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Refresh with Yellow!

We are proud as punch to again have Yellow as our Hero Sponsor for the December Fair! They are the driving force behind so many New Zealand businesses, and we could not do the Fair without them. Just like the Fair, they are genuinely passionate about making small business grow and prosper. Helping out so many of the entrepreneurs that are part of the Fair is a genuine warm fuzzy giver and we love that about Yellow. Of course like any good business, it’s a team effort and without community support, many of these businesses wouldn’t be where they are today.READ MORE

YHG Festive Home Tour

Our friends at Your Home & Garden are once again putting on the Festive Home Tour! Some of Auckland’s most stunning homes will open their doors for a great cause in early November, with top Auckland chefs serving up signature dishes within their kitchens.READ MORE

Maker Roll Call: December 2015

I am so proud to announce the Makers that will be part of the 6th December 2015 Auckland Fair!! With over 220 applications reaching my inbox, condensing those down to under 140 was near impossible and so heart wrenching.
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Applications are OPEN

That’s right! Applications are open for Makers to be part of the 6th December Auckland Fair! The email hit inboxes and applications have been rolling in, it’s been so great to see such a wide mix of handmade goodness. Applications close at 5pm on the 11th of September, so get your skates on.READ MORE

AKLFair on Film

A few months before the June 2015 Fair, we sat down for a chat with our friends at Swift & Click about how we could go about documenting the day that is the Auckland Fair.

Aside from being an awesome event, bursting with handmade, the Auckland Fair is also put together at the venue on the day of the Fair. READ MORE

Jump for Joy: Tips for the day!

With the Auckland Fair about to descend upon you in just TWO DAYS its time to get an action-plan in place. It’ll be all hands on deck as we prepare to welcome our makers and visitors for the day, but you’ll be cool as a cucumber, with Mojo coffee in hand, as we share with you some tips to make this Sunday a fantastic day….READ MORE