Do you have treasures or household items that need fixing?

Want to save your things from landfill?
Here is a list of local repairers and businesses who may be able to offer help or advice.
(Please note, this is in a paid capacity unless otherwise stated.)

If you are in the Central Otago/Queenstown region and would like us to share your repair skills/business on here, please get in touch: celine@wastebusters.co.nz

 

Clothing/Textiles

Classic StitchUps 

Classic StitchUps is an NZ-owned, Wānaka-based business specialising in clothing alterations, custom upholstery & outdoor gear repairs with over 10 years of experience in the alterations & repairs industry.

Contact: 021913624 

Fernway Fabrications

Wānaka-based sewist, Amy Tapply, creates custom bike-packing bags, and was an integral part of Wastebusters’ ReAction project.

Contact via Instagram: FernwayFabrications

Hemmed

Based in a small, busy studio just out of Wānaka, we can visit your private home to measure and fit your garments or soft furnishings, then work our magic and deliver the finished product directly back to you.

Contact: Katie King

Email: hemmedwanaka@gmail.com 

Phone: 021 190 0334

 

Tikki Studio

Repairs on textile products. I am also keen to teach people how to repair. I would like to offer my service for free or by donation so anyone, especially for people who cannot afford the service, can get their items repaired.

Contact: Nina Chen

Email: neenercee@gmail.com

Phone: +64272209547

Web: https://www.tikkistudio.com

Lou Minary

Clothing and fabric repairs, skis and other sporting goods.

Dave Pickard

Upholstery, clothing and fabric repairs as well as garment and canvas manufacturing. 

Phone: 027 490 3353


Wanaka Upholstery

Upholstery repair

Email: sales@wanakaupholstery.co.nz

Phone: 03 443 1629

Web: http://www.wanakaupholstery.co.nz/

 

Queenstown Gear Repair

Repairing your outdoor gear. Pack repair, seam repair, strap repair etc.

Visit: 9 Woodstock Road, Shotover Country, Queenstown

Email: qtgearrepair@gmail.com

Web: www.qtgr.co.nz

Facebook: Queenstown Gear Repair

Phone: +64 27 222 3769

 

The Napery

Yarns & Haberdashery / Mending & Alterations / Shoe Repair & Cleaning 

Website: https://www.thenapery.co.nz/ 

Visit: 21g Gordon Road, Wanaka

Phone: +64 3 443 1733

 

Nemo

A collective of creatives & experts in sewing and bespoke tailoring. Our passion is in making our clients look and feel fabulous without leaving a negative impact on the planet. We believe hiring, repairing, repurposing, altering and making bespoke are all vital to sustainable practice.

Visit: 3 Gray Street, Queenstown

Email: info@nemo.co.nz

Website: www.nemo.co.nz 

Phone: +64 3 441 4302 

Jewellery

Little Betty’s

Upcycling old jewellery into new and repairing broken jewellery

Matilda van Urquhart (via Anna)

annavanriel@gmail.com

0273679940

https://m.facebook.com/littlebettystreasure/

Electronics

Aotea Electric

23a Gordon Road, Wānaka, 9305

03 443 1260

wanaka.reception@aoteaelectric.co.nz 

Tec Ops Wānaka

24 Dungarvon Street, Wānaka, 9305

03 428 2911/021 869 079

info@tec-ops.co.nz

www.tec-ops.co.nz 

Furniture/Woodwork

Morven Design & Build

General woodworking, furniture etc

Michael Veasey

veasey4@hotmail.co.nz 

0277227772

 

Cardock Design

Making and repairing wooden furniture. I thrive on creative problem solving and enjoy helping others find solutions to their unique situations.

Clement Lind

cardockdesign@gmail.com

0275694756

https://www.facebook.com/203681873504875/

 

Outdoor gear

Kiwi Wader Company

We are an NZ based company making high quality waders for private and professionals users alike. We focus on using excellent quality neoprene, patterns and glues. And can tailor to suit your needs, eg. handwarmer pockets, eperb and mobile phone pouches.

Dave Hatton

sales@kiwiwaders.co.nz

03 324 2831

https://www.facebook.com/KiwiWaders/about/?ref=page_internal

 

Hellcat Cycles

Bike Mechanic

Kevin Higgins

wheelieking81@gmail.com

022 069 6387

 

Metalwork

Metalworks Wanaka

Metal and mechanical repairs

Steve Rumore

Sales@metalworkswanaka.co.nz 

+64220974596

https://www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz

 

General

3D Printing NZ Ltd

I want to offer as a paid service, to fix just about anything.

Tim Jacobsen

timothy.jacobsen@gmail.com

+6421378253

http://3dp.nz/?page=contact_us

 

Individual – Dave Pickard

Happy to assist people to fix their own stuff

LibPick@xtra.co.nz

0274 903 353

 

Individual – Simon Phelon

I love fixing things. I have many years experience as a computer technician and before that a radio technician in the territorial army.

Simonphelon@gmail.com

034423421

 

Individual – Greg Fawcett

I have a 3D printer and would be happy to help fix things by 3D printing spare plastic parts that you need for your repair job. 

greg@vig.co.nz

021 333 291