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:



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


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


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


Phone: +64272209547


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


Phone: 03 443 1629



Queenstown Gear Repair

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

Visit: 9 Woodstock Road, Shotover Country, Queenstown



Facebook: Queenstown Gear Repair

Phone: +64 27 222 3769


The Napery

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


Visit: 21g Gordon Road, Wanaka

Phone: +64 3 443 1733



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



Phone: +64 3 441 4302 


Little Betty’s

Upcycling old jewellery into new and repairing broken jewellery

Matilda van Urquhart (via Anna)



Aotea Electric

23a Gordon Road, Wānaka, 9305

03 443 1260 

Tec Ops Wānaka

24 Dungarvon Street, Wānaka, 9305

03 428 2911/021 869 079 


Morven Design & Build

General woodworking, furniture etc

Michael Veasey 



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



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

03 324 2831


Hellcat Cycles

Bike Mechanic

Kevin Higgins

022 069 6387



Metalworks Wanaka

Metal and mechanical repairs

Steve Rumore 




3D Printing NZ Ltd

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

Tim Jacobsen



Individual – Dave Pickard

Happy to assist people to fix their own stuff

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.



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.

021 333 291