Wastebusters superstars Heather, Charlie and Anna dressed head to toe in Festive pyjamas holding Kat who is also dressed in festive wear.









Find something to love (for someone you love)!

Mark your calendars for November 25, 10am-2pm as Wānaka’s most beloved festive event, the Wastebusters’ Sustainable Christmas Market, takes centre stage. We’re excited to share a sneak peak into the array of local artists and conscious creators who will be gracing our merry marketplace.

Transforming our front yard into a Christmas wonderland, with live music from the Wānaka Project and tempting kai to tantalise your tastebuds. Here’s a glimpse of what awaits you:

  • Fully Wooly – Home decor & toys crafted from repurposed vintage wool blankets
  • Morgan’s plant stall – A haven for lovely house plants
  • Wānaka Community Workshop & Fabricate – Wood crafts, meditation cushion & Christmas decorations
  • Nicky Davis – Organically grown herbs, sustainable bathroom products & reusable products
  • Cardock Design – Furniture & home accessories made from recycled timber
  • Wise Moon Wellness – Natural plant dyed preloved clothing & refillable herbal products
  • Landrover Press – Dive into the poetry of David Merritt
  • Medini Botanics – Luxurious botanical skincare
  • Kat Heap – Beautifully crafted art prints
  • U Egg – Handcrafted cornhole boards & upcycled vintage dishes
  • Anna Dunphey – Unique upcycled earrings
  • Art of Flea – From upcycled totes to hand painted denim & crochet hats
  • Branch Creek Honey – Pure honey in reusable jars, sourced locally
  • The Feather Craftsman – Beautiful feather accessories
  • Stitch – Handmade unique accessories fashioned from repurposed materials
  • Hawea playgroup – Satisfy your sweet tooth with their Bake Sale
  • WAI Wānaka – Locally made art to adorn your spaces
  • Matsui Sushi – Sushi, poke bowls & temaki
  • Liz – Plant based body glitter
  • Wrapped with love – Gift cards, natural playdough & wooden macrame toys
  • Stoked Local Sangucheria – Delicious sandwiches
  • Forest Forge – Discover wooden swords & knives crafted from repurposed building timber
  • Artful Focus Studio – Art, serving boards, maps, picture frames, magnets, keyrings made from reclaimed timber

What a line up! Our reuse shop will be a beautiful display of secondhand treasure, alternative gift wrapping and wonderful decorations!

Shop sustainably this festive season with Wastebusters.