We pride ourselves in being a destination for unique giftware in Waikanae.

What we sell:

  • Lotto / Instant Kiwi
  • Cards for any occasions (birthdays, anniversaries, condolences)
  • Giftwrap
  • Celebration wine glasses, cups, bottles (21st, and other anniversaries).
  • Wedding items (photo frames, wedding horseshoe etc)
  • Fresh flowers
  • Kapiti Chocolate / Kako Chocolate
  • Coffee/Tea (giftsets)
  • Stationery for schools/office
  • Ink cartridges
  • Books (fiction/non-fiction, adults and children)
  • Magazines
  • Toys

and much much more

About the store

Opened its doors many years ago, as a sub-branch of the "PaperPlus", formerly known as "Take Note", The Bookshelf has been a family owned business since ageeees ago. As it proudly stands, on the main State Highway 1, it caters for all your stationery and giftware needs, as well as it’s very well known for its selection of books, variety of cards for any occasion and Lotto.

The Bookshelf has strong connection with local schools, supplying them with school packs and stationery. The Bookshelf believes in supporting Aotearoa’s small businesses, and loves displaying and showcasing NZ made products. We offer lovely customer service and help clients to find that little something special for any occasion.