about us

Email: store@orient-nz.com

Phone: 0800 746 767

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the windy city, is a slice of calm and serenity that you will find within Orient.

Our homeware store embodies all things ‘Modern Asian’, where our tableware is exclusively imported directly from Japan. We have an ever-extending range of products, from tableware and furniture to artwork and home fragrance; you can now enjoy various Asian cultures, within the comforts of your own home.

Our beautiful tableware features modern Asian designs with a classic take on Japanese Ceramics in a variety of shapes and glazes to suit any occasion. The process and traditional techniques used today are the same as they been for generations. The clay is sourced by local makers from a huge basin within the Gifu Prefecture on the main island of Honshu. Each piece no matter how similar, is unique in itself as it has been skilfully made and glazed by hand.

Within the modern worlds obsession with perfection, the traditional Japanese ideologies of ‘Wabi Sabi’ offers us a new way to look at things, by appreciating and embracing the beauty within imperfections.

We also stock a range of luxury New Zealand made products. From beautifully designed bath and skincare products, handmade exfoliating soaps to body oils and milk bath soaks. You will want to treat yourself to a pampering session in the comfort of your home. Our carefully selected range of New Zealand made diffusers and candles provide any room with a subtle but delightful scent.

Gourmet snacks from our in-house brand; Asian Food Republic include delicious caramelised nut medleys, dipping sauces, salts, mini pavlovas, fortune cookies and more. Handmade and packaged here in Wellington, they make a great addition in any kitchen and the perfect foodie gift.

Amongst our tableware we also stock a variety of furnishings for your home with beautifully soft throws, an exquisite range of high quality linen napkins, tea towels and various vases and baskets than are perfect to use for plants and storage.

The vision for our store was to be a place where people can be inspired by our thoughtfully selected products and enjoy spending time amongst beautifully crafted items.