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.

Thank you to all those who made the 2018 Christmas Fete such a great success, especially the stallholders below.

The date for next year’s Fete is to be confirmed but we hope to see you all back in 2019. 


Wee Red Barn: fresh strawberries, grown less than 5km from Rathkeale.


The Original Smoke and Spice Co: gourmet seasonings and smoked NZ garlic.


Whatnots: freehand machine embroidered textiles


Handmaidz: We are a small, 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.


Choice Fruit Products: top quality, delicious gourmet chutneys, spreads, relishes, pickles, sauces & condiments using (as much as possible) NZ grown ingredients.


Rebecca Kempton Photography: Multi Award Winning Wairarapa photographer based in Greytown, New Zealand. Commercial Photography, Landscape Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Birth Photography. 


Wooden Creations: Rustic prints, no 2 are the same.  Transferring paper prints and photos onto wood. 


Contemporary Craft Hawkes Bay

Jennifer Heath Pearls: Custom designed, hand crafted, freshwater pearl jewellery


Moki Decor: Décor for the body and for the home.


Tree Earringsbird feeders hand crafted in New Zealand. These practical, graceful and light-hearted bird feeders are beautiful artworks for any setting.


Shift Style: NZ made shift dresses, shorts and canvas peg bags.

Marty Girl: a Natural, Nourishing, Ethical, funky skinfood range. Every product is 100% handmade and is full of sumptuous, skin-softening, soothing local Martinborough ingredients.


Big Bubble Love: The biggest, bestest bubbles to add magic to any occasion. Loved by all ages. We make bubble wands in small and large and bubble mix in 1 litre bottles.


Skcoop Creative Glass Decor: Made to order for you or gifts. We can work together to design something unique or you can choose existing stock.

My Kid’s Clothing:  a New Zealand owned online boutique baby and childrenswear store located in Masterton, Wairarapa. We sell practical, trendy and unique boys and girls clothing from sizes newborn to 16.


Eden Orchards: fresh cherries and cherry juices


Vintage Bunting and Bunnies: a mother and daughter-in-law combo who love upcycling vintage books and fabric into gorgeous bunting and cute characters with personality for you!


Matahiwi Trading Company: quality handmade products that reflect your sense of style and individuality. Turkish towels, indian throws etc


Red Pharo: childrens’ clothing and accessories, purses, soft toys.


Olivo: innovative and top quality oils that pair with excellent food and the good wines that Martinborough produces – oils that are boutique, artisan and gorgeous.


Solid Art: fine quality concrete homeware & garden art, which we design and manufacture in Paekakariki, using the best locally-sourced materials.


Nikau Natural Soaps and Candles: unique products and giftware. Lovingly handcrafted in the Wairarapa, we offer elegant gifts for any occasion at an affordable price.


J K Foodtruck: enjoy a coffee, tea or a hot chocolate while you shop.


Dili Cakes:  Unique, Customisable. Edible. cupcakes, macarons, marshmallows.


Minka Felt:  Bunting, crowns, capes, masks – can be personalised.


Darling Grey:  Darling little accessories for your baby – bibs, blankets, toys, clothing.


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


Ruby Jewellery:  whether you need a contemporary or sophisticated earring and necklace set for your next boardroom meeting or a funky, trend-setting pendent for night outs, Ruby Jewellery caters for every age and appetite.


Chalk and Cheese:  beautifully oiled timber boards, stylish handles at each end with four sturdy rubber feet on the bottom. A few dashes of blackboard paint to write in chalk whats on your platter. Simple, unique, yet very effective.


Trade Aid:  beautifully handcrafted and artisan goods direct from our talented producers to you.


All Wrapped Up:  handcrafted and unique wire wrapped jewellery created with copper and silver.

Bee Fresh Farms:  a honey producer through our division Wellington Manuka Honey Company, and a retailer of New Zealand-made artisan foods.


Ruakoputuna Olives:  a  family owned olive grove focused on producing the highest quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The olives are grown, picked, bottled and labelled, all on site near Martinborough.


The Sweetest Thing:  iced biscuits for any occasion.


The Elephant Tree: supplying quality Wheat Bags to soothe and comfort Kiwis for over 20 years


Collective Concepts Art:  a collective group of artists from the Wairarapa region doing contemporary art and craft.


Lavender Abbey : High quality, Wairarapa-grown boutique lavender and lavender products, including an award-winning essential oil, hand cream and healing balms.


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


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 NZ.


The Jewellery Box:  contemporary jewellery with a focus on simplicity, wearability, and design. Crafted by hand, in sterling silver, gold & precious gems sourced from all around the world.

www.the jewellerybox.co.nz

Me 2 U Gifts : Trendy handmade crafts to inspire the thought of gift giving


Loukumi: Artisan confectionery manufacturers specialising in traditional handmade turkish delight.


In Ore: quality jewellery made in NZ and overseas, sterling silver and gold jewellery made with pride into timeless styles.


Something Gorgeous:  home of Avarca Pop handcrafted Spanish sandals


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.


Beer Belly Jellies: Handmade artisan jellies, delicious with all types of cheeses, meats or for that unique taste in dishes.


17 Blonde a Martinborough-based clothing label, our aim is to create an NZ made sustainable & ethical brand for women who understand & love the comfort of a linen lifestyle.


Jo Wilson Art:  paintings, wall hangings, sculpted pieces, platters and bowls.


Cot’n’ Wool : Hand Embroidered Wool Bassinet and Cot Blankets and Hand Made Mobiles.


Gem Division: individual pieces for those with an eye for something different.


Pony LaneStaples and statements for inspired living.