee is all about bringing you the latest fun and contemporary fashion accessories at great prices.

Marijke and Laura set up Funkee in 2010, the Funkee collection is hand-picked, high quality yet has a designer look…and at a really affordable price. They only stock small numbers of each design, so if you see something you like - snap it up before it's too late!  They source their products from around the world and plan to use a percentage of their profits to set up initiatives in the local countries.

 

For more information check out their website or follow them on Facebook

Gaia Jewellery


Sara began her jewellery making journey in 2004 when she took up a jewellery making course with a local goldsmith. She resides in Arrowtown with her husband Jessie and son Gabriel. When she gets a break from being a mum, Sara can be found handcrafting beautiful jewellery in her studio, a 1970’s caravan.

 

Check out Sara's amazing designs on her website or follow Gaia jewellery on Facebook

Soapernatural


Soapernatural is based in Kingston on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. All Soapernatural soaps and skincare products are made by Rebecca, using beautiful and natural ingredients. Soapernatural colours most of its soap naturally and uses home grown herbs, flowers and plants in its products along with pristine mountain water. Being Earth conscious, Rebecca uses a range of "rain forest friendly" vegetable oils and is proud to be palm oil free!
Inspired by nature, soapernatural soaps are made with love and a little natural magic!

To find out more visit Soapernatural's website or follow them on Facebook

Glass Bros Ltd


Glass Brothers was started in 1944. Today there are around 3,000 hives on some 120 farms around Otago and Southland. Jill and Tony Clissold grew up with Glass Brothers Honey and knew well that the product not only brought a legacy of trust and confidence, but also had enormous potential for expansion into broader markets. They bought the business in 1974 and set about marshalling a steady growth based on the same high standards the company was founded on. Shoppers tell Tony their favourite honey is Clarity Dark. It brings the rich mystery of Manuka; the intensity naturally tempered by Southland’s bracing air, for an immensely satisfying honey with the reminiscent tang of one of New Zealand’s best loved native shrubs.

For more information check out the Glass Brother's website or follow them on Facebook

Naked Baby


Naked Baby was created by a lady with a vision to find organic and eco-friendly products, and at the same time, be a work-from-home mum. Its vision – ‘caring naturally’ was taken on in 2012 by Katie Hughes and her family, who are continuing the dream with a twist of their own.

Click here for Naked Baby's website or follow them on Facebook

Peonies2u


Peonies2u is dedicated to delivering freshly cut blooms direct from the peony field to your doorstep. Phill and Jil Leydon take pride in harvesting their Peonies which grow during the months of November and December. Peony colours ranging from the beautiful captivating Coral Sunset to the radiant reds, vintage creams, the crisp pure whites and through to the various subtle pink tones.

Each peony variety is dependent on the timing of the season, they can be found at the Remarkables Market around the months of November/December.

For more information you can email Peonies2u at ArrowJunctionBlooms@xtra.co.nz

Gourmet Kitchen


The Gourmet Kitchen is a Queenstown based company making fresh baked goods, cakes & sauces. 
They supply cafes/restaurants/supermarkets/direct to you products that are made with love and without additives or preservatives.

Come and taste their signature product!

To find out more follow Gourmet Kitchen on Facebook

Aspiring Organics

Nick and Anne strive to source fresh seasonal and local produce that has been grown organically or spray free. Aspiring Organics is proud to provide a broad range of fresh fruit, vegetables and associated organic products. They have made shopping for fresh and organic ingredients simple, with EFTPOS and online payments available as well as several delivery options.

Visit Aspiring Organics website or follow them on Facebook

For the girls


For the Girls is a brand created for women of all ages who love to wear beautiful jewellery & fashion accessories at an affordable price. Magdalene makes all her craft and jewellery in her pet and smoke free home studio in Wanaka. She is constantly surrounded and inspired by art, and especially loves handmade components and likes to create and connect things to make them look fun, classic, pretty, simple and easy to wear.

Follow For the Girls on Facebook

Bonjour


Bonjour is located in the heart Arrowtown and serves authentic, delicious French cuisine in a casual bistro setting. Fresh baguettes, croissants and pain au chocolat are made every morning, Crepes will be made right in front of you; and you can enjoy browsing the French cheese cabinet containing a wide range of French specialties. The carefully crafted menu, friendly service and cozy atmosphere bring the best of France to your dining experience.

For more information visit Bonjour's website or follow them on Facebook

Melt Candles


Melt Candles are home made in Glenorchy by Rachael and Per Lindstrand using sustainable soy wax, metal free wicks and high quality fragrance oils.  Melt Candles focuses on creating high quality, luxury candles that are inexpensive and a fraction of the cost of other soy candles.

Visit Melt's website or follow them on Facebook

Freeway Orchard

Kristin, Hamish and the team at Freeway Orchard offer you the best of Central Otago's fruit harvest. Different varieties of apricots and cherries ensure a choice of flavours from rich and sweet to tangy and crisp. They also have apples, pears, plums, nectarines and peaches. Their Cromwell based roadside store stocks all this and more. Fruit preserves, a vast range of locally-made honey, fresh vegetables, dried fruits and nuts. And on long, hot summer days cool down with their fresh fruit ice-creams. They are very versatile and can cater for corporate, hotels and individuals alike.

For more information check out their website

Zamora Homemade Ltd


Nicolas and Mathias started Zamora Homemade by following their passion for homemade food. Zamora is a region in South America where time has stopped. People there enjoy a way of life with family traditions such as passing on recipes, using natural ingredients and enjoying their homemade food. Zamora Homemade was born in beautiful Queenstown in 2010. Our South American and European heritage reflects in the flavours we offer. Nicolas and Matias have brought with us the passion for food, family recipes and years of experience, and they love experimenting and developing those traditional recipes as well as creating new ones. Zamora Homemade combines traditional South American and European recipes and techniques with fine New Zealand ingredients to offer innovative, superior quality processed meats with exciting tastes and plenty of variety.

To find out more follow Zamora on Facebook

Sollers Hope Strawberry Farm


Sollers Hope Strawberry Farm was started in 2008 by Albert and Anna McDowall. After spending three years in Britain learning about strawberries, Albert said he thought if they could grow there then surely they could grow here. Albert grows four varieties of strawberries but finds the Sea Scape variety the best grower.

To find out just how popular Sollers strawberries are check out this recent write up in the Southland Times 

European Bakery


European Bakery is a Wholesale Bakery and specialists in producing beautifully hand crafted artisan breads. Andre and Daniela Schneider take pride in skilfully creating hand crafted Artisan breads made by following the traditional methods that have been used and loved for many generations throughout all of Europe. In terms of quality the proof is in the product, which is appreciated by Food Lovers everywhere.

Check out European Bakery's website or follow them on Facebook

Eat Humble Pie


Mike and Sue’s Pie might be humble in name but they are anything but in flavour! The pie shop serves pies, sausage rolls and savouries; and flavours such as steak and blue cheese keep people coming back. The business may be small but it can compete against the best, and has been voted by many locals as serving the best pies in town.

Even Tim Shadbolt, Invercargill Mayor, is a long time fan  - as well as being a short term employee http://www.odt.co.nz/your-town/queenstown/143420/southern-mayor-serves-piemans-humble-fare

Follow Eat Humble Pie on Facebook

MayJer MicroGreens 


Maya and Jerry Novak Sever grow microgreens – over a dozen different, colourful sorts, ranging from mild and sweet to spicy and strong. All their microgreens are sold as living plants that can be cut as needed and kept fresh for much longer. Being health food enthusiasts, Maya and Jerry also sell their own locally grown wheatgrass for juicing, and their easy microgreens home growing kits are fast becoming a market favourite. Stop by their stall, sample a few of their tasty microgreens andd see what the fuss is all about!

See more of MayJer Microgreens at their website or join them on Facebook

Quick Brown Fox

Quick Brown Fox and Lazy Dog Liqueurs are hand crafted coffee liqueurs from Dunedin. Quick Brown Fox uses a blend of three organic coffees and a dash of cinnamon and Lazy Dog is a decaf, organic maple and cedar wood liqueur. Each bottle is hand labelled using a tapioca starch glue so that the bottles are re-usable or returnable for a refund.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more informaton. 

The Chocolate Workshop Wanaka

The Chocolate Workshop based and founded in Wanaka in 2012 produces traditional European style chocolates. Ingredients are sourced locally where possible and Tanja avoids using artificial flavouring, colouring and preservatives. The chocolates are produced in small batches to provide a fresh product everytime. Check the stall for seasonal products and have a chat about your favourite chocolates and sample the latest creations. Eftpos is available at the stall.

Click here for The Chocolate Workshop website or follow them on Facebook.

Just Fish

Just Fish has been transporting fresh fish to Queenstown for over 4 years. Owner and founder, Tucker Williamson, travels to bluff each week to ensure the freshness of his products, which includes; blue cod, sole, crayfish, brill, scallops, salmon, gurnard and monk fish. Tucker is a regular at the Remarkables Market; make sure you pay him a visit to check out his weekly specials.

For more information you can contact Tucker on 027 437 6657. 

Jewellery by Chris

Chris specialises in making jewellery from vintage and recycled cutlery. The cutlery has come from mothers and grandmothers kitchen draws. The jewellery has been fashioned to complement the cutlery whether it is a spoon, fork or knife. It is fun jewellery with a history. Chris also makes pieces from fine and sterling silver, these are more classic in design. 

For more information contact Chris at chine@xtra.co.nz.

The Green Juice Company

"The Green Juicing Company" newly founded by Maree Waring will be offering freshly made juices using mainly organic fruit and vegetables each week during the summer markets. Juicing and eating as much raw and whole foods is a way of life for Maree and she is delighted to be offering healthy juices and food to the people that come to the markets each week. She will be introducing new juices during the summer as the fruit and vegetables become available. Maree also offers delicious Chocolate Bliss Balls which is a guilt free treat made from nuts and dried fruit rolled in coconut.

She uses biocups or recyclable cups and compost all the fruit and Vegetable pulp each week. She also source most of her fruit and vegetable through Aspiring Organic's and Freeway Orchards who are both regular stallholders at the Remarkable Market.

For more information email Maree or give her a call on 012 0255 2280. 

Orphans Aid International 

Orphans Aid International has been an established part of the Queenstown community since 2006.  Located at Terrace Junction, their shop is proud to display a selected range of its quality products at the Remarkables Market. Care for communities by purchasing from their Fair Trade and Gift goods sourced from around the world. You’ll be supporting the work of Orphans Aid International around the globe and here in New Zealand.

 

Their range includes Organic and Fair Trade foods, coffees and baking products – as well as one-of-a-kind jewellery, fashion and homewares – hand-crafted around the world – each with a story to tell.

 

Pop over and say Hi to Edna and her team of local volunteers. Follow their shop on Facebook, or learn more about the cause at our website.


Terrace Junction, Frankton (Next to subway)  |  Ph: 03  441 4109

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