Northland can claim to have two of the best farmers’ markets in the country - and certainly the first. Great place for an early breakfast & coffee!
Paihia Farmers Market,
Village Green, Paihia
Every Thursday afternoon from 2pm till dusk. Buy fresh food, grown or produced within a defined local region, direct from the grower or producer.
Bay of islands Farmers Market,
Hobson Street Car Park, Kerikeri
Every Sunday morning from 8.30am - 12 noon. From weekly staples, to exotic treats and temptations, there’s something for everyone. Soak up the sights and smells and enjoy the live music.
New Zealand’s first-ever farmers’ market!
Whangarei Growers Market
Water Street, Whangarei
Every Saturday morning between 6.30am - 10.30am. Fresh, high quality local produce, much of it organic, all locally grown and sold personally by the growers. Fruit, vegetables, plants and flowers plus honey, eggs, organic beef and oyster producers.
Paparoa Farmer’s Market,
Village Green, Paparoa Village
Every second Saturday morning. Casual vendors also sell fruit and vegetables in season, goat’s cheese, honey, flowers, organic garlic and garlic products.
Artisans Fair, Canopy Bridge - Town Basin, Whangarei
October - April
Artisans Fair, Canopy Bridge, Whangarei The largest and most vibrant Arts and Craft Market in Northland. Situated on the Canopy Bridge in the Town Basin, the Artisans Fair is filled to the brim with a wonderful array of colourful arts, crafts, music, food and people from across Northland and beyond. If you are coming through or visiting Whangarei this summer, the Artisans Fair needs to be on your itinerary as a place to experience.
Visit their website for dates, and don't forget to check out the Christmas market!
The Old Packhouse Market, Kerikeri
Every Saturday 8am – 1.30pm
Visit Kerikeri’s brand new under cover produce market. Inspired by a desire to enable locals and visitors to access the abundance of fresh produce grown in the region, together with the wonderful artisan products being made from that produce. Although the focus is on fresh produce the Market includes baked goods, hot food, health foods, meat, seafood, cheese, plants, flowers, arts and crafts, and includes an inhouse Market café, bakery, deli and wine cellar. Live entertainment is a weekly feature.
Riverside Produce Market, Ad Focus Carpark, Dargaville
Every Thursday from 2.30pm - 5.30pm. A range of local produce and craft from kumara to chopping boards.
Mangawhai Market , Library Hall, Mangawhai Village
Every Saturday 9am – 1pm. A village market selling food and produce, plants, arts & crafts and books.
Mangawhai Beach & Country Market, Mangawhai Domain, Mangawhai
From mid October to April (Easter) only. Sunday’s 9am – 1pm. Quality goods, produce, souvenirs, arts & crafts, music, food,
Moerewa Market, Simpson Park Hall, Leaity Street, Moerewa
Third Saturday of every month from 8-12 Noon
Market focuses on this type of produce: Hot Hangi, Fruit & veg, flora & fauna, bric a brac.
Open every Sat 7am-12pm in the Warehouse Car park.
Waipu Saturday Market, Coronation Hall, Waipu
First Saturday of the Month from 9-1pm. quality goods and produce as well as pre-loved treasures and bargains.
Night Markets, Old Library Building Arts Centre, Whangarei
Last Thursday of every month from 5.30pm in the 1930s historical Whangarei Old Library building. With over 40 stalls of arts, crafts, bric a brac, collectables, antiques, 2nd hand goods and live music.
Kawakawa Market, St John’s Car Park, Gillies Street, Kawakawa
First Sunday of every month from 7-11am. Arts & craft, fruit & veg, bric a brac.
Mangonui Village Market, Mangonui Memorial Hall, Doubtless Bay
Every Saturday morning 8am – 12 noon.