Rathkeale Christmas Fete 

The Rathkeale Christmas Fete is a much anticipated annual event on the school calendar and draws crowds from near and far to enjoy the festive Christmas market. The Fete  features live entertainment, craft and food stalls, giftware, and much more.

This year’s fete will be on Saturday November 11 2017If you would like a stall please email christmasfete@rathkeale.school.nz

We warmly welcome these new and returning stallholders who will be at the Christmas Fete in 2017

17Blonde: Natural Fibre Clothing. Garments that can be worn year round,
Lightweight, strong & breathable, linen just gets better with every wash & wear.


Big Bubble Love: We are a small company based in Paekakariki, Aotearoa, New Zealand. All our products are locally-made with carefully selected materials needed for making a successful bubble.


Poppys at Home: Beautiful bespoke finishing touches that make your home complete. Specialising in lampshades, cushions and those special interior touches.


Bibilicious Bibs: designed and made in New Zealand using high quality fabrics with a breathable waterproof PUL inner, backed by soft and cosy micro-fleece.


Industrial Fusion Furniture: Furniture design and manufacture. Hand-made artisan production by a New Zealand-based designer working in the Horowhenua/Manawatu region.
Custom work available on request


Ammundesign: maker of lovely handmade pure wool knitted and crochet hats, fabric and knitted headbands and toys made out of re-purposed fabrics.


The Sweetest Thing: Christmas decorated cookies.


Sheryll’s Sewing Room: Catering for babies and infants – bibs, hooded bath towels, cloth books, rattles and a range of toys.

Bridget Mathewson Design: a boutique range of beautiful womenswear in modern yet timeless styles that will see garments worn for seasons to come. Designed and made in Martinborough.


Doggy Treats: Gourmet, free range, grain free doggytreats made with only the freshest, locally sourced, human-grade ingredients. Proudly handmade in the Wairarapa.


Loukumi:  produce a range of hand made traditional Turkish Delight in a range of both traditional and unique and exotic flavours . Our product is Kosher and Halal compliant , vegetarian and contains no preservatives and nothing artificial .


D’Arc Grove: Kay and Peter’s small batch extra virgin olive oil is produced with care from their family owned and sustainable olive grove in Martinborough, New Zealand.


Handmaidnza small home based family business specialising in making hand made, natural products. Our soaps, lotions, balms, creams and candles are made from the very best ingredients nature has to offer.


Ruakokoputuna Olivesa family owned olive grove focused on producing the highest quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil.


Lavender AbbeyGrown in the wild, natural environment of New Zealand’s Wairarapa district, Lavender Abbey products will be available for sale.


Olivo: Olivo is the oldest commercial olive grove in the Wairarapa. Our intent is to create innovative and top quality oils that pair with excellent food and the good wines that Martinborough produces – oils that are boutique, artisan and gorgeous.


Fun activities for the children too…..

(more to come)